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Full-time faculty position at the School of Advanced Studies, University of Tyumen

Application deadline: open until filled

Start date: 15 August 2024

The School of Advanced Studies (SAS) at the University of Tyumen, Siberia, is an experimental interdisciplinary educational institution and international research center that operates in the English language.

We invite applications for full-time faculty positions starting 2023-2024 academic year. We have a capacity to hire up to 7 new faculty in a variety of disciplines including sociology, anthropology, economics, international relations psychology, cognitive science, cinema and media studies, history, literature, art history, and science and technology studies. We may also consider faculty working in other disciplines, as we always strive to expand the breadth of our educational offerings.

Requirements of applicants:

  • Candidates must have a PhD (or due to receive their degree by 31 July 2024) from an internationally recognized university. Candidates with MA only can also be considered. 
  • A track record of publications or a promising research agenda is required for research-intensive appointments.
  • Candidates should have some teaching experience, preferably at the undergraduate level.
  • Candidates must have fluent English; knowledge of Russian is not required. 
  • Candidates must be ready to commit to residency in Tyumen for a significant part of the academic year, depending on the teaching arrangement.

Application process:

To apply, please provide the following:

  • Your CV.
  • A detailed cover letter that outlines your experience and explains your desired role at SAS in terms of both courses you could teach and research you would be interested in doing.
  • Three letters of recommendation. Applicants should have their referees submit them directly to SAS.

Please email your application and arrange for your recommendations to be sent to

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Early applications are encouraged as paperwork and visa application process takes several months.

Preliminary interviews for suitable candidates will be conducted online.

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