The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill invites applications for the Laszlo Birinyi, Sr. Professorship in Hungarian Language and Culture, a full professorship with tenure effective July 1 2006. The Department seeks a specialist in Hungarian culture with strong interests in one or more of the following fields: literary analysis and history, cultural studies, linguistics, film and media studies, critical theory. The successful candidate will be a distinguished scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching on both graduate and undergraduate levels and teaching experience in the American university system. Teaching obligations include general and specialized courses in Hungarian culture and language. Excellent (native or near-native) knowledge of Hungarian and English is required. Secondary specialization in any subfield of Slavic literary studies, cultural studies, or linguistics is desirable.
Applicants are requested to send a letter detailing their research and teaching interests, an updated curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and four confidential letters of recommendation. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No electronic applications, please. Deadline for receipt of applications is February 15, 2006.
All nominations and applications should be sent to:
Professor Madeline Levine
Search Committee Chair
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
425 Dey Hall
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3165