Job: Visiting assistant professorship in Late Soviet and Contemporary Russian History, EUSPDeadline: April 20, 2012http://www.eu.spb.ru/index/jobs/4531-position-of-an-assistant-professor-in-late-soviet-and-contemporary-russian-historyPosition of an Assistant Professor in Late Soviet and Contemporary Russian HistoryThe Department of History at EUSP invites applications for one-year visiting assistant professorship for 2012-2013 in Late Soviet and Contemporary Russian History, focusing on the post-Stalin period.The Department particularly welcomes applications from candidates able to situate Russian history in broader interdisciplinary or comparative contexts, and focusing on new trends in historiography and methodological approaches. Responsibilities include 2 courses at the graduate level each semester, engagement in departmental affairs, and advising PhD students on academic writing in English.Applications should include curriculum vitae; a brief statement of research and teaching interests; names and contact information (not letters) for three people able to provide recommendations; and samples of scholarly writing and relevant syllabi. Salary is competitive, and will include a housing allowance as well as travel fund. The deadline for applications is April 20, 2012.Please send all materials either by e-mail to history@eu.spb.ru; by FedEx or other express mail to the Department of History, European University at St. Petersburg, 3, Gagarinskaia Street, 191187 St. Petersburg, Russia.For enquiries about the position or the European University, contact Alexandra Bekasova abekasova@eu.spb.ru; or Bill Rosenberg wgr@umich.edu.