Lecturer/Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Open Rank Faculty Positions) in English Division
Innopolis University, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Russian Federation

Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences – English Division

Lecturer/Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Open Rank Faculty Positions)

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of Innopolis University invites applications for non-tenure, tenure track and tenured faculty positions at all ranks.

Candidates are being sought with strong expertise in teaching English for Academic Purposes, Academic Writing, Technical Writing, Communication.

Usually, the initial appointment is a 1-3 years contract, with expectation of extension or tenure for tenure-track positions. Senior faculty members are also invited for sabbatical positions on negotiable conditions.



Responsibilities include the following:

  • teaching three semester-long courses to undergraduate, graduate students or post-graduates during the academic year
  • curriculum and course development
  • providing general program guidance
  • contributing to community services and other activities related to developing and maintaining the intellectual and cultural environment of the University


Successful candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • an achieved PhD from an internationally recognized educational and/or research institution
  • minimum 3 years teaching experience (including teaching assistantship) at an internationally recognized institution
  • active research interests in the field of interest for the institute with publications in recognized international venues


Innopolis University offers a competitive salary, which gross level is aligned with North American institutions. Additionally, Russian residents enjoy a flat taxation rate of 13%. The benefits package includes paid vacation, housing allowance (based on the rank and family size), relocation allowance, home travel (twice per year), paid health care coverage.



Candidates should submit a full application package, consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement in pdf format by email to faculty@innopolis.ru

Additionally, they should arrange to have three reference letters sent by email to the same address.


Innopolis University is the first university in Russia focused on Information Technology and Robotics using English as the language of instruction. By 2023, it aims at joining the top-100 institutions under 50 years old worldwide. The Faculty of Computer Science is comprised of four institutes (Software Engineering; Cyber-physical Systems, Networks and Security; Data Science and Artificial Intelligence; Robotics and Computer Vision). It offers a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with four specializations (one per institute), four Master’s degree programs in Software Engineering, Data Science, AI and Robotics, and Secure Systems and Network Engineering, and a research-based doctoral program.

The University actively collaborates with the largest local companies, including Gazprom, Sberbank, Kaspersky, Yandex, Parallels, etc. as well as with the world’s leading universities in the field of Computer Science, in particular: Carnegie Mellon University, USA; ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy; KAIST, Republic of Korea and others.

The University targets intellectually advanced youth with strong knowledge in Math and CS. The average student acceptance rate is about 3%.Innopolis University is located in Innopolis, a new Russian city designed to be a major IT hub of the country, just 35 kilometers away from Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Tatarstan is rapidly developing region in Russia attracting investment in high-tech development, education and sport.

Kazan, where the faculty members experience a unique mixture of western and traditional lifestyles is similar to any mid-sized North American or European cosmopolitan city, including a rich and vibrant atmosphere with easy access to excellent restaurants, theaters, concert halls, museums, professional and amateur sports, recreation and much more.

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