Visiting Professors

St Petersburg University is pleased to announce an open call to invite foreign leading experts.

Open call for Spring/Fall semester 2022

St Petersburg University has started the selection process to grant visiting professorships to eligible candidates from non-Russian universities and research institutions within the SPbU Visiting Professor Program for the spring semester 2022/fall semester 2022. The spring semester runs from the 11 February – 26 July 2022.

We are inviting candidates from foreign universities interested in lecturing official courses at Bachelors and Masters Level.

In order to apply for the SPbU Visiting Professors programme, please follow the steps below:

  1. Eligibility criteria
    • PhD degree
    • Significant academic teaching experience in the field of the proposed courses, or in a discipline related to the proposed courses
    • Professional experience, publications and research in relation to the specific content of the proposed courses
    • Experience teaching courses using the English language
    • Preferable H-index 10
       
  2. Please fill in the Application Form. Before filling the Application form, please check the actual information of the vacant positions.
  3. Available positions at SPbU

  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Computer Sciences and Information Sciences
  • Economics and Management
  • Natural Sciences

Law

Civil Law of Japan

Name of course:

 

Civil Law of Japan

 

Brief description:

For the bachelor program Jurisprudence (with an In-Depth Study of the Japanese Language and Legal System) we are looking for the Visiting Professor who is able to teach Civil Law during the autumn semester 2022 (September – December). We shall use a distance form of education.(MS Teams; Zoom; Skype)

 

Period:

Fall 2022//November-December

Language of instruction:

English, Russian

Eligibility criteria:

Significant academic teaching experience in the field of the proposed courses or in a discipline related to the proposed courses.

Workload:

4-8 academic hours

Criminal Law of Japan

Name of course

Criminal Law of Japan

Brief description

For the bachelor program Jurisprudence (with an In-Depth Study of the Japanese Language and Legal System) we are looking for the Digital Professor who is able to teach Criminal Law during the autumn semester 2022 (September – December). We shall use a distance form of education. (MS Teams; Zoom; Skype)

 

Period

Fall 2022//November-December

Language of instruction

English, Russian

Eligibility criteria

Significant academic teaching experience in the field of the proposed courses or in a discipline related to the proposed courses.

Workload

8 academic hours

  • Humanities
  • Art and Culture
  • Physical Training

Social Sciences

Research Seminar. Chinese approaches of research in the field of international relations studies or area studies.

Name of course

Research Seminar. Chinese approaches of research in the field of international relations studies or area studies.

Brief description

For the master program “Asia-Pacific Studies” we are looking for a Visiting Professor who is able to teach Chinese approaches of research in the field of international relations studies or area studies during the spring semester starting from spring 2023 (February – May).  We shall use a distance form of education. (MS Teams; Zoom)

Period

Spring 2023/February – May

Language of instruction

English, Russian

Eligibility criteria

Academic teaching and research experience in the field of international relations studies or area studies.

Workload

2 academic hours per week. The duration of the course is 34 hours per semester.

The Mutual Perception of Russia and West XVI–XIX centuries

Name of course

The Mutual Perception of Russia and West XVI–XIX centuries

Brief description

For the bachelor program History (General history), we are looking for the Visiting Professor who is able to teach during the autumn semester 2022 (September - December). 

Period

Autumn 2022// September - December

Language of instruction

English, Russian

Eligibility criteria

PhD in History

Workload

32 academic hours

Рeople of the Еnlightenment

Name of course

Рeople of the Еnlightenment 

Brief description

For the Master`s program Modernization of the West: XVI-XXI centuries (General history) we are looking for the Visiting Professor who is able to teach during the autumn semester 2022 (September - December). 

Period

Autumn 2022// September - December

Language of instruction

English, Russian

Eligibility criteria

PhD in History

Workload

26 academic hours

OurVisitingProfessors2021-2022

Emanule Meneggati

Emanule Meneggati

Full Professor Department of Sociology and Business Law, University of Bologna

Position at SPbU

Visiting Professor (Transnational Legal Practice 2021-2022)

Position

Full Professor of Labour Law and Dean of the School of Economics and Management at the University of Bologna, member of the Board of the PhD program in European Law, Adjunct Professor at Curtin University Law School (Perth, Australia)

Major

Minimum wage regulation, new forms of work in the gig/sharing/on-demand economy, social action of the European Union

Yasuharu Miura

Yasuharu Miura

Registered Foreign Attorney in Vietnam

Position at SPbU

Visiting Professor (“Commercial Law of Japan and Russia” 2021-2022)

Position

Registered Foreign Attorney in Vietnam; Japan Russia Lawyers Association Expert Board for the bachelor’s programme “Laws (with advanced studies of Japanese language and the law of Japan)” of Saint-Petersburg University; Designated Support Attorney for the JFBA System to Introduce Support Attorneys for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises doing International Business

Major

General Corporate Legal Affairs / M&A, Corporate Reorganization, and Joint Ventures / Inward Investment / Russia / Vietnam

Beryl ter Haar

Beryl ter Haar

Doctor in law

Position at SPbU

Visiting Professor (Transnational Legal Practice 2021-2022)

Position

UW Professor and director of the Centre for International and European Labour Law Studies (CIELLS) at the University of Warsaw, Poland, and endowed professor on European and Comparative Labour Law at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands

Major

European and international law, and research interest in new forms of (labour) law, especially transnational private regulation, corporate social responsibility, and legal pluralism in labour law

Tilman Plath

Doctor of Philosophy and History

Position at St. Petersburg University

Visiting Professor at the Institute of History and Philosophy

Position

Researcher at Greifswald University (Department of History)

Major

The Baltic States during the Second World War, History of Latvia, Russian economic History during the 18th Century

Tomohiko Ohno

PhD in Global Environmental Studies (Kyoto University)

Position

Professor of Environmental Policy, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University

Position at SPbU

Visiting Professor (Environmental Law of Russia and Japan 2021-2022)

Major

Environmental policy and governance, Watershed governance, Policy process