Senior lecturer at the Department of German and French Languages.
- 1973 — graduation from the School of Foreign Languages, O. M. Gorkyi Kharkiv State University (currently: V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University).
- since 1975 — lecturer, Department of German and French Languages, O. M. Gorkyi Kharkiv State University (currently: V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University);
- since 1992 — senior lecturer, Department of German and French Languages;
- since 2001 — Associate Dean for Part-Time Education and Retraining , School of Foreign Languages.
Translation of scientific and technical literature, foreign language teaching methodology.
Main Scientific Works:
- I. O. Tankina. French for students of the School of Ecology. Part 1. Study guide. – Kharkiv: Rizo Kharkivskoho natsionalnoho universytetu imeni V. N. Karazina, 2000. – 40 s.
- I. O. Tankina. French language. Compendium of conversational topics for students of non-linguistic schools. – Kharkiv. – 2001. – 50 s. (co-authored).
- I. O. Tankina. Geography and geology of France. – Kharkiv: Kharkivskyi natsionalnyi universytet imeni V. N. Karazina, 2003. – 47 s.