Acad. Job: Lead Instructor Second-Year Russian (UVA)

Applications will be considered beginning April 25, 2019.

The University of Virginia Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks to hire a non-tenure track, part-time, lead instructor for Second-Year Russian for the two semesters of the 2019-2020 academic year.  Compensation will take the form of $6000 in wages for each course.  One or two additional courses, in Russian literature and culture, may also become available later.

A terminal degree is desired but not required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. Teaching experience is required, preferably in North America at the college level. Applications will be considered beginning April 25, 2019. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Russian Lang. Lecturer (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Deadline for Applications: May 25, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Modern Languages and Literature is seeking a full-time lecturer for the academic year 2019-2020. This is a non-tenure, possibly renewable position. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses, 24-26 credit hours, in a vibrant Russian language program at a comprehensive research university. The Department is unable to sponsor visa applications for this position. Continue reading

Job: Museum of Russian Icons Curator (Clinton, MA)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, Massachusetts seeks accomplished, experienced, energetic full-time Curator with expertise in icons, Byzantine or related art field, and working knowledge of Church Slavonic and Russian. Will lead regional and national activities related to the collection, temporary exhibitions, and build the Museum’s academic programs with its Center for Icon Studies, including the Journal of Icons Studies.

For more information on the Museum and this post- see the website

Clinton is a small urban community, approximately one half hour from Worcester and one hour from Boston. To apply, email cover letter, cv and salary requirements to krussell@museumofrussianicons.org.

Acad. Job: Visiting Lecturer in Russian Lit (UC San Diego)

Deadline for Applications: May 10, 2019

The Department of Literature at UC San Diego invites applicants to teach one or more courses in Russian Literature during the 2019-2020 academic year. They would especially welcome candidates able to teach a course in late 19th-century Russian literature. However, all areas and proposed courses will be considered. Ph.D. or MFA or Master’s Degree in related field by time of appointment and outstanding teaching experience are required. Continue reading

Conference: Energy in Contemporary International Relations (Ukraine)

Deadline for Applications: May 10, 2019

On May 30, a CREEES partner university in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine is hosting a conference on energy policy. They are currently accepting applications for speakers! The topic is ‘Energy Factor in Contemporary International Relations’. Participation would be through Skype.

For more information- see the attached flyer!

Internship: Office Automation at Pathways IEP US Dept. of State (Washington, DC)

Deadline for Applications: April 25, 2019

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for positions in Passport (Student Trainee) in the Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP).

Visit USAJOBS to start the online application process and view the following vacancy announcement numbers. Continue reading

Study Abroad: Turkish (Archeology/Cinema/Literature) Summer Schools 2019

Deadline for Applications: May 4, 2019

Archaeology Summer School | Cinema summer school | Turkish Literature Summer School

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Yunus Emre Institute provides full-ride scholarships Turkish Summer School that all students dream of. It offers an exhilarating learning opportunity and Turkish cultural immersion, plus a whole lot of fun.

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Grad. Program: Ph.D. Research on Muslims in Russia/USSR (Amsterdam)

Deadline for Applications: April 28, 2019

PhD position ‘The Muslim Individual in Imperial and Soviet Russia’
Faculty of Humanities – Amsterdam School for Regional and Transnational and European Studies

Research at the Faculty of Humanities is carried out by six research schools under the aegis of the Amsterdam Institute of Humanistic Research. The Amsterdam School for Regional and Transnational and European Studies, one of the six research schools, currently has two vacant PhD positions as part of the ERC-funded project MIND: The Muslim Individual in Imperial and Soviet Russia, led by dr Alfrid Bustanov (University of Amsterdam). Applications are now invited from excellent candidates who wish to conduct research on the history of Muslim subjectivity in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. Continue reading