CFP: Graduate Student Essay Prize (ASEEES)

Deadline for Submissions: June 1, 2019

The ASEEES Graduate Student Essay Prize was established in 1990 and is awarded for an outstanding essay by a graduate student in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. The winner of the competition receives free roundtrip domestic airfare to and room at the ASEEES Annual Convention and an honorary ASEEES membership for the following year. The prize is presented during the awards presentation at the Annual Convention. Continue reading “CFP: Graduate Student Essay Prize (ASEEES)”

Prof. Dev: Distinguished Service Award for Librarianship (ASEEES)

Deadline for Nominations: June 1, 2019

The ASEEES Committee on Libraries and Information Resources  Distinguished Service Award, which was established in 2010, honors ASEEES member librarians, archivists or curators whose contributions to the field of Slavic, East European and Eurasian studies librarianship have been especially noteworthy or influential. The effect of these contributions may be the result of continuous or distinguished service to the profession, but may also be the result of extraordinarily active, innovative or collaborative work that deserves national recognition. This awards was established in 2010.

Funding: Tucker-Cohen Dissertation Prize (ASEEES)

Deadline for Nominations: May 15, 2019

The Robert C. Tucker/Stephen F. Cohen Dissertation Prize, established in 2006 and sponsored by the KAT Charitable Foundation, is awarded annually (if there is a distinguished submission) for an outstanding English-language doctoral dissertation in Soviet or Post-Soviet politics and history in the tradition practiced by Robert C. Tucker and Stephen F. Cohen. The dissertation must be defended at an American or Canadian university, and must be completed during the calendar year prior to the award. The prize carries a $5,000 award intended to help the author turn the dissertation into a publishable manuscript. The prize is awarded at the ASEEES Annual Convention.

Job: Admin Assistant/Travel Support Specialist (Seattle)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

MIR Travel Agency is accepting applications for a new Admin Assistant and Travel Support Specialist! Based in Seattle, Mir organizes tours around Central Asia/Silk Route, East Europe, Russia, and China.

They are seeking an extremely detail-oriented, reliable and friendly individual with very strong organizational/office and Mac OS X computer skills and an attitude of “willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done,” to join their team!

For more information or to apply- visit their website!

Job: Travel Account Manager/Tour Specialist (Seattle)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

MIR Travel Agency is accepting applications for a new Travel Account Manager and Tour Specialist! Based in Seattle, Mir organizes tours around Central Asia/Silk Route, East Europe, Russia, and China.

This position has responsibility over a significant number of trip departures, managing behind-the-scene trip logistics as well as helping people prepare for their journeys.  Areas of focus of this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Destination and Itinerary Expertise;
  • Sales & Sales Support;
  • Client Pre-Departure Service;
  • Tour Program Development & Budgeting;
  • Tour Operations Management.

For more information or to apply- visit the website!

 

Acad. Job: Asst. Prof. of Polish Language (Toronto)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2019

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Polish Language, Literature and Culture beginning July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter, and ending on June 30, 2021. Continue reading “Acad. Job: Asst. Prof. of Polish Language (Toronto)”

CFP: Canadian Assoc. of Slavists Book Prize

Deadline for Submissions: May 15, 2019

The 2019 Canadian Association of Slavists/Taylor & Francis Book Prize has released a call for submissions! Please note that all submissions must be postmarked by or on 15 May 2019. Full details follow in English below.

The book prize jury consists of three members chosen by the CAS executive. Nominations for the 2019 Book Prize competition are to be postmarked by or on 15 May 2019. The prize winner will be announced in an e-mail to CAS members and on the CAS/CSP website in September 2019. The winner receives a cash award of $500 CAD and recognition at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Slavists. Continue reading “CFP: Canadian Assoc. of Slavists Book Prize”

Lang. Training: Summer Russian Course with Online Option (Norman, OK)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Oklahoma in Norman is offering a five-hour second-semester Russian course (RUSS 1225) this summer that can be taken either as a seat-time class in Norman or through a virtual meetings platform from afar.  Long-distance students can see the board, the instructor, the seat-time students, and each other.  Communicative work is emphasized.  The class will run from June 10-July 19, 10:30-12:50 MTWRF using the textbook Beginner’s Russian.  Interested students should contact Matthew McGarry if they have questions: Matthew.P.Mcgarry-1@ou.edu.

To enroll in the class, students would need to be admitted as “undergraduate visitors,” which is a straight-forward process:  http://www.ou.edu/admissions/apply/nondegree

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