Category Archives: Job Postings

Job: Intl Edu Program Coordinator(UNC Chapel Hill)

Deadline for Applications: March 19, 2019

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a position open for International Education Program Coordinator in the Center of European Studies.

The coordinator is responsible for creation and coordination of all CES outreach activities. These activities are geared toward K-12 teachers, community colleges, Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), Schools of Education, campus partners, community organizations, business and local government, and the general public.

Responsibilities also include creation of outreach informational and K-12 curricular materials, and administration of the Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program. Perks include working with a fun and dedicated staff in a dynamic environment!

Application Deadline: March 19
Apply Here

Travel: English Summer Camp (Zadonsk, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Forest Camp, an international English-speaking adventure camp is seeking native English speaking staff for summer 2019.
Forest Camp is located 300 miles from Moscow, in Zadonsk, Lipetsk region (6 hours by bus from Moscow airports). Camp counselors are offered free accommodation with restrooms and showers, 5 meals per day.

Continue reading

Job: Teach English in Russia (American Home)

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2019

Get an ESL teaching position with the American Home’s American English Program in Vladimir, Russia! 

The American English Program has been helping Vladimir residents to learn English since 1992 and currently has more than 600 students each semester who are taught by 10 American and 4 Russian teachers.

PROGRAM BENEFITS: monthly stipend, room and board with a Russian family, three hours per week of one-to-one Russian lessons with experienced instructors, thorough teacher orientation and ongoing teaching support from 2 full-time teacher supervisors, textbooks customized specifically for the program, a pleasant and well-equipped teaching environment, full Russian visa application support, complete on-site administrative support from an excellent Russian staff, and much more.

TEACHER OBLIGATIONS: Plan and teach four (possibly 5) 1½ hour classes that meet twice a week, hold office hours, present a brief “Saturday lecture” on any aspect of American culture, airfare to and from Moscow, visa fee, obtain TESOL certification. 

Teachers gain an enormous amount of real-world experience that can translate into opportunities that would otherwise not be available.  Some teachers stay for more than one year.  For many, the experience is life-changing.

For more information visit the website

 

Job: Digital Editor Internship (Russian Life Mag)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Russian Life magazine seeks a Digital Editor intern to curate and compile its weekly e-letter, The Weekly Russia File, and to play an active role in the magazine’s growing digital footprint.

Requirements:

  • Superb English writing skills (native English).
  • Ability to write succinctly, quippily, and knowledgeably about Russian culture (with little or no need for style editor intervention).
  • At least intermediate Russian reading ability.
  • Excellent online search, fact-checking, and news survey skills.
  • Excellent sense of humor and a taste for offbeat, under-the-radar news.
  • Basic HTML skills and comfort with CMS and online blog editing systems, including image manipulation, or willingness to gain this skill.

This is a part-time internship that is scoped at 2-3 hours per week and has a modest stipend.

To complete the online application, visit: https://goo.gl/forms/vBkhk4fyzymc4SeB3

Samples of past Russia File postings can be seen at russianlife.com

Academic Job: University of Alberta Visiting Professorship

Deadline to apply: February 28, 2019

Stuart Ramsay Tompkins Visiting Professorship

Applications are invited for the position of Stuart Ramsay Tompkins Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. This is a nine-month appointment to be held jointly in the Departments of History and Classics, and Modern Languages and Cultural Studies (MLCS, home department for the appointee). The Visiting Professor will be expected to be in residence from August 26, 2019 to May 29, 2020, and will also be expected to participate in the intellectual life of the sponsoring departments.

The successful candidate will teach two one-term courses during the year in the area of expertise (available to students in either department), and give a minimum of two public lectures throughout the year. It is anticipated that the appointee will hold regular consultations with graduate students in related fields throughout the stay and serve as an ambassador for the program upon returning home.

READ MORE at: https://www.ualberta.ca/modern-languages-and-cultural-studies/department-information/employment-opportunities

Job: Director of the Slovak Studies Program (U of Pittsburgh)

Deadline to Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The appointment begins with the fall term of 2019, with an anticipated start date of August 26, 2019. 

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for the position of Director of the Slovak Studies Program, pending budgetary approval. This appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer; the initial appointment is for one year, followed by a three-year renewable term. Duties include:

  • Teaching  beginning, intermediate, and advanced Slovak language, as well as Slovak or Slovak-comparative literature and culture at the undergraduate level.
  • Non-teaching duties include oversight of Slovak cultural and outreach activities.
  • Scholarly publication and active participation in national professional associations is encouraged, but is not a prerequisite for appointment or renewal.

Continue reading

Job: Summer Camp Counselor (Bemidji, MN)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Concordia Language Villages’ summer Russian immersion program “Лесное озеро” is actively recruiting a diverse pool for positions as counselors in our residential program for kids ages 6-18, for July 8 – August 11, 2018 in Bemidji, MN.

Counselors teach Russian language and culture in an informal program with extensive mentoring and support, and also lead “camp”-type activities (canoeing, art, etc.) and supervise cabins. These positions are appropriate for those with abundant energy and a dedication to and background in work with children and teens. They do not require teaching experience, as we expect to provide these staff with intensive teacher training, a very thorough curriculum, and in-service support. We anticipate that we will have a particular need for applicants with experience in outdoor skills/nature/ecology, folk art, guitar/balalaika/domra, Central Asia and/or the Caucuses. Continue reading

Academic Job: Director RUS Lang. Program (Uni. Pittsburgh)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019 or Until Filled

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for the position of Director of the Russian Language Program, pending budgetary approval. This appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer; the initial appointment is for one year, followed by a three-year renewable term.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2019, with an anticipated start date of August 26, 2019. Continue reading

Job: Resident Director (American Councils)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

American Councils is currently seeking Resident Directors for a number of summer programs focused on language acquisition and cultural immersion. These open positions include programs for Azerbaijani, Persian, Russian, and Turkish. Positions vary in length depending on the program.

For more information and to submit an electronic application, please follow the link: https://www.americancouncils.org/careers

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
American Councils is committed to taking affirmative steps to enhance employment opportunities for minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities, and strives to ensure that meaningful employment and promotional opportunities are maintained for everyone.