Deadline: February 29, 2016
The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies is offering competitive scholarships ranging from $2,000-4,000 to be used for the study of Polish language and culture, or research related to Poland in any field. Travel may take place for summer or during the academic year.
Deadline for Application: February 15, 2016
Program Dates: June 10, 2016 – July 10, 2016 (4 weeks)
Contemporary Russia explores the collapse of the Soviet Union and the rise of the Russian Federation, economic and political developments under Vladimir Putin, Russia’s relations with its neighbors today, the role of the mass media in society, and the latest trends in popular culture.
Students will take two 4-credit courses on Contemporary Russian Culture, and Politics and Economics in Post-Soviet Russia, both conducted in English by faculty at Moscow International University. Participants also receive five hours of Russian language instruction per week, at the appropriate level (including beginner; no prior foreign language study required).
For more information visit here and to apply click here!
Deadline: February 10, 2016
The Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of Ghent University is looking for a full-time junior assistant within the department of Languages and Cultures.
Deadline for Full Consideration: February 14, 2016
Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2016 and will
continue until the position is filled!
The Department of Russian and Eurasian Studies at Mount Holyoke College
invites applications for a three-year appointment as Five College Lecturer
in Russian serving the Russian Language Initiative for Mount Holyoke, Smith
College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The appointment is
anticipated to begin in academic year 2016-2017, with the possibility of
renewal, pending approval of funding and continuing need.
The position requires teaching the Russian language at all levels,
designing instructional materials, using instructional technology where
appropriate, organizing and participating in extra-curricular programs. The
successful candidate will teach five courses each academic year, at least
two of which will be on a campus other than Mount Holyoke.
Deadline: February 29, 2016
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is offering one fellowship award to support original source dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences at the Preservation Research and Testing Division of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. The fellowship is offered as part of CLIR’s long-established Mellon Fellowship program and is generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The total award ranges from $23,500 to $31,000, depending on the length of the project. Fellows must begin their research between June 1 and September 1, 2016 and end within 12 months of commencing.
An applicant may be of any nationality but must be enrolled in a U.S. graduate school and be studying here, not on a campus abroad even if operated by a U.S. institution.
Proposed research must be conducted on-site at the Library of Congress for the entire duration of the fellowship.
Deadline: February 5, 2016
PAE-REACT is recruiting for Senior Political Officer at the OSCE Mission to Moldova. The successful candidate will have excellent political analysis/reporting skills, good familiarity with the historical and current political situation of Moldova, fluency in Russian, and preferably also knowledge of Romanian.
Deadline: February 5, 2016
Other languages may be added pending approval on a case-by-case basis. FLAS awards are available for both academic year (in residence at UT) and summer studies (at UT, abroad or elsewhere in the US). See our non-exhaustive list of FLAS eligible language programs!
*Applicants pursuing Persian/Tajik, Turkish, Romani, and Yiddish or any other languages for which they seek approval must show applicability to the study of our region, which includes the Balkans/Southeast Europe, Central/Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, Russia, Central Asia, the Caucasus or the former Soviet sphere of influence.
Deadline: February 7, 2016
Salary Range: $31,624.00 to $41,111.00 / Per Year
DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This is a temporary student internship appointment, not to exceed six (6) months.
This position is located in the U. S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Boston/New York Region, Boston, MA. Under the direction of a professional staff member, the incumbent is responsible for providing Para technical assistance in the Federal/State Statistical Programs. The junior economist trainee works under senior staff in economic data collection and technical support work within the occupational safety and health statistics branch.
For more information about the internship and how to apply, please visit here!
Deadline: February 8, 2016
Salary Range: $20.78 to $33.04 / Per Hour
This is a student internship (full-time) appointment that is expected to last for more than one year. PLEASE NOTE: To be appointed to this position, you must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis at a qualifying academic institution at the time of appointment, and must maintain such enrollment throughout the duration of the appointment.
Upon completion of requirements for graduation and successful completion of the internship, the appointee may become eligible for non-competitive conversion, at the agency’s discretion, to a term or permanent position in the competitive service. Appointee must sign a DOL Pathways Intern Program Participant Agreement. The entire duration of the internship constitutes a trial period. Appointee must be a U.S. citizen in order to be eligible for conversion to a permanent position in the competitive service upon completion of the internship.
Deadline for Applications: February 5, 2016
Title: Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
Sponsor: Center for European Studies (CES) – University of Texas
Description: CES offers FLAS Fellowships to fund highly competitive graduate and undergraduate students for the study of regional foreign languages, including, but not limited to: Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French (grad only), German (grad only), Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish (grad only), Swedish, Turkish, and Yiddish. Other languages may be added pending approval on a case-by-case basis. FLAS awards are available for both the academic year (in residence at UT) and summer studies (at UT, abroad, or elsewhere in the US). Applicants for any language (including those not listed) must show applicability to the study of Europe.
How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by February 5. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.
More Info: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/european_studies/Funding-Opportunities/About-Funding-Opportunities.php