Tag Archives: Ongoing

Acad. Job: Part-Time Lecturer (Boston)

The Department of Slavic and Eastern Languages and Literatures is looking to fill a Part-Time Lecturer position in Russian at the Elementary and Intermediate levels. Candidates with strong training in Russian Language and Culture, and with experience in teaching at a North American university are encouraged to send a CV and letter of interest to the Department Administrator, Korina Tazbir (tazbir@bc.edu) for immediate consideration.

Boston College, a Catholic Jesuit research university in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Lang. Training: Online Beginning, Intermediate Czech (KU)

The University of Kansas offers two years of beginning and intermediate Czech on-line in 2019–2020. The classes are taught by Dr. Mila Saskova-Pierce. The classes meet twice a week for synchronous instruction using ZOOM platform. Free textbook, texts and other pedagogical materials are available in Blackboard or word format.

The courses follow the ACTFL format, the five Cs, as well the Common European Framework of Languages (CEFR) which is the European Proficiency Assessment.

The classes accept university students as well as independent learners, who enroll in the class.  At the end of the four semesters students should be able to perform on the ACTFL intermediate level of speaking and writing proficiency as well as of reading and listening comprehension.

Students who have studied Czech previously are welcome. For more information: msaskovapierce1@gmail.com

Job: Bilingual Russian Cybercrime Intelligence Analyst

Deadline to Apply: Open until Filled

Position Summary:
The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) has an immediate opening for a Bilingual (English/Russian) Cybercrime Intelligence Analyst in the Cybercrime Intelligence Unit of its Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau (CITB). CITB is committed to protecting the public by investigating and prosecuting sophisticated cybercrime and identity theft schemes, including cases involving check and credit card fraud, cyber impersonation, cyber-stalking and bullying, computer hacking, as well as money laundering and threats to financial institutions. The Cybercrime Intelligence Unit is a team within the Bureau conducting proactive investigations of cybercriminals, with the goal of protecting New York County’s residents and financial infrastructure.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Prof. Dev: The Slavic Connexion Podcast

“The Slavic Connexion” from The University of Texas at Austin

This semester, students from the UT Slavic Department launched a new podcast called The Slavic Connexion. Each week the students, lead by grad student/filmmaker Michelle Daniel and hosted by grad students Thomas Rehnquist and Matthew Orr, and undergrads Milena Djordjevic-Kisacanin and Lauren Nyquist, take turns interviewing UT faculty, students and visiting speakers to the Department. The podcast is a fresh international chat show meant to share research, ideas, and culture in digestible episodes within and between academic institutions globally.

Check out the podcast on their website or on your favorite streaming platform to learn more!

Internship: Comm and Business Dev (Austin)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC) is a private, non-profit, self-supporting association of public universities in Texas. Its mission is to identify, develop, and conduct international programs and activities on behalf of its affiliated institutions. It is currently accepting applications for two internships.

TIEC is seeking a Marketing and Communications Intern to assist the Communications Director in increasing awareness and participation in TIEC programs. For more information visit their posting.

The Business Development Intern works under the direct guidance of the TIEC Business Development Unit and provides administrative and research support for TIEC proposals and ongoing projects. For more information on this position visit their page.

Acad. Job: Russian and BCS Lang. Lecturer (UT Austin)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a one-year lecturer, with the possibility of renewal, from Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Applicants must be qualified to teach Russian and Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian at beginning-advanced levels. Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, and a curriculum vitae, to Professor Mary Neuburger, Chair, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, 2505 University Avenue, Stop F3600, University of Texas, Austin, 78712.  The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO employer, and requires all expected hires to undergo a criminal background check.

Acad. Job: Russian Lang. Instructor (UVA)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

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.  Continue reading

Study Abroad: Summer and Fall Programs (SRAS)

Deadline for Applications: Vary By Program; May 2019 for Fall Programs

SRAS is accepting applications for fall study abroad programs and there are some spots left in a few of their summer programs too! Don’t miss these incredible opportunities to explore some incredible regions.

Summer Study Abroad:
1) Applications are still being accepted for all programs in KyrgyzstanUkraine, and Poland.
2) Add intensive language study in Kyiv (Ukraine) to a summer SRAS program in Poland for as little as $600.
3) Continuing Education, which takes education professionals to Ukraine and Georgia, is also still accepting applications!

Fall Study Abroad: Deadlines run through May and vary by program! See program pages for details.

 

Internship: Summer Research Fellowship on Russian Culture (Carnegie Mellon)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Professors Simon Dedeo (Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University) and Tatyana Gershkovich are looking for a student or recent alum to help work on a project analyzing two corpuses of Russian and Soviet diaries and letters. This position is ideal for undergraduate or pre-doctoral students with an academic career in mind and looking to enter the culture analytics space. The goal of this work is a peer-reviewed paper, and they hope to involve the student at a high intellectual level.

This is a full-time, paid position in Pittsburgh with flexible start dates in the summer period. Russian-language skills are required, as is familiarity with Python or the willingness to learn quickly. The project has an active and friendly research group with (in addition to graduate researchers) three pre-doctoral fellows and an undergraduate researcher working on different projects; it’s a supportive environment for both intellectual development and social life.

Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please contact tgershko@andrew.cmu.edu and sdedeo@andrew.cmu.edu if the position is of interest.