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Academic Job: Czech Lecturer (UPenn)

Deadline for Applications: November 1, 2018 or until filled

The Penn Language Center at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a part-time position of Lecturer in Czech starting August 2019. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of a renewal, contingent upon satisfactory performance, student interest, and the availability of funding. Candidates will be expected to teach 2 courses per semester: the Czech language at two levels each semester and/or a content course.

Qualifications: evidence of successful teaching experience at the collegiate level, knowledge of language pedagogy, native or near-native fluency in Czech and English, at least an M.A. in Slavic Studies or related field. Candidates must currently be authorized to work in the U.S., without future need of any sponsorship for employment authorization because this is a part-time position.

Please send a letter of application (including a statement of teaching philosophy) and curriculum vitae to Dr. Lada Vassilieva at vassilie@sas.upenn.edu. In the letter, please indicate the names and email addresses of three referees who can attest to your pedagogical qualifications.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted at the ASEEES Convention in Boston in December 2018 and/or via Skype. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Academic Job: Asst. Prof. of Central Eu Studies (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing until filled

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu/) invites applications for a full time, tenure track position: Assistant Professor (Working Title: Laszlo Birinyi, Sr. Fellow) in Central European Studies to begin July 1, 2019. See position webpage for more information

The successful candidate will maintain an active research program, teach a range of courses in Central European culture, literature, and/or film, and perform service for the department and other units in the university such as the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies.

Doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Germanic Languages and Literatures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, or a related field by July 1, 2019 required. Candidates should have a strong research portfolio that includes Central European literature, film, or other media.

Applicants must apply online and upload 1) a letter of application; 2) a current CV; 3) statements of research and teaching philosophy; 4) an English- language scholarly writing sample of no more than 25 pages; and 5) the names, titles, and contact information for four individuals willing to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf. These reference providers will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead.

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Inquiries to: CentralEuropeanSearch@unc.edu.

Applicants must apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/148713

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job: Program Director for Temerty Program (Harvard)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing until Filled

On behalf of HURI, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Program Director for the Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program at Harvard University. This is a unique opportunity for a talented, ambitious social scientist to shape the future of academic research on contemporary Ukraine.

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Job: Program Admin Specialist (Open Society Foundations)

Deadline for Applications: Open Until Filled

Job description

The Open Society Foundations are a major nongovernmental supporter of efforts to improve the economic and social inclusion of Roma in Central and South Eastern Europe. Over the past two decades, our Roma-related programs have worked on a wide range of issues, including equal access to quality education, women’s empowerment and gender equity, public health, civic and political participation, media access and the development of Roma media, promoting tolerance, cultural diversity, and challenging anti-Roma prejudice.

The Roma Initiatives Office provides support to civil society through three major programs: Barvalipe—richness or pride in the Romani language—which supports the emergence of a confident new generation of Roma advocates capable of leading Roma organizations or working in EU institutions, international organizations, and national public service; Zoralipe—strength or power—which supports the institutional growth of Roma organizations; and Paruvipe—change—which supports advocacy campaigns aimed at influencing public decision-making and service delivery. Continue reading

Internships: Russia/Ukraine Portfolio at the Institute for the Study of War (Washington, DC)

Deadline for Applications: ASAP for this Fall; ongoing every semester

A UT alumna (IRG, minor in Eastern European/Russian Studies) is looking for interns to join her on the Russia/Ukraine Portfolio at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, DC for Fall 2018 (also offered every semester).

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To submit your application, please go to https://understandingwar.bamboohr.com/jobs/

 

Required documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample (no longer than 5 pages; can be an excerpt from a longer paper). Please include your writing sample in the SAME DOCUMENT as your cover letter.

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Internship: Russian-Proficient Research Analyst Intern (Los Angeles, CA)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

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I hope this email finds you well. I am Victor L. Salazar-Madrigal, a UCLA 2016 alumnus. I am reaching out to you in the hope that you can share an internship opportunity that might be of interest for current students who are looking for a Russia-related internship here in Los Angeles.

I am currently a research analyst with The Camstoll Group, a Los Angeles-based research and advisory firm specializing in sanctions and international security issues. We advise banks, multinationals, and other organizations in managing sanctions-related risk.

We are currently recruiting Russian-proficient research analyst interns for a paid internship opportunity in our Los Angeles office this fall. Interns will work on-site for a minimum of 20 hours per week for at least three months. The internship will focus specifically on researching security issues in Eurasia.

Interns will be hired on a rolling basis beginning immediately. Candidates may apply for the internship at: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=C4217.

Internship: The Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (Dushanbe, Tajikistan)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia – Tajikistan invites energetic and motivated graduate and undergraduate students to apply for our international internship program in Dushanbe.

Our internship program offers foreigners the chance to acquaint themselves with development work in Central Asia, a rapidly changing region comprising five separate countries. Participants gain experience in project implementation, research, and project evaluation. The program includes possible working trips to project sites. Previous participants have gone on to become major scholars in Central Asian studies and work for institutions like the UN and State Department. We accept interns at any time of the year, and are relatively flexible regarding the length of the internship.

Requirements:

  • He/she must express a deep interest in Central Asia and Tajikistan; as well as concerning the work of international organizations.
  • Proficiency in writing English; knowledge of Russian or Tajik is a plus.
  • Previous experience in international development projects is desirable.

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Job: Czech Speaking Data Analyst (Austin, TX)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

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Apex Systems has a client in the Austin TX area looking for a fluent Czech speaker for a Data Analyst opportunity. This would be for a 12+ month contract and is a more entry level position. While this role might not be of interest to you, I wanted to connect with you to see if you happen to know anyone who might be interested in this type of role. If so, I can be reached directly at bmccann@apexsystems.com. This client has multiple openings for fluent Czech and German speakers so I would be happy to speak with anyone you would recommend!

Thanks!
Brian McCann
Professional Recruiter at Apex Systems

Academic Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (U. of Missouri)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, AY2018-2019

The Russian program at the University of Missouri is looking for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, non-tenure track, ABD, or PhD, starting August 2018 for the 2018-12019 academic year. Teaching experience in language required. Responsibilities will include coordination and teaching in the elementary Russian sequence; at least one semester each of second- and third-year Russian language; other courses may include language, literature and/or culture, depending on VAP strengths and departmental need. Specialization or extensive training in second-language acquisition preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

Please apply on line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (Job Opening ID 26608). Use the online application and be prepared to upload a cover letter and your CV.   Two reference letters are required and should be sent electronically to search committee chair, Dr. Martha Kelly (kellymartha@missouri.edu). Applicants may also contact Dr. Kelly with any questions about job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu) for any questions about the application process.

Job: Resident Director in Almaty, Kazakhstan (American Councils)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

American Councils is currently accepting applications for a Resident Director position based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven and passionate leader to assist U.S. college students in navigating the academic and cultural landscape of Kazakhstan while participating on a summer, semester, or academic year language immersion program. Please view the posting details below. All applications should be submitted through the link at the bottom of this message.

SUMMARY:

The Almaty Resident Director serves as the American Councils representative and in-country Program Director for participants on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP), hosted by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.  The Resident Director is available to program participants on a daily basis; observes student classes and meets regularly with teachers, administrators, and students;oversees student housing; and arranges group travel and cultural programs. The Almaty Resident Director is available to participants during any emergencies that arise and communicates regularly with the AC Study Abroad program staff in Washington, DC.  Prior to departure for Kazakhstan, the Resident Director attends American Councils orientation programs: for both resident directors, and for participants. The Resident Director travels to Kazakhstan with the student group at the beginning of the program and returns to Washington, DC with the group at the end of the program. Following return to Washington, DC, the Resident Director attends the post-program debrief. The Resident Director reports to the AC Study Abroad Senior Program Manager. All offers are contingent upon ability to receive and maintain a visa to the host country.

ANTICIPATED EMPLOYMENT DATE:  Mid-August 2018 to mid-August 2019 (covering three program periods: Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Summer 2019) with possible re-appointment. Continue reading