Acad. Job: Russian Language Lab Instructor

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Macalester College in St. Paul, MN is seeking a Russian Language Lab Instructor for the 2021-2022 academic year. The language lab instructor provides Macalester students with supplemental classroom language instruction and organizes cultural activities. This part-time position is a good fit for candidates who reside in the Twin Cities.

Read on for details, and contact Julia Chadaga (chadaga@macalester.edu) if you are interested.

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Teaching Associate, Russian (Williams College)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Williams College Russian Program is still looking for a Teaching Associate for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are posting the anoiuncement once again because we have relaxed the language requirements a bit. 

-candidate must speak Russian at the superior level or higher (we are open to any academic background, from Russian, to physics, to theatre)

-must be able to obtain a visa or already reside in the US and be eligible to work here

-candidate must be able to work in person; Williams requires full vaccination against COVID-19

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Acad. Job: Associate Director of the Institute for European Studies and Polish Studies Center (University of Indiana, Bloomington)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Institute for European Studies (EURO) in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies is the hub for academic programs and resources related to Europe and the European Union at Indiana University.

EURO is a US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center. We promote knowledge of the European region through education, scholarship, and public events.

For almost five decades, EURO has prepared students for work in a wide variety of fields, including government, business, academia, and K-12 education. Through our flexible degree programs, students have the opportunity to tailor an educational experience to their unique interests and goals. Course offerings from 20 departments in eight schools and the chance to study any of twenty European languages ensures that our students have the expertise, analytical ability, and communication skills necessary to be an asset to any team.

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Job: Diplomatic Couriers (US Department of State)

Deadline: Ongoing

Who May Apply

Must be a U.S. citizen. Potential applicants should read the entire announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements and understand a Foreign Service career. Applicants may not reapply for one year after the previous application for the same position. If a State Department Suitability Review Panel denied suitability in the last two years, you may not apply (except Diplomatic Security Special Agent (SA) candidates whose denial was based solely on the unique requirements for SAs.)

Duties

Summary

The U.S. Department of State is hiring Diplomatic Couriers (DSC). The salary listed is from the FS Base Schedule Payscale. In most cases, new-hires are paid at the FS Overseas Comparability Pay rate ($49,108 to $72,117). The Department of State offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Joining the Foreign Service is more than just salary.

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Online Ukrainian Course (University of Kansas)

The University of Kansas is offering first-year Ukrainian ONLINE in Fall 2021. UKRA 104: Elementary Ukrainian I is open to both KU and non-KU learners, for college credit (5 credits).  

UKRA 104 is mostly asynchronous: students work with materials in Canvas Monday through Thursday at their own pace and meet each Friday as a class for a one-hour session via Zoom. 

Among other materials, UKRA 104 uses the open-education web-based resource for learning basic Ukrainian grammar, Dobra Forma (https://dobraforma.ku.edu/), developed by the course’s instructor, Dr. Oleksandra Wallo.  

The course begins on August 23 and ends on December 17, 2021. Please email Dr. Wallo (owallo@ku.edu) with questions on how to enroll, the cost, or the course itself. 

CFP: Screening Youth, Cinematic Representation of Youth During the Soviet/Post-Soviet Period

Deadline: August 20, 2021

Proposals are invited for a thematic cluster of articles to appear in Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema on the topic of “Screening Youth,” to be published in early 2023; guest editor, Jenny Kaminer (Associate Professor of Russian, UC-Davis). Papers analyzing any aspect of the cinematic representation of youth during the Soviet- or post-Soviet periods—including close analyses of individual films or directors, as well as broader considerations of sociocultural and political questions—are welcome. Submissions that situate Soviet and/or Russian representations of youth on screen in the context of international cinematic trends are particularly welcome.

Please submit a short proposal (~200 words), along with a 1-page cv or short bio, to jekaminer@ucdavis.edu, by August 20, 2021.

Final submissions will be due by January 15, 2022.

Academic Year Virtual Internship (Education USA Ukraine)

Deadline: July 31, 2021

EducationUSA Ukraine is currently looking to hire three virtual interns for the 2021-2022 academic year through the Virtual Student Federal Service. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in international affairs or international education and want to support the future leaders of Ukraine.

The full job postings with information about how to apply are below:
• Social Media Internship Program: https://vsfs.state.gov/projects/4358
• Advising Internship Program: https://vsfs.state.gov/projects/3786

Lecturer in Russian Language (University of Leeds)

Deadline: August 2, 2021

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out scholarship-led teaching in Russian language? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience?

You will carry out teaching in Russian Studies, with a particular focus on Russian language. You will convene and teach a number of undergraduate modules, and contribute to supervision and marking of undergraduate dissertations. You will be expected to take on administrative duties in Russian Studies, and will also contribute to the administration of the School’s activities, and the teaching of School-wide modules, as appropriate.

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Russian Teaching Associate Position (Williams College)

Deadline: August 2, 2021

-candidate must be a native speaker of Russian (we are open to any academic background, from Russian, to physics, to theatre)

-must be able to obtain a visa or already reside in the US and be eligible to work here

-candidate must be able to work in person; Williams requires full vaccination against COVID-19

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CFP: Let’s Get to Work: Bringing Labor History and the History of Science Together

Deadline: September 30, 2021

From the labor in laboratory to the science in scientific management, the histories of labor and science are marked by intimate connections—many of which still await reflection and historical analysis. To provide a forum for productive conversation between labor historians and historians of science and to help address the pressing scholarly and political questions they share, the Science History Institute’s 2022 Gordon Cain Conference will explore the entanglements of science and labor as they have emerged around the globe between the 16th century and today.

Download the full call for papers as a PDF here: https://www.sciencehistory.org/…/labor_and_science_call…

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