Deadine to Apply: April 28, 2019
The Aleksanteri Institute at the University of Helsinki invites applications for a
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER TO STUDY IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION IN THE RUSSIAN PRISON SYSTEM for a fixed term of THREE YEARS.
The position is associated with the European Research Council Project, “Gulag Echoes in the multicultural prison: historical and geographical influences on the identity and politics of ethnic minority prisoners in the communist successor states of Russia Europe”, which is held by Professor Judith Pallot. The postdoctoral researcher will be a member of the project team and will focus on the analysis of a variety of historical and contemporary texts relating to identity construction of ethnic minority groups in Soviet and Russian prisons, correctional colonies and special settlements in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Applications are invited by 28 April 2019. See here the full job description and application instructions.
Deadline to Apply: March 24, 2019
“Language Acts and Worldmaking” project at King’s College London has a CFP open through this Sunday for proposals for writing tutorials on how to use digital tools and methods for the teaching and learning of modern languages, or research in modern language cultures and literatures.
Tutorials are meant to be written during a writing spring (in person in London, or virtually) on July 4-5th, with final submission of tutorials in September. The tutorials will be published in an Open Educational Resource collection in the fall. There’s the possibility of a small bursary (up to £200) to defray travel and accommodations getting to/from the in-person event if you want to attend it rather than the virtual option.
For more details and submission instructions, please see this webpage: https://languageacts.org/digital-mediations/event/writing-sprint/call-proposals/
The submission deadline is March 24th.
Deadline to Apply: March 22, 2019
The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University is seeking a qualified applicant to fulfill the role of Assistant Director and Grants Manager in the Language Workshop. This position will please an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the Language Workshop.
More information: http://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/72549
This position will please an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the Language Workshop. Takes primary responsibility for execution and oversight of grant activities and reporting; coordinates academic and outreach programming; and serves as primary supervisor of office support staff, graduate assistants, seasonal-hire instructors, and interns. Oversees Workshop business and financial processes; monitors accounts and budget tracking processes; develops plans for optimal use of [base and discretionary] budgets. Takes primary responsibility for supervising the Center’s strategic communications, including web and social media activity, as well as development outreach to alumni. Advises the Director about issues of strategy and policy; identifies opportunities for the development of intramural and extramural funding streams and advises the Director on findings. Oversees all student-facing functions of the workshop. Continue reading
Deadline to Apply: April 5 (priority deadline)
The Department of Germanic, Russian, and East European Languages and Literatures at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick, NJ) invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track one-year position as a Visiting Lecturer in the Russian and East European Program, effective September 1, 2019. We seek a vibrant instructor to teach first-year Russian language, as well as undergraduate literature and culture courses, including those on Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. Teaching load is 3:3. The appointed Lecturer is expected to participate in the life of the program, help organize student events, and advise students. For more information about the program, please see http://reell.rutgers.edu/. Continue reading
Deadline to Apply: March 29, 2019
Russian Language Academy Durbe, Riga, Latvia
See flyer below about extended deadline for special offer (25% discount on Russian language immersion course and accommodation). Students from the following universities have taken courses at our school: Princeton University, Georgetown University, Boston College, Florida State University, University of Colorado, University of Georgia and some more. At the present time, we also have 4 Boren students at our school, who got a scholarship of 24 – 36 weeks to study Russian.
RigaLangAcad-Russian for Politics
See US student feedback about their immersion experience in Riga: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKfB-zhclZo&t=310s
Deadline to Apply: March 25, 2019
Proficiency-Based Pedagogy for Russian: STARTALK Institute for Teachers In Middlebury Russian School
Online Session: June 24 – July 3, 2019 (required)
Residential Session on Middlebury Campus: July 7 – 21, 2019 (required)
The applications for the STARTALK Summer program at Middlebury College Davis School of Russian are due March 25!
The Institute is a fantastic place for teachers of Russian – novice and experiences alike – to explore the principles of second language acquisition and proficiency-based instruction amidst the blue mountains of Vermont.
The Institute includes 10 days of online classes and a residential session on campus, both required. Continue reading
Deadline to Apply: April 11, 2019
European Union Center
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Associate Director will execute the programmatic activities, manage staff, oversee the graduate program, manage budgets, and provide strategic guidance for developing core areas of the European Union Center (EUC) in a professionally efficient and effective manner. Continue reading
Open Until Filled
Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP)
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
TUTOR/ACTIVITY GUIDE — Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian
Position Dates: June 10 – August 7, 2019
The Tutor, under the direct supervision of the Language Coordinator, assists SILP students in their academic coursework outside of class (approximately 10 hours/week).
- Advanced fluency (Advanced Low or above) in the target language
- Experience tutoring and/or working with foreign language learners
- B.A. with a foreign language major or equivalent preferred
- M.A. in foreign language teaching in progress preferred
Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 11:15 AM
This video conference will take place via Zoom, which can be accessed via computer or smartphone. To join the video conference, register here.
** See more information and how to join us live on the UT campus in Burdine Hall 480 on our website. **
CREEES is proud to present a video conference for students and alumni to meet two of our alumni serving in US Embassies abroad — Lance Erickson (Astana) and Brian Selman (Warsaw) — to hear their stories and get their advice on the path to a diplomatic career. Continue reading
Deadline for Applications: March 18; May 9, 2019
2019 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute
June 22–August 10, 2019
The 2019 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute offers unique courses in Ukrainian studies taught by Harvard and visiting faculty. These courses are intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are concentrating in Ukrainian studies or who wish to broaden their educational experience.
Applicants may register for 8 or 4 credits to participate in the program.
All students seeking financial aid (US and international) must submit the HUSI application and supporting material by March 18, 2019.
International students who do not seek financial aid must submit the HUSI application by Monday, April 15, 2019. US applicants not requesting financial aid must apply to HUSI by May 9, 2019. All students must register and enroll in courses with the Summer School by May 20 to avoid late registration fees.
For more information visit the program website