Executive Assistant to the Director of the Kozmetsky Center (St. Edward’s University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled


The Kozmetsky Center, located within St. Edward’s University, is currently seeking a highly motivated, talented, and well- qualified applicant who is interested in filling a major staff position that will be responsible for contributing to the continued growth and development of the Center. This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic educational center with a substantial local, national, and global professional network; facilitating productive associations among academics of various disciplines, policy practitioners, and the private sector. To be successful, the candidate must be able to provide comprehensive assistance and support to the Director of the Kozmetsky Center as well as plan and execute a wide variety of professional events and programs. The salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and a comprehensive benefits package will be included. Additionally, this position provides excellent potential for international professional career development. This full-time at-will position, located in Austin, Texas, (ranked one of the country’s most desirable cities), is a three-year appointment and carries the possibility for extension. 

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (Dartmouth College)

Deadline: March 14, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

Dartmouth College – Hanover, New Hampshire

The Department of Russian Language and Literature at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty position. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year beginning September 1, 2020, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian.

The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses, including Russian language courses at both the introductory and intermediate level and several courses in Russian literature and culture in translation, which will include at least one course on a topic of the candidate’s own choice. The candidate will also participate in and contribute to a range of the Russian department related activities outside the classroom.

Among the qualifications required for appointment are a Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by summer 2020, native or near-native Russian and English, and evidence of successful teaching experience in both language and literature. 

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Agnese N. Haury Fellowships for Graduate Students

Deadline: March 31, 2020

Center for the United States and the Cold War

Deadline: 3/31/2020
Amount | Duration: $16,000-$32,000 | 1-2 semesters
How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor

New York University’s Center for the United States and the Cold War announces the Agnese N. Haury fellowships and travel grants for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Center for the United States and the Cold War at NYU’s Tamiment Library supports research on the Cold War, especially on the ways in which this ideological and geopolitical conflict with the Soviet Union affected American politics, culture, and society. We will be offering a dissertation fellowship and several travel grants to scholars who are interested in using Tamiment’s holdings to further their research.

The dissertation fellowship program honors the late Agnese Nelms Haury, whose insightful generosity created and sustains the Center for the United States and the Cold War, whose purposes she believed in passionately. Applicants for the dissertation fellowship must have passed their comprehensive examinations and expect to complete their dissertations within two years of the start of the 2020-2021 academic year. The dissertation fellow/s will receive either a stipend of $16,000 for one semester or $32,000 for a nine-month academic year.

More info: https://guides.nyu.edu/coldwar/agnesenhaury

Publication Grant for Faculty and Grad Students

Deadline: March 15, 2020

Society for the Preservation of American Modernists

Amount: $1,200
How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor

Through an annual series of Publication Grants, SPAM supports the authorship of articles or books by independent scholars, writers, students and professionals in the following subject areas: the artistic contributions of the American modernists, and the history of public and private support for the arts in the United States. Either of these areas may be explored in a successful application.

Publication Grants are intended to encourage non-academics to do original research, and to encourage academics to make their research accessible to the public. SPAM will include the work—published or unpublished—in all SPAM research archives and databases. While applications are welcome from all individuals, applicants with a clear and realistic publication plan will be favored by the selection committee.

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Global Career Launch Grant for UT Faculty

Deadline: March 6, 2020

Amount | Duration: $9,500 | 27 mo.
How to Apply: Visit Competition Space

Opportunity Highlights

  • Awardees will receive a stipend of $7500 distributed over the duration of the grant period in addition to a $2000 travel grant. Texas Global will award up to eight grants to faculty directors for this competition cycle.
  • Grant Period: June 1, 2020 – August 31, 2022, spanning student mobility for Academic Year 20/21 and 21/22
  • Eligibility: Tenure and non-tenure track faculty, lecturers, and professors of the practice, with a minimum of three years of experience at UT Austin. Faculty need to submit letters of support from their department chair and dean to direct the program for a minimum of two consecutive years.
  • Faculty must have an existing international partner; demonstrate their ability to recruit a minimum of 5 students per year; commit to developing a high impact learning model; collaborate with and be responsive to all policies set forth by Texas Global; and direct the program for a minimum of two years, with evidence that the model is sustainable past year three.

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Texas Global Virtual Exchange Initiative Grant for Faculty

Deadline: March 6, 2020

Amount | Duration: $4,000-$5,500 | Varies
How to Apply: Visit Competition Space

Opportunity Highlights

  • Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded for Development and up to $5,500 for Implementation ($500 of the Implementation Grant will be awarded to the international collaborator). Allowable costs include faculty travel, technology (webcams, audio equipment, software), graduate assistant support, and educational resources.
  • Grant Period: Development Grant: May 15, 2020 – September 30, 2020; Implementation Grant: May 15, 2020 — September 30, 2022.
  • Eligibility: Tenure and non-tenure track faculty, lecturers and professors of the practice, with a minimum of two years of teaching experience at UT Austin at the time of application, are eligible to apply. Collaboration between faculty and graduate students is allowable if the eligible faculty member is the principal applicant and the instructor of record.
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Speed Mentoring Session and Networking Event

Event Date: February 27, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Where: Richmond Park Westchase (former Neighbors Health building)

Address: 10800 Richmond Ave. Houston TX 77042 

Mentors confirmed for the event:

Annie Yang – Economic Development Director, Harris County, Texas.

Ronald Sullivan – Managing Director Gazprom Marketing and Trading USA

Tom Ford – Senior Vice President at Moody Rambin, Office Tenant Representation.

Jason Brummerhop – Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager in Global Trade Solutions for the Global Banking team of Amegy Bank.

Kevin Pennell – Partner in Pennell Law Firm PLLC.

Registration is available through the link below.


Job: Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialist (US Dept of State)

Deadline: March 10, 2020

Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialists
Now Accepting Applications

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialist positions.

Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialists (RPES) counsel mission officials on effectively using public engagement platforms, digital content, and analytics to engage foreign audiences. RPES oversee strategic planning, development, and evaluation of public engagement spaces and the programs held in them.

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North American Dostoevsky Society Student Essay Contest

Deadline: June 15, 2020

The North American Dostoevsky Society (NADS) invites its members in good standing to nominate outstanding student essays on Dostoevsky-related topics. (If you are not a member of NADS, you can join at https://dostoevsky.org/). Students are also welcome to nominate their own work, in which case NADS membership is not required. The topic is open; however, Dostoevsky and his works should be the main focus of the essay.

This year, the contest will take place at two levels—the undergraduate level and the graduate level.

To nominate an undergraduate-student essay, please send an email containing the student’s name, email address, institutional affiliation, and the title and level/number of the course for which the essay was written (e.g. BIOL 322 “Dostoevsky and Spiders”) to Vladimir Ivantsov at vvi1@williams.edu. Please attach the essay to the email as a .pdf file containing no identifying information about the author.  The essay should be no more than 4000 words; 12 font size, double-spaced; it should consistently follow either MLA or Chicago style and contain full bibliographical information on the used sources, either in the footnotes or as a separate list of references.

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Summer Translation Internship in Russia

Deadline: March 15, 2020

Summer translation in Russia
(Program details

The day-to-day work spans the creative and the practical. 

This year (2020), we are looking for students to translate a series of audio-guides on the history of Russian regions, with a focus on the stories of aristocratic manor houses that dot the countryside.We are also looking for students to help out at a Voronezh-based translation agency with a variety of business-oriented projects — websites, press articles, bank statements — the kinds of work that a professional translator would see day-to-day.   
A locally based professional translator provides a kick-off training on the tools of the trade and is available to provide support and extra training throughout the stay.  

  • Timing: One to three months. Can be combined with other Crossroads Eurasia internships (e.g. teaching or camp)
  • Russian proficiency: The better your Russian, the more challenging we can make it. At the very least, we require four semesters of Russian or equivalent. 
  • Past experience: None required. 
  • Deadline to apply: March 15, 2020.   

Apply online at www.CrossroadsEurasia.com