The University of Texas at Austin is one of the nation’s preeminent academic centers for cybersecurity research and policy engagement, exemplified by relevant course offerings across campus and the work of the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law. The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs now seeks a dynamic scholar or practitioner to contribute to its curricular offerings on cybersecurity and the policy-relevant activities of the Strauss Center.
Russia and Central Europe National Security Policy
(Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor)
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the nation’s preeminent academic centers for national security research and policy engagement, exemplified by relevant course offerings across campus and the work of the William P. Clements, Jr. Center for National Security. The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs now seeks a dynamic scholar to contribute to its curricular offerings on national security and the policy-relevant activities of the Clements Center.
The LBJ School in collaboration with the Clements Center invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor, tenured Associate Professor, or tenured Full Professor of National Securityto begin in Fall of academic year 2024-25 (with an August 2024 start date). This faculty position will be housed at the LBJ School while serving as a faculty affiliate of the Clements Center.
The applications for the 2024/ 2025 NEC Fellowships are now open! Romanian and international scholars at postdoctoral level in all fields of the humanities and social sciences (including law and economics) are invited to apply.
The deadline for submitting applications has been extended to 18 January 2024. Recommendation letters should be sent by 25 January 2024.
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in September 2024, pending budgetary approval. The area of specialization is in twentieth-century Russian studies, with expertise in historical Russian cinema. Candidates with additional expertise in the cinematic and cultural traditions of Eastern and Central Europe as well as Eurasia, and with additional fields of specialization in such areas as digital humanities; disability studies; media studies; performance studies; race, ethnicity, and migration studies; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies are particularly welcome.
Columbia University invites applications for an appointment in Ukrainian studies to be filled at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, Visiting Associate Professor, or Visiting Professor in Ukrainian Studies for one semester (fall or spring) in the academic year 2024-2025. Rank commensurate with experience. History is the preferred area of research and teaching specialization, but literary/cultural studies and other areas will also be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed in one of the Humanities or Social Science Departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and will teach two courses: a course of broad interest for upper-level undergraduates and a second course for graduate students. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to give one public lecture and to participate in the academic life of the University, including as an affiliate of the Harriman Institute.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.
New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest (Romania) launches the annual competition for the 2024/ 2025 NEC Fellowships. Romanian and international scholars at postdoctoral level in all fields of the humanities and social sciences (including law and economics) are invited to apply. Applications (in English, French or German) will be submitted in electronic format only, using the on-line form available at applications.nec.ro.
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts colleges with approximately 4,400 students. Located in the scenic Hudson River Valley, some 50 miles from New York City, West Point is a singular institution with a storied history. It is the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. Established in 1802, its mission is to educate, train, and inspire cohorts of leaders for service in the U.S. Army. The institution is committed to values of inclusion, diversity, innovation, creativity, leader development, and other Army values of duty, selfless service, honor, and integrity.
The Stewart and Lynda Resnick Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Department of History at the United States Military seek TWO Postdoctoral Fellows and ONE Research Assistant Professor who share these values and wish to join our outstanding faculty. These positions are open to junior scholars who received their doctorates after 31 December 2017. Each appointment is for thirteen months, may be renewable for up to two additional years, and includes full benefits. Appointments will begin on or after 24 June 2024 and will hold the academic rank of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates will be part of the Resnick Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Department of History. Each will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate level and for production of a significant scholarly project. To be considered for more than one position, you must submit separate applications. The application deadline is 8 December 2023.
Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Human Rights, Modern European History / Studies, Social History / Studies
In the context of the current invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing tragic war, many analysts have claimed that we face the real end of (or the confirmation) of the Cold War and its dichotomies. What we witness would be the outright confrontation between civic liberalism and autocracy, or the “West” and the “East”. According to Stephen Kotkin, even if post-communist societies have changed, a military-police dictatorship in some former satellite countries is still fighting a “West” seen as enemy, and this has the reverse consolidating effect on the West which re-emerged and stood up against Putin.
The Middlebury Language Schools seeks to hire a Director for the Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian. Founded in 1945, the School is the premiere full-immersion language program in North America and is comprised of an 8-week non-degree intensive language program and master’s and doctoral-level graduate programs. The Director is responsible for all curricular, pedagogical, and logistical aspects of the summer program, leading faculty, staff and students during the intensive summer session on the Middlebury, Vermont campus. Candidates should have a tenured university position or equivalent with expertise in any field of Russian studies, andbe native speakers or have near-native professionals proficiency in Russian Some experience in program administration is preferred.