Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship Program

Deadline: July 13, 2022

The Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities for faculty to engage in full-time research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to deepen research knowledge and increase the study of modern foreign languages, cultural engagement, and area studies not generally included in U.S. curricula. 

Program features

Faculty may request funding to support overseas research for a period of no less than three months and no more than 12 months. Funds support the travel expenses to and from the residence of the fellow and the country or countries of research, maintenance allowances based on the salary paid by the fellow’s U.S. home institution, and an allowance for research-related expenses overseas. Projects may focus on one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (excluding the United States and its territories).

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Acad. Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (University of Missouri)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Russian program in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Missouri is looking for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) of Russian, for a one-year appointment starting August 2022. 

Teaching responsibilities include Elementary Russian and at least one semester of third-year Russian language; other courses may include Russian culture or film, depending on VAP strengths and departmental need.  

Ph.D. or ABD in Russian is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English is required. Candidates will be evaluated on their experience and success teaching both in person and online. Review of applications will begin on April 29, 2022 and continue until the 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 41317). Use the online application and be prepared to upload a cover letter and your CV. Two reference letters are also required and should be sent electronically by the recommenders to search committee chair, Tim Langen (langent@missouri.edu). Applicants may also contact Prof. Langen with questions about job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu) for any questions about the application process. 

An equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer. 

Acad. Job: Visiting Professor of Russian (Virginia Tech)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at Virginia Tech invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian position to begin August 10, 2022. 3/3 teaching load.

Requirements include: 1) PhD or equivalent by time of appointment in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, or related field such as Russian language, literature, or culture; 2) evidence of successful teaching of Russian at a US university; 3) commitment to proficiency-based and communicative approaches to teaching language; 4) native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal background check. Occasional travel to national conferences may be required.

Preferred qualifications: experience in second language proficiency testing and assessment (such as ACTFL training/certification); ability to teach all levels of Russian language; experience in study abroad; willingness to participate in co-curricular activities. Priority will be given to applicants with Ph.D. in language pedagogy or second language acquisition.

Applications are to be submitted online and must include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references including email addresses. Finalists will be asked to have letters of recommendation submitted, and to submit student and/or peer teaching evaluations.

Applicant screening will begin on May 16, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Go to jobs.vt.edu and apply to posting #520292.

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Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Applications must be submitted through https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=22003389. Questions may be directed to Monika Losagio, Administrative Officer, at losagio@pitt.edu

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor with a specialization in one or more of the cinematic traditions of the Russian Federation, Eastern and Central Europe, and Eurasia from their inception to 1991 and with additional expertise in such areas as ethnicity, race, and migration studies and gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. The dates of appointment are September 1, 2022, through April 30, 2023, pending budgetary approval. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native (or ACTFL Superior-level) proficiency in English is required; native or near-native (or ACTFL Superior-level) proficiency in Russian is desirable, but not a prerequisite. In addition to undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, the position may require teaching the Russian language, and general-education literature, culture, and cinema courses in English.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, representative student teaching evaluations, representative syllabi, samples of scholarly writing (the length of one or two journal articles), and the names and contact information of three persons able to provide confidential professional letters of recommendation, via the link above. Please also provide a brief description of how your research, teaching, and service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Acad. Job: Visiting Lecturer of Russian and E. European Languages and Literature (Rutgers University-New Brunswick)

Deadline: May 16, 2022

Link to posting: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/162207

The Department of Germanic, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick) 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, 2022. We seek a vibrant instructor to teach first-year Russian language, as well as undergraduate courses in Russian and East European literature and cultures. Secondary specialization in cinema studies, post-colonial theory, and/or non-Russian East European literatures and cultures a plus. 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.

Ph.D. in Slavic or a closely related field strongly preferred, although candidates who are ABD will be considered. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English and evidence of successful teaching experience required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Priority given to complete applications on file by May 16.  

Link:  https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/162207

For more information about the program, please see http://reell.rutgers.edu.

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Acad. Job: Texas Global Director for Education Abroad, University of Texas at Austin

Deadline: April 25, 2022

https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UTstaff/job/Director–Education-Abroad_R_00019277

Job Description:The Texas Global Director for Education Abroad will be a seasoned, visionary, creative, entrepreneurial and collaborative leader who will be eager to build on the successes of The University of Texas at Austin’s learning abroad programs. The incumbent will have experience leading teams of professionals that develop, implement, manage, and market a broad range of highly innovative experiential programs. Additionally, the director is expected to have demonstrated experience in the management of a comprehensive learning abroad office in the areas of strategic planning; budget management; contract negotiations/compliance; international partnership development; student advising practices; and risk and safety management response. The incumbent is also expected to have in-depth knowledge of the field, scholarship and trends of study abroad, with a proven track record of successfully implementing best practices. This position reports to the senior vice provost for global engagement.

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Acad. Job: Visiting Inst./Asst. Professor of Government and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies (College of William and Mary)

Deadline: April 24, 2022

The Department of Government and the Global Studies Program at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a one year, non-tenure-track visiting position that will begin August 10, 2022. We seek an individual who can teach Russian politics, East European politics, and an interdisciplinary introductory course in Russian Studies, as well as freshmen/senior seminars on related issues. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a [3-3] teaching load.

A Master’s degree is required.

A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022). Previous teaching experience strongly preferred.

Job Open Date: 03/24/2022

Job Close Date: 04/24/2022

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Acad. Job: Visiting Assistant Professor, Russian Area Studies (Lawrence University)

Deadline: April 25, 2022

The Russian Department at Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Russian Area Studies beginning fall semester 2022. Ph.D. required in Slavic Languages and Literatures with experience teaching Russian at the college level, or a Ph.D. in a related field with a certificate in Russian-language teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per term in topics such as Russian language, literature, and cultural history. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach in Lawrence’s First-Year Studies Program. Further information about the Russian Program can be found at ttps://www.lawrence.edu/academics/college/russian

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Acad. Job: Lecturer in Russian Studies (University of Manchester)

Deadline: May 4, 2022

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Russian Studies (teaching and research), which is tenable from 1 September 2022.

You must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Russian studies at university level. Your research may focus on any aspect or period of Russian culture, but the position is not open to those working in the field of linguistics. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. You must be fluent in English and Russian. Some involvement in the language teaching activities of the department will be non-negotiable. The following would be highly desirable: record of grant capture and PhD supervision, experience of assessing translation at undergraduate level, and experience developing online teaching materials. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students.

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Job: Assistant Director, Center for Slavic, E European, and Eurasian Studies (Ohio State University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The assistant director is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, which includes program development and support; academic, student, and outreach oversight; and fiscal and data responsibilities. 

Minimum education requirement: Master’s degree in East European/Eurasian studies. Knowledge of one or more East European/Eurasian languages. 

Additional education desired: A degree or coursework in public policy, international affairs, or higher education administration. OR 2-3 years of program management experience in lieu of education. 

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