Job: Director, Program on Georgian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Job Summary

Defines and executes the academic mission of the Program on Georgian Studies. Responsible for developing workplans and implementation strategies; with DC staff evaluates program outputs; prepares annual report to the Davis Center and sponsoring organization. Supervises a program coordinator that provides logistical and administrative support for programs, and a student research assistant that will support research and teaching activities. 

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies (Bucknell University)

Deadline: April 21, 2024

The Department of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at Bucknell University invites applications for a one-semester Visiting Assistant Professor position in Russian Studies for the Fall 2024 semester. The appointment begins August 1, 2024. The teaching load is 3 courses, which includes Russian language at all levels. We especially encourage applications from candidates interested in historically under-represented Slavic, East European, and Eurasian cultures. The successful candidate should possess native or near-native fluency in Russian and exhibit a demonstrated interest in inclusive pedagogies. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in the area of Russian language and culture.

The search committee will begin to screen applications on April 22, 2024, and will continue to do so until the position is filled.

The application requires:
– a curriculum vitae
– a cover letter that addresses the candidate’s experience and potential as a teacher

Three confidential letters of recommendation may be required at a later date. Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell’s career site (bucknell.edu/careers-bucknell). The link to the official posting can be found here.

Contact Jim Lavine (jlavine@bucknell.edu), Director of Russian Studies, for questions about the position.

Jordan Center Postdoctoral Fellowship (NYU)

Deadline: April 1, 2024

The application deadline for the Jordan Center’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is coming up in just over one week! Please share this announcement with colleagues/lists/etc.! Do not hesitate to reach out with questions.

Jordan Center Postdoctoral Fellowship

Description: The NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia Post-Doctoral Fellowship program is designed to provide a transition to career independence for recent PhD recipients and to provide time to conduct post-PhD research in the 2024-2025 academic year. Fellows will conduct independent research and writing and regularly attend Jordan Center events (in-person and virtual). Fellows may be given the opportunity to organize a symposium and to teach one course in the department of Russian and Slavic Studies. Please note that this is an in-person fellowship only; recipients will have an office at the Jordan Center and are expected to be in person regularly during the academic year. Scholars displaced by the Russian invasion of Ukraine are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies (University of Richmond)

Deadline: March 30, 2024

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Richmond invites applications for a full-time, one-year visiting assistant professor position in Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European Studies (RSST), beginning in August 2024. This is a non-tenure track appointment, annually renewable for up to three years, contingent upon performance, budget, and continued need. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate education who will also enhance the scholarly and creative opportunities provided by our program. The area of specialization is open; PhD required. The teaching load is 6 classes over two semesters.

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies (University of Richmond)

Deadline: Open Until Filled, March 2024

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Richmond invites applications for a full-time, one-year visiting assistant professor position in Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European Studies (RSST), beginning in August 2024. This is a non-tenure track appointment, annually renewable for up to three years, contingent upon performance, budget, and continued need. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate education who will also enhance the scholarly and creative opportunities provided by our program. The area of specialization is open; PhD required. The teaching load is 6 classes over two semesters.

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Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies (Colgate University)

Deadline: March 11, 2024

The Russian and Eurasian Studies Program at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies beginning fall semester 2024, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year, pending institutional need and the evaluation of teaching effectiveness. We are looking for a dynamic interdisciplinarian whose courses will apply approaches from the social sciences and/or history to the people, places, and phenomena of the region. Language competence in one of the languages of the region is required. The ability to teach Russian language if needed for the program is a plus. The successful candidate may be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. The course load is five undergraduate courses per year. Candidates must have a PhD in hand by July 2024. 

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STARTALK Instructor (Short-Term Contract)

Deadline: Rolling

The University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) seeks to hire an individual to offer Russian language instruction remotely to 5-10 high school students at the intermediate-low level from March 2nd through April 27th, 2024. 

The STARTALK Instructor works closely with STARTALK Program Director, Dr. Olga Klimova, to follow an already developed curriculum aligned with STARTALK requirements and the program theme, “That Diverse Russian Speaking World!”Responsibilities will include:

*Hold online classes, learning activities, and formative assessments.

*Adhere to the pedagogical framework appropriate for the K-12 educational setting and consult with the Program Director regarding student needs.

*Participate in faculty professional development training and any necessary program staff meetings.

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Multi-Term Lecturer for Bosnian /Croatian /Montenegrin /Serbian (University of Kansas)

Deadline: March 16, 2024

The deadline for applications for the position of Multi-Term Lecturer for Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian at the University of Kansas has been extended. The initial review of applications will now begin on 16 March 2024.

SPlease contact Stephen M. Dickey at smd@ku.edu with any questions.

The original announcement for the position follows:

The University of Kansas is conducting a search for a multi-term lecturer for Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian language. The position description is given below, and more information is available at https://employment.ku.edu/academic/26962BR. The start date for the position is 18 August 2024; initial review of applications will begin on 19 February 16 March 2024.

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