Acad. Job: Russian Language Lab Instructor

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Macalester College in St. Paul, MN is seeking a Russian Language Lab Instructor for the 2021-2022 academic year. The language lab instructor provides Macalester students with supplemental classroom language instruction and organizes cultural activities. This part-time position is a good fit for candidates who reside in the Twin Cities.

Read on for details, and contact Julia Chadaga (chadaga@macalester.edu) if you are interested.

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Teaching Associate, Russian (Williams College)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Williams College Russian Program is still looking for a Teaching Associate for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are posting the anoiuncement once again because we have relaxed the language requirements a bit. 

-candidate must speak Russian at the superior level or higher (we are open to any academic background, from Russian, to physics, to theatre)

-must be able to obtain a visa or already reside in the US and be eligible to work here

-candidate must be able to work in person; Williams requires full vaccination against COVID-19

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Acad. Job: Associate Director of the Institute for European Studies and Polish Studies Center (University of Indiana, Bloomington)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Institute for European Studies (EURO) in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies is the hub for academic programs and resources related to Europe and the European Union at Indiana University.

EURO is a US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center. We promote knowledge of the European region through education, scholarship, and public events.

For almost five decades, EURO has prepared students for work in a wide variety of fields, including government, business, academia, and K-12 education. Through our flexible degree programs, students have the opportunity to tailor an educational experience to their unique interests and goals. Course offerings from 20 departments in eight schools and the chance to study any of twenty European languages ensures that our students have the expertise, analytical ability, and communication skills necessary to be an asset to any team.

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Lecturer in Russian Language (University of Leeds)

Deadline: August 2, 2021

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out scholarship-led teaching in Russian language? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience?

You will carry out teaching in Russian Studies, with a particular focus on Russian language. You will convene and teach a number of undergraduate modules, and contribute to supervision and marking of undergraduate dissertations. You will be expected to take on administrative duties in Russian Studies, and will also contribute to the administration of the School’s activities, and the teaching of School-wide modules, as appropriate.

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Russian Teaching Associate Position (Williams College)

Deadline: August 2, 2021

-candidate must be a native speaker of Russian (we are open to any academic background, from Russian, to physics, to theatre)

-must be able to obtain a visa or already reside in the US and be eligible to work here

-candidate must be able to work in person; Williams requires full vaccination against COVID-19

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Job: Campus Director, International Advising & Student Services (University Bridge)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

University Bridge (www.ubridge.org) is seeking a team member for a full-time position in Irvine, California.

We are an education company that runs 2+2 transfer pathway programs located in California and Virginia. The programs help international students with every aspect of life inside and outside of school for the first two years of their US college experience. We then assist with guaranteed transfer admissions to 5 of the Top 40 US universities through our community college partnerships.

The Job: You will be responsible for the academic progress, retention and eventual success of our cohort of international students who attend University Bridge @ Irvine Valley College (our program in affiliation with the Irvine Valley College). This includes both planned and ad-hoc meetings with students to answer questions related to their current needs, as well as future transfer planning, usually within the UC or CSU systems. In addition, the associate director will be responsible for prompt reporting of general student updates and issues to families and other UBridge employees. Services are not a replacement of, rather a complement to, existing services provided by the college.

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Two-Year Term position in Russian Language and Area Studies (St. Olaf College)

Deadline: October 1, 2021

The Department of Russian Language and Area Studies at St. Olaf College invites applications for a full-time, two-year visiting faculty position at the level of Instructor or Assistant Professor, to begin August 2022. We seek a gifted and enthusiastic language and area studies instructor with a commitment to mentoring undergraduate students and enthusiasm for supporting the growth of the Russian Language and Area Studies on our campus.Position Description:

A Ph.D. in Russian language or literature or a related field is preferred. Candidates will teach both language and area studies courses. Language classes can range from beginning through advanced culture-centered language courses including our fourth-year language capstone course. In addition to traditional language and literature, courses related to gender studies, diversity issues in Russia or the environment are especially encouraged. Teaching load is six courses with two to four area studies classes per year. The college follows a 4-1-4 calendar.

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Postdoc Residential Fellowships (National Humanities Center)

Deadline October 7, 2021

The Center will begin accepting applications for the 2022–23 academic year on July 1, 2021 with a deadline of October 7, 2021. Fellowship applicants are asked to complete the online application form and to upload the following documents:

  • 1,000-word project proposal
  • short bibliography (up to 2 pages)
  • curriculum vitae (up to 4 pages)
  • one-page tentative outline of the structure of the project (if the project is a book, provide an outline of chapters; otherwise, give an outline of the components of the project and their progress to date)

Applicants will also be asked to provide names and contact information for three references. References will receive an email prompt inviting them to upload a letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant. All letters are also due by October 7, 2021.

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Assistant International Student Advisor (Northeastern University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

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Post Doctoral Fellow in Slavic Cultural Studies/Slavic Linguistics (University of Alberta)

Deadline: September 1, 2021

A Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Slavic Cultural Studies and/or Slavic Linguistics will be offered by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, in collaboration with the Kule Folklore Centre, at the Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta. The fellowship is for up to one year, depending on the candidate’s project and qualifications. Although all applications in fields associated with the Slavic cultural studies and Slavic linguistics will be considered, research proposals in the areas of identities, ideologies, diaspora, multilingualism, language policies and politics, as well as foreign language education will be given preference.

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