Job Posting: Openings at the Visegrad Insight, Res Publica Foundation

Deadline: Open Until Filled

We are announcing new job openings at Visegrad Insight, Res Publica Foundation, to enable our pan-European expansion. We are hiring:

Visegrad Insight is the leading Central European platform of debate and analysis that generates future policy directions for Europe and transatlantic partners. It was established in 2012 by the Res Publica Foundation — an independent think tank in Warsaw Res Publica Foundation. Funded independently through a subscription service, several multi-year grants from donors, multiple ad-hoc grants, donations, and corporate sponsorship, we are expanding our operations in Europe.

In particular, we are set to:

Starting as of January 2023, we are hiring new team members.

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CFA: TANDEM, “Author with Translator – Translator with Author” Fellowships at New Europe College

Deadline: February 26, 2023

New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study, Bucharest is launching a new fellowship program with the support of S. Fischer Stiftung, Berlin:

TANDEM, Author with translator – Translator with author is a program exclusively dedicated to literati, writers and translators, with the aim to promote authors from the Black Sea Region by encouraging the translation of their work into the local languages. Moreover, the program will deepen and disseminate the knowledge in and about the literary landscapes around the Black Sea and raise esteem for people and procedures involved.

The fellowship program targets writers and translators from: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine. Applicants from the Baltics or the Western Balkans may be considered under special circumstances.

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Job Posting: Academic Program Administrator, NYU Prague

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Position Summary

NYU is committed to providing a campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity that inform academic excellence. The Academic Program Administrator is expected to support, execute and promote this commitment in their day-to-day responsibilities.  Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Academics, Global Programs in New York, this position, located in Prague, Czech , will provide direct academic operational support to NYU’s Global Study Away Sites. Administer academic programs and logistics; Coordinate matters related to academic developments and registrations at the global sites; and with schools and departments in New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi;  Investigate and resolve student inquiry; Assist with academic accessibility compliance; Assist with new software,applications and technology or enhancements to existing technology; Provide real-time training to academic teams and faculty as needed; Facilitate student tutoring arrangements; Conduct analysis as needed and generate reports; and, Maintain websites for completeness and accuracy. This position is expected to work up to three days per week in the office and remote otherwise.

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CFA: Global Russian Academy

Deadline: February 28, 2023

The war in Ukraine and ongoing crackdown in Russia threaten to plunge Russian social sciences and humanities into a new isolation and wipe out over three decades of internationalization and transnational exchange.

To address these challenges, the Russian Global Academy helps the Russian academic diaspora to self-organize and maintain a degree of solidarity and cohesion. We aim to preserve Russian scholarly communities by supporting digital professional ecosystems and offering flexible solutions in a transition period.

A DC-based consortium of three universities (GWU, Georgetown, and American University), the Academy delivers short-term non-residential fellowships to Russian scholars in emigration, provides support for conference travel, and assists in editing and publishing scholarly work.

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Job Posting: Polish Localization QA Tester / Proofreader (Austin, TX)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

Welocalize is offering a unique opportunity for those who enjoy a combination of linguistic and technical work. We are seeking Polish Localization QA Testers / Proofreaders for a project in Austin, Texas. We need your native level fluency skills combined with strong technical skills. If you are looking for a long-term (no end date) role this is a great opportunity for you! 

The tester will be conduct test cases, identify localization bugs, report them via an internal bug tracking system as well as verify the fixes once implemented.

The perfect candidate will possess strong linguistic skills.

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Job Posting: Librarian, East Central Europe Section – Library of Congress

Deadline: February 8, 2023

Catalogs various materials in an automated cataloging environment where the bibliographic characteristics of the material are relatively easy to determine and cataloging decisions are made within established standards. Searches entries in automated and manual catalogs. Assigns headings to catalog entries. Selects and assigns classification numbers. Establishes personal and corporate names and uniform titles for inclusion in the name authority file. Establishes and recommends subject headings for inclusion in the subject authority file and classification schedule. Creates and revises bibliographic records, authority records, and classification schedules. Performs content designation of bibliographic and authority records. Performs research in the cataloger’s reference collection, online databases, the World Wide Web, and the collections of the Library. Recommends resolutions to problems and inconsistencies in the cataloging process.

Provides services and deals with materials that are non-technical in nature, of limited technical complexity, or easily acquired. Coordinates proper purchasing information, correct bibliographic identification, and correct coding in the information system. Contacts dealers, subscription agents, vendors, overseas offices, government agencies, and/or exchange partners to coordinate the ordering process. Consults acquisition reference material to determine whether recommended item is appropriate for purchase, copyright claim, exchange, gift, loan, or other type of acquisition. Examines recommendations for acquisition to identify processing and custodial requirements and to identify acquisition of out-of-scope materials. Maintains liaison with recommending officials and subject specialists to understand their needs. Consults acquisition reference material to determine whether recommended item is appropriate for purchase. Reviews and approves invoices for payment for all formats of material. Determines availability of funds.

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Acad. Job: Lecturer of Russian, Pushkin Summer Institute at UW-Madison

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Pushkin Summer Institute (PSI) is a five-week residential, precollege enrichment program held at University of Wisconsin-Madison for rising high-school juniors and seniors. The goals of the project are to build and improve students’ Russian language abilities; to build critical thinking, reading, and writing skills; to stimulate student interest in Russia and Russian studies; to prepare students for the demands of college life; to expose students to the opportunities UW-Madison and the Madison community have to offer.

Pending final approval of external funding, the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) seeks to hire two, full-time PSI lecturers for summer 2023. PSI lecturers will be responsible for participating in orientation activities as well as instructor meetings throughout the six-week program. The six-week contract (June 11, 2023-July 22, 2023) includes one week of training and orientation (held virtually, June 12-16, 2023) and five weeks of instruction (in-person: June 19-July 21, 2023). Under the supervision of the PSI On-Site Director, PSI lecturers will
1. Teach a non-credit Russian course for high school students. Classes meet Monday-Friday, 8:50 -10:45 am and 12:05-2:10 pm. Full-time instructors (1.0 FTE) will teach both morning and afternoon.
2. Prepare syllabus, lesson plans, and teaching materials; prepare, administer, and grade classroom and homework assignments and exams; and hold office hours.
3. Participate in weekly all-staff meetings and all sessions of pedagogy workshops organized by PSI.
4. Lead at least two Russian cultural event during the program and participate in educational co-curricular events.
5. Hold one office hour for students per week.

Learn more about the Pushkin Summer Institute at: https://pushkin.wisc.edu/

This appointment is for summer 2023 only. There is no presumption of reappointment. Further information and application materials are available here.

Job Posting: Program Assistant, Critical Language Scholarship Program

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight weeks abroad studying one of fourteen critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish or Urdu. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

The position will require close attention to detail, the ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently, and a readiness to communicate with diverse groups of people. The Program Assistant will work closely with a dedicated team of CLS staff members and report to the CLS Program Manager.

Further information and application materials available here.

Job Posting: 3rd Year Russian Instructor, Project GO – University of Pittsburgh

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies invites applications for the position of 3rd-year Russian Instructor for the 2023 Project GO study abroad program in Narva, Estonia. Appointed for the Summer Term 2023, the Instructor will be chiefly responsible for teaching the ROTC 3rd-year Russian course, while working with the 2nd and 4th-year Russian instructors to integrate the language curriculum across levels. Other responsibilities will include: collaboration with Narva College on the design and implementation of cultural programs; coordinating classes with the content to be covered during lectures and excursions; preparing 3rd-year Russian students for all program-related excursions and lectures; conversing with students in the target language at all times; and assistance with the administration of required language proficiency exams.

Further information and application materials are available here.

Job: Archivist Librarian full time position at the Zimmerli Art Museum

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Coordinator II to be responsible for structuring, cataloguing, record keeping of the library and archives pertaining to the Russian office at the Zimmerli Art Museum. The Coordinator advises and arranges for new acquisitions for the Russian archives and the library in consultation with Curator for Russian and Soviet Nonconformist Art and Research Curator and spearheads digitization of Dodge Archives in collaboration with Dodge Registrar.

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