Category Archives: Job Postings

Job: Security Technical Specialist (DoS)

Deadline to Apply: October 3, 2017

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
United States Department of State
An Equal Opportunity Employer
How to Apply

Announcement STS-2017-0002
Position Title: Diplomatic Security: Foreign Service Security Technical Specialist
Open Period: September 6, 2017 – October 3, 2017
Pay Scale and Grade: FP 06
Salary: $39,954 – $58,674
Appointment Type: Permanent – Permanent after tenure granted by a Foreign Service Specialist (FSS) Tenure Board.
Work Schedule: Full Time
Security Clearance: Top Secret
Supervisory Status: Yes

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Job/Travel: Summer 2018 Openings Now Available (Peace Corps)

Deadline for applications: October 1, 2017; January 1, 2017

We’re accepting applications for hundreds of positions in 53 countries – including Albania, Armenia, Georgia, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Macedonia, Moldova, and Ukraine – with departures in spring and summer 2018. Find an opening that fits your skills and interests, or choose to serve where you are needed most.

Departures in April, May, and June 2018 – Apply by October 1, know by December 1.

Departures in July, August, and September 2018 – Apply by January 1, know by March 1.

12% of volunteers serve in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Apply early for the best chance to serve in the country and program of your choice!

For more information and to apply, click here.

 

Job: Graduate Student Facilitator, INSPIRE (U. of Texas at Austin)

Deadline for Applications: August 14, 2017

INSPIRE, an undergraduate women’s leadership program, sponsored by the Center for Women’s & Gender Studies, is seeking a graduate student to fill a position as facilitator. (Read about INSPIRE here)

This position is responsible for coordinating activities and meeting with a small group of students twice a month to introduce them to new ways of thinking about leadership, higher education, community, feminist ideas (de-stigmatizing feminism), and communication. Discussions on leadership in feminist terms will begin the process of learning critical thinking and acquiring the tools to be successful in higher education and in the professional world. This position has the potential to continue over multiple years.

The successful candidate will:
Be able to foster the initiative and creativity of the young women. The facilitator will guide the conversation, but not take control of what will be talked about and discussed, or what projects they will engage in.  The facilitator serves as a guide and mentor. Continue reading

Job: Director, Flagship Overseas Programs And NSEP Language Initiatives (American Councils for International Education)

Deadline for applications: Ongoing

SUMMARY
Based in Washington, DC, the Director of Flagship Overseas Programs and NSEP Language Initiatives oversees a total of eight highly innovative, dynamic study abroad programs designed to develop global professionals possessing superior foreign language skills through intensive overseas study and cultural immersion. Serving more than 150 students annually, current programs are located in Almaty, Kazakhstan (Russian); Arusha, Tanzanian (Kiswahili); Baku, Azerbaijan (Turkish); Beijing and Nanjing, China (Mandarin); Dakar, Senegal (Wolof/French); Jaipour and Lucknow, India (Hindi Urdu); Maputo, Mozambique (Portuguese); and Meknes, Morocco (Arabic). Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP) as part of three groundbreaking initiatives – The Flagship Language Program, the African Flagship Languages Initiative (AFLI), and the South Asian Flagship Languages Initiative (SAFLI) – these programs primarily serve U.S. students who have completed intensive language study in specially designated, domestic Flagship programs at key universities throughout the U.S. Often representing a fifth, capstone year of study, the overseas programs closely articulate with domestic U.S. programs in order to develop students with superior proficiencies in challenging, critically important foreign languages. Continue reading

Job: Ukraine, Minority Rights Advisor (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe)

Deadline for Applications: August 11, 2017

OSCE SMM in Ukraine is seeking a Minority Rights Adviser with an advanced degree in relevant field, six years of experience in human and minority rights to identify, research, analyze, document, report on the situation of national minorities and religious communities within integrated human dimension monitoring activities. Advisor will coordinate within the Mission on planning and operational processes, prepare various documents and reports, and advise the Mission on activities in line with thematic responsibilities.

Duty Station: Kyiv, Ukraine
Area of Expertise: Democratization
Level: Senior Professional

For more information and to apply, click here.

Job: Student Services & Military Relations Coordinator (Indiana U.)

Deadline for Applications: August 10, 2017

​Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating student services for Russia and East European Institute (REEI) degrees and for coordination of broader School of Global and International Studies (SGIS) military relations. For REEI, engages in graduate advising activities and designs and implements events that provide student academic and professional development. Also, assists with REEI’s recruitment efforts, including strategy and implementation, and maintains contact with REEI’s alumni. Additionally, coordinates and expands military relations for SGIS, acting as the school’s point of contact for this growing area of interest.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in a higher education setting. Knowledge of program design and evaluation strategies; and proven ability to author and manage information for publication to various platforms, including newsletter, website, and social media. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals including faculty, staff, and students. Clear organizational, management and presentation skills; demonstrated computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree; previous study of one area language; experience working with the military.

For further information and to apply: https://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/37549

Funding Opportunity: Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts (Princeton U.)

Deadline for Applications: September 15, 2017

The Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, invites applications for the 2018-2021 Fellowship competition.

Four three-year Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded this year. The stipend for each of the three years of the fellowship will be approximately $86,600. In addition, fellows are provided with a shared office, a personal computer, a research account of $5,000 a year, access to university grants, benefits and other resources. Fellows are expected to reside in or near Princeton during the academic year in order to attend weekly seminars and participate fully in the intellectual life of the Society.

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Academic Job: Open-Rank Position in Russian Literature (UCLA)

Deadline for Applications: September 29, 2017

The UCLA Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures invites applications for an open-rank position (tenure-track or with tenure) in Russian literature, with the hire date of July 1, 2018. We are looking for applicants with Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, possessing native or near-native fluency in Russian and English. Our focus is on candidates with a specialization in Russian literature of the Golden Age (roughly the 1790s to the 1840s), coupled with competencies and research interests in areas of interdisciplinary focus within UCLA’s Humanities Division, particularly digital, urban, environmental and medical humanities. Dynamic teaching skills are essential; responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate courses, dissertation supervision, independent studies courses and sharing in departmental administration.

We value candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Slavic Languages and Literatures (Stanford U.)

Deadline for Applications: November 15, 2017

The Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship is a unique opportunity for the best recent PhD recipients in the humanities to develop as scholars and teachers. Up to four fellowships will be awarded for a two-year term (with the possibility of a third). Fellows teach two courses per year in one of Stanford’s fifteen humanities departments, and are expected to participate in the intellectual life of the program, which includes regular meetings with other fellows and faculty to share work in progress and to discuss topics of mutual interest. Fellows will also be affiliated with the Stanford Humanities Center and will have the opportunity to be active in its programs and workshops.

Eligibility:  All candidates must have received a qualified Ph.D. between January 1, 2015 and June 30, 2018.  Assistant professors, lecturers are welcome to apply.

Stipend: $77,000 (2017-2018).  “In addition to the stipend, Fellows are eligible for a full package of employee benefits and are also provided with a research account to fund research-related expenses.”

For more information, click here or email mellonfellows@stanford.edu.

Funding Opportunity: Society of Fellows in the Humanities 2018-2019 (Columbia U.)

Deadline for Submissions: October 2, 2017

Fellowship Competition 2018-2019

The Columbia Society of Fellows in the Humanities, with grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the William R. Kenan Trust, will appoint a number of postdoctoral fellows in the humanities for the academic year 2018-2019. Fellows newly appointed for 2018-2019 must have received the PhD between 1 January 2016 and 1 July 2018. The Fellowship Stipend for 2018-2019 is $63,000. Medical benefits are provided, and subsidized housing is available. There is a $7,000 research allowance per annum.

Fellows are appointed as Postdoctoral Research Scholars (Mellon Fellows) in the Society of Fellows in the Humanities and as Lecturers in appropriate departments at Columbia University (departments are listed in the “Application Materials (PDF)”). The one-year Fellowship renews automatically for a second and a third year.  In the first year, Fellows teach one course per semester. At least one of these courses must be in the undergraduate (“Core”) education program: Contemporary Civilization, Literature Humanities, Music Humanities, Art Humanities, Asian Civilizations, Asian Humanities, or Global Cultures.

For more information and to apply, click here.