Job: Learning Design Specialist (Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center, Hawaii)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Learning Design Specialist 

(Application review starts Nov. 20 – open until filled)

Primary lead for selected technology integration projects at the Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center (Tech Center), providing guidance, facilitating, and ensuring success on projects. The individual in this role collaborates with Language Flagship faculty (project directors, language technology specialists, second language acquisition specialists, etc.) and staff distributed across multiple institutions of higher education across the U.S.  

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CFP: “Crisis, Contingency, and the Future of REEES: Perspectives on the Present and Future of the Field,” a Critical Discussion Forum proposal for the Slavic Review

Deadline: November 20, 2020

The Working Group for Solidarity in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, an ASEEES affiliate group, and the Slavic Review are soliciting submissions for a Critical Discussion Forum on the state of the field and the specific challenges of contingency. Slavic Review will host the forum tentatively titled Crisis, Contingency, and the Future of REEES: Perspectives on the Present and Future of the Field, to be published approximately in the Fall 2021. Contributions to this forum will focus on challenges our field faces, both in confronting the current COVID-19 crisis and grappling with long-lasting structural problems in our field, such as racism, xenophobia, sexism, classism, homo- and transphobia; discrimination based on nationality, ethnicity, and religious affiliation; as well as the lack of employment, housing, and healthcare security.

Our primary goal is to present the stories and perspectives of colleagues in contingent positions: graduate students, international students, postdoctoral fellows, visiting and adjunct instructors, lecturers, academic hourly employees, independent scholars, as well as tenure track scholars.

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Resource: Free Subscription to Language Learning & Technology Journal

The new issue of Language Learning & Technology (Volume 24, Number 3) is now available at https://www.lltjournal.org

Please visit the LL&T website and be sure to sign up to receive your free subscription if you have not already done so.

Also, we welcome your contributions for future issues. If you have questions about this process or wish to submit a manuscript, please check our guidelines for submission at https://www.lltjournal.org/submission-guidelines/.

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CFP: Russian Language Journal re: Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion

Deadline: December 15, 2020

Given recent conversations in the field and ACTR’s statement concerning systemic racism and police brutality in the United States, the Russian Language Journal is dedicating a special issue to the topic of diversity, equity, access and inclusion. We invite submissions that address any aspect of DEAI in language study, instruction, and/or curriculum, including, but not limited to:

•       The implementation of critical pedagogies in K-16 language classrooms
•       Developing community engagement initiatives in the language classroom that promote equity and social justice
•       Redesigning curricula and language learning materials to promote learner identity and self-representation
•       Language ideology and public policy at the local and national level
•       Analysis of public discourse related to issues of race, gender, LGTBQ+, and marginalized ethnic communities in Russian-speaking countries
•       Methods of teaching, training, and mentoring graduate students and language instructors in addressing inequity and promoting inclusivity
•       Study abroad programing for students from underrepresented populations

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Job: Visiting Project Coordinator (REEEC, University of Illinois)

Deadline: October 26, 2020

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time position as Visiting Project Coordinator.  The position will manage and execute academic programs and grant initiatives for REEEC; teach one graduate or undergraduate course per year; and also provide shared service in support of grants management in the Illinois Global Institute.  For complete details, visit https://jobs.illinois.edu.  Deadline: October 26, 2020.  The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Illinois is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Visiting Project Coordinator
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Visiting Project Coordinator will manage and execute the academic programs and grant initiatives for the Russian, E. European, and Eurasian Center. This position will also provide shared service to the grant management in the Illinois Global Institute.

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Jobs: Second Language Acquisition Specialist & Language SME/Materials Developer

Deadline: October 16, 2020

The National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland is searching to fill positions for subject matter experts in Russian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, and a long list of other languages. You can find the job listing for these positions at Indeed.com under the title “Language SME/Materials Developer.”

The National Foreign Language Center is also looking for experts in test item development and second language acquisition. You can find the job listing for this position at Indeed.com under the title “Second Language Acquisition Specialist SLA.”

As a research institute of the University of Maryland, the National Foreign Language Center works to define the current and future language needs of the nation and helps build capacity to meet those needs.

Both positions are full-time, contract jobs and are fully remote. Contract renewal is dependent on future funding and satisfactory performance. Interviews will be conducted remotely.

Those interested in applying to either position should submit a cover letter, résumé, and three references to applicants@nflc.umd.edu with the name of the position (and language, if applicable) in the subject line by Friday, October 16.

Program Coordinator Job (Melikian Center, ASU)

Deadline: October 12, 2020

Melikian Center at ASU is currently hiring a program coordinator! The position involves a lot of work in support of the Critical Languages Program. Recent grads with a keen interest in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe, and the region’s languages, are encouraged to apply.
The program coordinator provides in-person, online and telephone support to current & future students, faculty affiliates, language instructors, visitors and external agencies and other stakeholders; develops and conducts outreach and recruitment campaigns, to include advertising events, social media campaigns, website updates, classroom visits, and represents CLI and/or the Melikian Center in relevant events at ASU and beyond; and oversees the CLI application process and manages application materials.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/JobDetailPreview?PartnerID=25620&SiteID=5494&pid=%5eOLS28Sn6yeQnBGGgmlI7Hg==&ts=%5e_plus_FW35TRWpLt5tUUC2etPU97aLr3mFjH7o5iAnJA2jFBxxUhR2KdcX/XRKVz4BMWT##home

CFP: Folklorica, the Journal of the Slavic, E European & Eurasian Folklore Association

Deadline: October 31, 2020

Folklorica, the Journal of the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Folklore Association, is accepting submissions for a special issue on vernacular responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

The Covid-19 Pandemic has sent a ripple through a fraught and interconnected world, drastically shifting global currents towards stasis and seclusion. Countries have shut-down, hospitals have been overwhelmed, people have been relegated to their homes and the world has ground to a halt in a number of ways. It is in such times of crisis as these that folklore becomes a tool to fill the gaps of indeterminacy, to provide comfort, to attempt to explain how and why these events are unfolding and, in more insidious manifestations, to cast blame for the crisis on various real or imagined parties.

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Job: Linguistic Reviewer/Proofreader, Multiple Languages

Deadline: Open until Filled

Welocalize is offering a unique opportunity for those who enjoy a combination of linguistic and technical work. We are seekingLinguistic Reviewers/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.

Job requirements:

This will be a remote role due to the COVID-19 crisis. Once restrictions are lifted, all successful candidates will be expected to be onsite at the North Austin office location.

Hourly rate: $23

W-2 (eligible for benefits based on hours worked)

Monday-Friday (9 am – 5 pm -> with one hour of lunch in between -> 35 hours per week)

You must have a valid visa to work in the USA

Preferred backgrounds: Marketing, Journalism, Copy Editing, Proofreading, Writing, Translation and/or Localization

Requirements

  • Native-level fluency in their respective language (grammar, vocabulary, composition, punctuation)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Experience working in translation
  • Tech savvy, with experience testing web-based systems and applications on Mac OS X and iOS
  • Ability to prioritize linguistic issues and distinguish between a true must-fix and a nice-to-have
  • Experience working with test cases and test scripts
  • Experience with bug tracking systems
  • Ability to clearly articulate reproduction steps for a given issue and communicate critical information
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work with very diverse teams
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team ethic

Languages we are looking for:

Catalan

Czech

Danish

Finnish

Hindi

Croatian

Brazilian Portuguese

Romanian

Slovak

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