Product Support Analyst – Transit Editor bilingual – Polish Czech Nordic languages (Austin, TX)

As a Transit Editor Agent you will play a vital role in ensuring the accuracy and relevance of transit-related data that influences public transportation systems worldwide. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify, curate, and research transit-related entities, ultimately supporting key decisions on a wide range of topics. In this position, you will also develop a deep understanding of our client’s policies and requirements to ensure alignment.

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Job: Foreign Affairs Officer (US Dept of State)

Deadline: July 26, 2024

Qualifications

Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements described below by the closing date of this announcement. If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed below, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript with your application. 

 NOTE: Applicants must meet time-in-grade and time after competitive appointment requirements, by the closing date of this announcement.

Time-In-Grade Requirements: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions, per 5CFR 300, Subpart F.

Applicants must have the required experience or education as described below and meet any selective factors, when specified.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Have a bachelor’s or graduate degree from an accredited college or university in international law, international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities;

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Job: Librarian (Department of Transportation)

Deadline: August 1, 2024

The Librarian:

  • Curates submitted datasets and maintains all workflow documentation.
  • Creates complete data packages for dissemination through the digital repository.
  • Implements metadata standards for all data formats, with a focus on needs for mid- and long-term preservation to keep abreast of developments in the areas of data management, data curation, and library sciences.
  • Works with Data Services, Technical Services, and Digital Services teams to ensure data curation, cataloging, and repository systems support the current and developing requirements of the US DOT Public Access Plan.
  • Develops and delivers training through consultation with the external researchers and organizations funded by the above programs.

The ideal candidate will possess a master’s degree in Library and Information Science or related field and a professional understanding of modern Research Data Management (RDM) and data curation theory, standards, and practices as they relate to a digital Library environment; creates Data Management Plans (DMPs); curates submitted datasets following the CURATE(D) workflow; creates complete data packages for dissemination through the digital repository; and maintains, preserves, and adds value to digital data throughout its lifecycle.

Basic Requirements:

All librarians must meet the requirements for professional education in library science or possess equivalent experience and education as shown for GS-7; however, as a standard practice applicants enter at grade GS-9 on the basis of a master’s degree in library science.

Since many libraries are highly specialized, some librarian positions require a knowledge of a specialized subject or field of endeavor.. Also, since materials in libraries are often in foreign languages, some librarians must have a proficient knowledge of one or more foreign languages. For such positions, applicants must meet requirements that are directly related to the subject matter or language of the specialization. These requirements are in addition to the basic professional library science requirements that apply to all positions. However, these requirements may be included in or supplemental to those specified for all positions. The following specializations are authorized: biological, medical, social or physical sciences, education, fine arts, business and industry, humanities, law, music, engineering, and the Germanic, Slavic, Oriental, Semitic, or Romance languages.

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Foreign Visitors Fellowship Program (Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University)

Deadline: August 23, 2024

The Slavic-Eurasian Research Center (SRC) of Hokkaido University is pleased to announce the 47th round of the SRC’s Foreign Visitors Fellowship Program for 2025-2026.


Foreign specialists in studies of the former Soviet and East European countries, who are interested in undertaking research at the SRC during the academic year of 2025-2026 as well as initiating and continuing international collaborations with our staff, may submit applications for this program.

Applicants should choose their period of employment at the SRC: Within the period from May 1, 2025 to March 19, 2026, applicants will be able to name their preferred period for a minimum of 2 months, up to a maximum of 5 months.
After the selection process, the SRC reserves the right to ask nominated applicants to change the period of stay at the Center. 

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Job: Associate Director, Russian, East European, And Eurasian Center (University of Illinois)

Deadline: August 7, 2024

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has announced a search for a new Associate Director.

This position is the senior full-time staff position at REEEC.  The Associate Director provides academic leadership and staff supervision for the Center, acts as its chief grant and financial officer, directs our interdisciplinary BA major, and teaches one course per year in the REEES curriculum. Together with the Director, the REEEC Associate Director is responsible for the overall operation of the center, including program development, coordination with other units in the Illinois Global Institute, grants management, and alumni relations and advancement.

Founded in 1959, REEEC at Illinois is an active, interdisciplinary hub for our field and is a Federally-designated Title VI Comprehensive National Resource Center. We have faculty affiliates across campus, drawing on Illinois’ historic (and continuing) investments in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) as well as Illinois’ immense educational infrastructure as a public research university. We administer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships funded by the Title VI program, and offer BA and MA REEES programs alongside a dual degree (MA REEES / MS Library and Information Sciences). We sponsor innovative academic programming on campus across the year, and conduct extensive public engagement and outreach work with schools and communities. Together with our colleagues at the Slavic Reference Service, we also run our annual Research Laboratory program, that brings dozens of scholars to campus each year for short-term research visits and training workshops.

https://illinois.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/11079?c=illinois

CFP: Is War a Peace? The Future of Philology

Deadline: October 31, 2024

Journal: “Studia Rossica Posnaniensia” (issue no. 50/2/2025)

Fully Open Access, there are no fees attached to the publication

Editors: Stefano Aloe (University of Verona, Italy), Bartosz Osiewicz (Adam Mickiewicz University).

Reflection on the mechanisms of power and their impact on culture evokes direct associations with the works of George Orwell and can contribute to expanding the scope of potential research. The party slogan “war is peace”, found in the novel 1984, constitutes one of the vivid examples of the writer’s concept of “doublethinking”, illustrating the possibility of both representing and distorting reality through language. In this context, language is used not only to create an image of the world, but also to control the masses and manipulate consciousness.

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Job: Assistant Director, Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies (UT Austin)

Deadline: Open Until Filled (Posted July 9, 2024)

The position is grant-funded through August 14, 2026, with the possibility of renewal based on funding availability, work performance, etc. Some travel is required.

Purpose

To assist the Director of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) in implementing a wide range of activities to advance the center’s mission–to promote teaching, research, and outreach related to this critical global area. Serve as senior staff liaison to the College of Liberal Arts for the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

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Job: Program Associate (Kennan Institute)

Deadline: July 12, 2024

The Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute seeks a Program Associate to take a leading role in working, with the Program Director and Deputy Director, in defining Kennan Institute (KI) strategic goals related to activities in and around Russia, Ukraine and the region. 

This position closes on July 12, 2024, or after 100 applications have been received. For full qualifications and instructions on how to apply, please view this position on USAJobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/797890900. Only applications submitted through USAJobs will be considered.

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Job: Criminal Investigator (Department of Homeland Security)

Deadline: July 3, 2024

As a Criminal Investigator, at the full performance level, you will perform the following duties:

  • Conduct and coordinate high-level comprehensive investigations involving individuals, groups, or large organizations operating at a local, national, or international level.
  • Use electronic surveillance, interviews, polygraph examination, and physical surveillance to obtain evidence in investigative cases.
  • Make arrests, confront multiple suspects, and secure scenes sometimes under potentially dangerous and hazardous environments.
  • Take part in securing signed statements, affidavits, and documentary evidence for inclusion in reports or case records.
  • Prepare sworn testimony on behalf of the government in criminal and federal grand jury cases.
  • Communicate with native speakers, including the general public and/or law enforcement entities in support of investigative activities.
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Job: Postdoc Researchers (University of Ostrava)

Deadline: July 15, 2024

https://www.osu.eu/job-opportunities/?kdepr=0&prace=2741

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ostrava announces a selection procedure, reference number: OU-70726/25-2024, to fill the following systematized position of:

  • postdocs (non-academic staff members – researchers, systemized position Postdoc I) within the project REFRESH – Research Excellence For REgion Sustainability and High-tech Industries reg. no. CZ.10.03.01/00/22_003/0000048

Job description:

  • co-solving of complex research/development tasks within the project Refresh;
  • collaborating in a research team with other researchers at the University of Ostrava and a partner university;
  • active publishing according to the needs of the field and according to the Refresh project proposal; at least one publication (Jimp or Jsc) per year;
  • securing research funding (submitting grants, seeking other opportunities).
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