Job Posting: Library of Congress Processing Technician (Baltic/Slavic Periodicals)

Deadline: May 30, 2022

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/653240200

The incumbent receives/accessions, sorts and arranges a variety of more complex material, following established procedures, guidelines, and standards of the division and utilizing knowledge of the division’s collections, subject and/or language areas.  Other duties/responsibilities described in job posting. For information contact Michael Neubert, mneu@loc.gov

Open & closing dates  05/09/2022 to 05/30/2022

Salary  $56,086 – $72,907 per year

Pay scale & grade  GS 08

Location 1 vacancy in the following location:

Washington, DC

1 vacancy

Telework eligible? 

Yes—as determined by the agency policy.

Appointment type

Permanent – Position

Work schedule

Full-time – Compflex or Flextime

Job: Russian Language Transcriber

Deadline: Open Until Filled

  • Russian native or fluent speakers/transcribers for AI language learning project
  • Depending on experience, pay range is $17-27/hr + bonuses
  • 30-45hrs/week with flexible work hours
  • Work to be scheduled in April – June 2022 once paperwork is approved
  • Work will be done at location office in Burbank, CA, Orlando, Fl, or Columbus, OH
  • Candidates must have a valid US work permit
  • Referral bonus $100 – $250 

Email: sarah.krueger@productiveplayhouse.com

CFP: Bobby R. Inman Award

Deadline: June 30, 2022

Overview: The Inman Award competition is designed to recognize outstanding research and writing by students at the undergraduate or graduate levels on topics related to intelligence and national security. There is no prescribed topic, format, or length for papers submitted. It is presumed that most papers will have been prepared to satisfy a course or degree requirement of the author’s academic program. Co-authored and “team project” papers will be accepted.

About: The Bobby R. Inman award recognizes more than six decades of distinguished public service by Bobby R. Inman, Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.). Admiral Inman served in multiple leadership positions in the U.S. military, intelligence community, private industry, and at The University of Texas. His previous intelligence posts include Director of Naval Intelligence, Vice-Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Director of the National Security Agency, and Deputy Director of Central Intelligence. He continues to serve as an advisor and mentor to UT students and faculty members, and current government officials.

Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at an accredited U.S. higher education institution during the 2021-22 academic year are eligible to participate. A student may submit only one paper that has not been published previously.

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Job Posting: Research Assistant for Russian Periodicals – Remote (University of Bologna, Italy)

Deadline: May 8, 2022; Open Until Filled

“Modernizing Empires” ERC Project, University of Bologna

The University of Bologna with the European Council of Research is hiring a Research Assistant in Russian Literary and Cultural Studies. The Research Assistant will be responsible for finding, assessing and uploading digital periodicals to a database. Major tasks include data entry and materials collection. See below for a detailed description.

Applicants should be enrolled as MA or PhD students and have native or near-native command of Russian. (The ability to read Russian texts with ease is crucial.) Preferred qualifications include communicative fluency in English, familiarity with nineteenth-century orthography; experience in archival research; current research interests in nineteenth-century Russian criticism and periodicals.

The salary is 4,500 euros net for a six-month term. The expected workload is approximately 32 hours per month, which may vary according to the Assistant’s study/work schedule as long as bi-monthly milestones are met. See below for milestone details.

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CFA: Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship Program

Deadline: October 2022

American Council of Learned Societies Announces Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship Program

New Program Will Support Early Career Scholars Pursuing
Innovative Approaches to Dissertation Research in the
Humanities and Interpretive Social Sciences

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce the launch of the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowships, a new program designed to support emerging scholars as they advance bold and innovative research in the humanities and interpretive social sciences. The program is made possible by a grant from the Mellon Foundation.

The Dissertation Innovation Fellowship program will make awards to doctoral students who show promise of leading their fields in important new directions. The fellowships are designed to intervene at the formative stage of dissertation development, before writing is advanced, and provide time and support for emerging scholars’ innovative approaches to dissertation research – practical, trans- or interdisciplinary, collaborative, critical, or methodological. The program seeks to expand the range of research methodologies, formats, and areas of inquiry traditionally considered suitable for the dissertation, with a particular focus on supporting scholars who can build a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable academy.

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Job Posting: Administrative Assistant (Univ. of Kansas)

Deadline: May 8, 2022

The University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies and The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies seeks a shared full-time Administrative Associate. This position supports operations for both of these centers to facilitate an efficient office and the realization of our international education mission.

Duties include office management; financial reporting and support; curriculum and course scheduling; ordering office supplies; management of student workers and their projects; planning, logistics, and support for events, lectures, workshops, and conferences; creating and maintaining website and academic brochures; assistance in grant development and fundraising; and managing communications and the centers’ social media accounts. The application deadline is May 8 and review of applications begins May 9.

Job Description

Office Management – 40% Plan and manage physical space and office needs for the units, order supplies, and facilitate confidential shredding of materials Manage office invoices for both centers and identify funding sources/send to appropriate contact in SSC (Shared Service Center) Place orders on behalf of both units Serve as liaison for front-line technology support and IT liaison, Facility Services work orders Support for Russian Review journal and CREES and CLACS newsletters Manage / supervise supplies, account receivable/deposits, data/phone Services; procure furniture, obtain and control keys Attend staff meetings to discuss projects, programming, curriculum, events and personnel issues. Student hourly coordination: manage searches, train and supervise student hourly workers, approve time and leave, manage federal work study opportunities, and coordinate student hourly projects Email and communications management Update and enhance departmental websites and calendars as needed Other duties as assigned

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Prof. Dev: Professional Workshop in Public Scholarship

Deadline: May 30, 2022

ASU’s Melikian Center, in collaboration with ASU’s Narrative Storytelling Initiative, invites up to 10 participants to ASU’s Tempe campus for a three-day, in-person workshop on issues in public scholarship. Applications are invited from early-career scholars and practitioners (including advanced PhD and master’s students and recent graduates) with an interest in taking knowledge public. The workshop will explore different genres of writing, speaking, and publishing to effectively translate in-depth regional knowledge of Russia, Eurasia and East Europe to engage public and policy audiences.

The workshop will be led by ASU faculty affiliated with the Melikian Center including Keith Brown, Melikian Center Director; Candace Rondeaux, New America Fellow and Professor of Practice at the School of Politics and Global Studies; and Steven Beschloss, the director of the Narrative Storytelling Initiative and Professor of Practice at ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism.

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Acad. Job: Texas Global Director for Education Abroad, University of Texas at Austin

Deadline: April 25, 2022

https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UTstaff/job/Director–Education-Abroad_R_00019277

Job Description:The Texas Global Director for Education Abroad will be a seasoned, visionary, creative, entrepreneurial and collaborative leader who will be eager to build on the successes of The University of Texas at Austin’s learning abroad programs. The incumbent will have experience leading teams of professionals that develop, implement, manage, and market a broad range of highly innovative experiential programs. Additionally, the director is expected to have demonstrated experience in the management of a comprehensive learning abroad office in the areas of strategic planning; budget management; contract negotiations/compliance; international partnership development; student advising practices; and risk and safety management response. The incumbent is also expected to have in-depth knowledge of the field, scholarship and trends of study abroad, with a proven track record of successfully implementing best practices. This position reports to the senior vice provost for global engagement.

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Job: Editor in Chief, Hungarian Cultural Studies (American Hungarian Educators Association)

Deadline: May 1, 2022, Open Until Filled

Hungarian Cultural Studies, e-Journal of the American Hungarian Educators Association, is a peer-reviewed, open access, no-fee scholarly journal, covering all aspects of Hungarian culture across the humanities and social sciences. Under the dynamic leadership of the founding Editor-in-Chief, Louise O. Vasvari, the journal has developed an excellent international reputation for publishing theoretically sophisticated and empirically grounded original research. In addition to full-length articles, the journal regularly publishes book reviews and bibliographies, and it supports emerging scholars from Hungary and neighboring states in helping them publish in English. The current Editor-in-Chief will step down following publication of the journal in August 2022. The Board of AHEA invites applications from scholars interested in taking on the role.

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Job: Assistant Director, Center for Slavic, E European, and Eurasian Studies (Ohio State University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The assistant director is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, which includes program development and support; academic, student, and outreach oversight; and fiscal and data responsibilities. 

Minimum education requirement: Master’s degree in East European/Eurasian studies. Knowledge of one or more East European/Eurasian languages. 

Additional education desired: A degree or coursework in public policy, international affairs, or higher education administration. OR 2-3 years of program management experience in lieu of education. 

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