Job: Outreach and Scholarship Coordinator (CREEES, UT Austin)

Deadline: Open Until Filled; Review of applications begins December 13, 2023

To apply:

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Join the CREEES team as a K-16 Outreach and Scholarship Coordinator at The University of Texas at Austin! We are actively seeking a driven and highly organized individual with a profound commitment to education. In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for orchestrating comprehensive outreach programs directed towards educators and K-16 students, collaborating with both local and national institutions. 

The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with a diverse skill set, including proficiency in project management, curriculum development, and event coordination. In this role, you will play a crucial part in advancing K-16 educational accessibility and bolstering academic achievement for students and educators alike. You will also be the lead on student scholarship administration for our center, which will include learning and managing the LASSO university-wide scholarship system at UT Austin. This exciting new platform streamlines the scholarship application and awards process and expands the applicant pool. 

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Job: Program Coordinator (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars)

Deadline: December 14, 2023 or 50 applications

Duties

Program Support:

  • Coordinate, plan, and execute events, meetings, and conference calls.
  • Work with Kennan staff to develop and execute high-level briefing events at the Wilson Center and elsewhere.
  • Keep abreast of policy and legislative developments associated with Russia which may provide opportunities for expert engagement with policy stakeholders.
  • Provide overall assistance for Kennan Institute programming and operations.
  • Provide administrative support for scholars in residence and alumni in the U.S., Russia, Ukraine and the region.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
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New Research Fellowships (Center for Jewish History)

Deadline: February 19, 2024

The Center for Jewish History is proud to announce the creation of an expanded fellowship program. The program features four new endowed 10-month fellowships in addition to one existing 12-month fellowship and two short-term fellowships. The seven fellowships constitute the nucleus of a projected Institute for Advanced Jewish Historical Research.

The fellowships will support original research using the collections of the Center’s five partners: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute. Preference will be given to those candidates who draw on the archival and library resources of more than one partner institution. The fellowships are open to a range of senior scholars, early career scholars, and advanced graduate students who have completed all the requirements (i.e., coursework, exams, dissertation proposal) for the doctoral degree apart from the dissertation.

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Submissions Wanted: Hungarian Cultural Studies

Deadline: January 10, 2024

Hungarian Cultural Studies—the peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal published each summer by the American Hungarian Educators Association—is inviting submissions for our 2024 issue.

Our mission is to publish scholarly, cutting-edge content dedicated to Hungarian studies across the humanities and social science disciplines—including original articles, book reviews, and review articles.

We particularly welcome thematic clusters comprising three or more articles on a unifying theme.

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Guest Editors Wanted (Russian Language Journal)

Deadline: September 29, 2023

Russian Language Journal is entertaining proposals for the special issue of Volume vol 74/issue 2 (printed issue), to be published in December 2024. Thematic issues of Russian Language Journal focus on areas of current interest and are an excellent venue to bring together in one issue numerous approaches to a methodology or an issue in Slavic linguistics and language teaching. We are particularly interested in publishing a special issue on Slavic linguistics, literature-language intersections, corpus linguistics, digital studies, sociolinguistics, and language acquisition, decolonization in Slavic Studies, but other proposals will also be considered. 

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Job: English Language Editor at Kosovo 2.0

Deadline: September 17, 2023

Are you passionate about independent journalism? Do you know all about Kosovo and the Balkan region? Do you have a background in editing?

We’re seeking an English-language editor to join our editorial team as we look to build on our bold and captivating award-winning journalism.       

The person we hire will be dedicated to deepening the understanding of current affairs and political, social and cultural issues in Kosovo and the Western Balkans. They will be able to work constructively with our journalists and contributors on developing engaging ideas for journalistic coverage on a wide variety of issues from story conception, editing, and finalizing every detail for publication. The editor will also play an important role in developing our editorial policies.

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The Museum of Russian Icons Seeks New Curator

Deadline: Open Until Filled

CLINTON, MA–– The Museum of Russian Icons offers a unique opportunity to play an important role in shaping a leading institute for icons and Eastern Christian art in the USA. The Museum is currently in the last phase of a reorientation and rebranding project, and its new plans will be shared with the public in the second half of 2023. The curator will also spearhead the Study Center which will be an essential part of the new Museum.  

The Museum seeks a dynamic and highly motivated individual who is excited by this challenge. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, published scholar passionately interested in the arts of the Eastern Christian world, and deeply committed to the Museum’s mission. The ideal candidate should be fully able to employ the latest technologies to connect to global audiences. The candidate reports to and works closely with Executive Director Simon Morsink.

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Job: Native Slovenian Speaker Wanted

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and manage glossaries, style guides, and other linguistic and cultural assets. As our language POC, you will provide feedback to a wide variety of teams to establish localization quality requirements and connect with the Lab Operations team and LPMs when those requirements are not met.
  • Qualify a variety of products and services through both manual and automated UI testing.
  • With the added support of internal and external vendors, ensure the best quality output for customers across all deliverables for your specific language.
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams across multiple time zones to identify the best localization strategies around new and current brands.
  • Drive linguistic bugs resolution and communicate localizability, functional, and layout issues promptly to the project LPMs. Beyond reporting on issues found, provide pertinent information and follow solutions to their conclusion.
  • Provide feedback and recommendations on product and UX design, and flag potential cultural sensitivity issues.
  • Look for opportunities to optimize workflow, tools, and processes to help the team scale.
  • Implement and foster globalization/internationalization/ localization best practices.
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Writing Across Boundaries Program

Deadline: October 6, 2023

To integrate new research and perspectives from underrepresented regions and groups in English-language publishing outlets in Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies at Arizona State University, and University of Amsterdam are inviting applications for their Writing Across Boundaries Program. Doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers, and other early career scholars from all disciplines in the arts and humanities and the social sciences are encouraged to apply. 

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Job: Assistant Director (Program Management Specialist) Russian Flagship Program (Indiana University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Position #: 307515

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Department Specific Responsibilities

  • Oversees, manages, and provides overall direction for all administrative aspects necessary for the success of the Russian Flagship Program.
  • Provides administrative assistance as needed, shares tutor-lists and student-lists with the IU Language Workshop.
  • Serves as point of contact for administrative issues with Indiana University units (IUTS, CeLT, Global Living and Learning Community, Overseas Study, etc.), federal and other funders, and other external agencies.
  • Facilitates activities with other Flagship programs. Directly supervises support and temporary staff and coordinates workflow for the Program.
  • Takes lead role in writing and revising position descriptions, and serves on all program search committees.
  • Trains new staff and monitors performance.
  • Formulates program objectives and creates policies to meet them.
  • Coordinates program operation with all collaborative units (REEI, LW, CeLT, Global Living and Learning Community, etc.).
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