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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CFP Folklorica Special Issue: Teaching Folklore

Deadline: September 30, 2023

Folklorica, the peer-reviewed journal of the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Folklore Association (an affiliate of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies), is seeking submissions for a thematic issue on “Teaching Folklore.” 

Potential topics include: How is folklore taught differently at different institutions and in different contexts? What is folklore’s role in language, culture, or literature classrooms? What guidance do non-folklorists need for teaching folklore-related topics? What are the challenges and successes of folklore classes? How might one incorporate the teaching of regional folklore in general folklore classrooms? How do folklorists engage differences between teaching theory vs. teaching research skills or teaching in the classroom vs. teaching in the field? How do folklorists deal with teaching challenges related to contemporary contexts (e.g., shifting technologies in the post-COVID university, teaching research practicalities and ethics in war-torn areas, etc.)?

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International Visiting Research Fellowship, SE European Studies

Deadline: September 16, 2023

Call for Applications – International Visiting Research Fellowship Programme in Regensburg for 2023/2024

As part of the project “A small but fertile field: strengthening Southeast European Studies in Regensburg” (seeFField), funded by the Volkswagen Foundation.

The project “A small but fertile field: strengthening Southeast European Studies in Regensburg” (seeFField) was launched in July 2022. One of its aims is to critically examine and integrate forms of knowledge production and knowledge transfer related to South-Eastern Europe in academic as well as non-academic fields. The project collaborates with the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) and other existing and emerging Area Studies initiatives at the University of Regensburg (UR), such as the Department for Interdisciplinary and Multiscalar Area Studies (DIMAS), a cluster of institutions and initiatives that is currently at the leading edge of Area Studies in Germany. It is supported by Volkswagen Foundation as a part of the programme “Global Knowledge – Structural Strengthening of Small Disciplines”.

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Job: Curator Wanted (The Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton MA)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

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 the Executive Director. 

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2024-25 Fulbright Scholar Program

Deadline: September 15, 2023

Greetings from the Fulbright Scholar Program,

We are pleased to share that the Fulbright U.S. Scholar competition for the 2024-25 academic year is still accepting applications.


The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 400 unique awards for U.S. citizens to teach, research, and conduct professional projects in more than 130 countries. In the current competition, there are 403 awards, with opportunities open to all disciplines. Explore awards available in the 2024-25 competition. You can join the more than 400,000 Fulbrighters who have come away with enhanced skills, new connections and greater mutual understanding.

We encourage you to visit our website for application resources:
Getting Started
Application Guidance
Open Awards in the 2024-25 Competition, searchable by discipline, country/region, etc. 
Webinar Schedule and Archive
Office Hours, a great way to get your questions answered live by Fulbright staff
Fulbright Scholar Program
Contact: scholars@iie.org

Call for Reviewers: Teaching Russian through STEM

The editors of Teaching Russian through STEM invite chapter reviewers/referees. All reviewing for the volume is anonymous/ double-blind. If selected, each reviewer/referee will be formally recognized in the Acknowledgments section of the volume. The volume will be published in the Routledge Russian Language Pedagogy and Research series  

Language of publication: All articles to be reviewed are in English. Reviewers may complete their reviews in Russian.Please fill out this form if you are interested in reviewing an article: https://forms.gle/Cc8dG3yZSeSpX8aW6

We appreciate your knowledge and expertise!

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