Postdoc Residential Fellowships (National Humanities Center)

Deadline October 7, 2021

The Center will begin accepting applications for the 2022–23 academic year on July 1, 2021 with a deadline of October 7, 2021. Fellowship applicants are asked to complete the online application form and to upload the following documents:

  • 1,000-word project proposal
  • short bibliography (up to 2 pages)
  • curriculum vitae (up to 4 pages)
  • one-page tentative outline of the structure of the project (if the project is a book, provide an outline of chapters; otherwise, give an outline of the components of the project and their progress to date)

Applicants will also be asked to provide names and contact information for three references. References will receive an email prompt inviting them to upload a letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant. All letters are also due by October 7, 2021.

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Virtual Student Federal Service (US Dept of State)

Deadline: July 31, 2021


The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS).

The Virtual Student Federal Service is the largest virtual internship program in the world! This year we will offer 3,000 positions with 52 federal agencies. VSFS offers unique mentoring and exposure to job opportunities within the U.S. government.

Each year, applications are open to U.S. college students during the entire month of July. Go to VSFS to see the 950+ projects available. Then, create an account on USAJOBS.gov, build a resume, and apply to the VSFS vacancy announcement. VSFS does not require any documentation although you may upload transcripts in your USAJOBS profile if you like. The most important part of your VSFS application is your personal statement of interest.

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Professional Development: US-Russia Pre-Professional Network

RAF’s mission broadly is to increase understanding and cooperation between members of the public in the United States and Russia. The USRP is a growing network of students interested in Russian language and culture, and in pursuing work related to the US-Russia sector. Our members emanate from more than 30 states and 70 academic institutions. Our website, usrpnetwork.org, provides more information on the USRP and the students we serve.

Membership is free for all.

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Study Abroad: Program in Poland for MA/PhD Students: Totalitarianism in East-Central Europe 1939–1989 (Pilecki Institute)

Deadline: July 15, 2021

The program is aimed at fostering reflection on the regional experience of facing two totalitarian regimes and introducing it into mainstream discussion on the history of the 20th century.

The history of confronting totalitarianism, both as a personal and a collective experience, delivers a universal message in the face of contemporary challenges of radical political evil. Studying the fates of individual people and developing a proper understanding of history is key to facing these challenges now and in the future.

The project is carried out by the Pilecki Institute in partnership with the Valdosta State University.

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Fellows and Interns Wanted (Research to Policy Collaboration)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

This opportunity allows junior scholars to gain hands-on experience applying empirical information to the needs of federal public policymakers. This position can be adapted to meet a range of professional development goals, including supporting fieldwork requirements and  student milestones. ​The purpose of this position is to support the Research-to-Policy Collaboration (RPC) by

a) joining meetings with legislative staff and the RPC coordinator

b) organizing requests for research-based information

c) organizing a response to requests using a network-based approach for voluntarily mobilizing research experts

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Summer Internships in Siberia

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Education Centre “Cosmopolitan”, Novosibirsk, Russia, is happy to announce that we are now accepting applications to our popular summer internship program that is located in the Altai Mountain region. If your students are looking for an exciting, fulfilling and rewarding internship / volunteer / study abroad experience in Russia, our program is the best option! Please be sure to inform your students of these unique opportunities that are not to be missed.

Our summer internship is offered for two weeks from July 12th until July 27th at the children’s camp in the picturesque Altai Mountain region. If your student is interested in a more extended stay we can offer a summer internship that would comprise of the camp program and a Russian course in the city of Novosibirsk on completion of the camp. Further details of such extended internship can be discussed.

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Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Slavic (Florida State University)

Deadline: June 21, 2021

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures beginning August 9, 2021, with the possibility of renewal the following year.
The postdoctoral fellow is responsible for teaching courses that contribute to the Russian and Slavic Program’s curriculum and maintaining an active research program. The teaching load will be 2 courses per semester. Candidates should demonstrate ability to teach a variety of courses in the undergraduate curriculum (such as Russian Grammar and Conversation, Russian Culture and Civilization, Slavic Culture and Civilization, Soviet Russian Cinema, Russian Fairy Tales). 

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Mentoring Project Based Language Learning Teachers Program (University of Hawai’i)

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Are you a new or developing Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) practitioner looking for support and guidance as you plan and incorporate PBLL in your classes? Then consider joining our Mentoring PBLL Teachers Program as a mentee.

The Mentoring PBLL Teachers program leverages the experience and expertise of a skilled cadre of veteran PBLL practitioners as resources supporting the professional learning of the rising generation of new PBLL practitioners. The mentors will be world language teachers who have completed an NFLRC PBLL Summer Institute, professional development offered by the Buck Institute for Education / PBLWorks, or other extended professional learning,  and have implemented PBLL in their classes. The mentees are world language teachers who are interested in learning about PBLL and how to implement PBLL in their classrooms. One mentor will be paired with one mentee through a semester to provide support and consultation about PBLL. Mentors will also share their personal experiences and knowledge in adopting PBLL. Mentors and mentees will use open educational resources (OERs) on PBLL developed by NFLRC as supporting materials. The mentoring will be conducted virtually via email, phone, or videoconferences with at least 5 meetings. 

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Funding: Research Fellowships in REEE Area (American Councils)

Deadline: October 1, 2021

American Councils for International Education is currently accepting applications for the next cycle of U.S. Department of State Title VIII Research Fellowships in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships are offered in two categories: 

Title VIII Research Scholar Program: 

Provides full support for research in policy-relevant fields in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships include round-trip international travel; housing and living stipends; visa support; overseas health, accident, and evacuation insurance; archive access; and logistical support. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty. 

Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program: 

Provides full support for research and individualized language instruction in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships include round-trip international travel; housing and living stipends; visa support; overseas health, accident, and evacuation insurance; archive access; logistical support; and up to 10 academic hours per week of language instruction. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty. 

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CFP: Summer Workshop on Language Pedagogy (Duke)

Deadline: June 1, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS
Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center
Duke University

The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center will host a summer workshop from July 29 to July 31, 2021 on Pedagogy, Diversity and Equitable Teaching and Learning of Languages and Cultures across the Curriculum and Platforms. We are pleased to call for papers by interested scholars, graduate students, and professionals on workshop-related topics and that focus on teaching/learning ANY language.
Workshop topics have included, but are not limited to:

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