Acad. Job: Teaching UC San Diego Russian Literature Courses 2020-21

Deadline: April 10, 2020

The Department of Literature at UC San Diego invites applicants to teach one or more courses in Russian Literature during the 2020-2021 academic year. We would especially welcome candidates able to teach a course in late 19th-century Russian literature. However, all areas and proposed courses will be considered based on department needs.

Ph.D., MFA, or Master’s Degree in related field by the time of appointment and outstanding teaching experience are required.

The full list of courses offered by the department can be found in the online course catalogue: https://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/courses/LIT.html.

Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Proof of authorization to work in the U. S. will be required prior to and through the employment period (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Review date: 4/10/2020

Applicants are asked to submit applications using UC San Diego’s online Recruit web page:  https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF02457.

Review date: Friday, Apr 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Webinar: Career Opportunities at the World Bank

Event Date: April 21, 2020 6 PM Eastern Time

Career Opportunities at the World Bank via Interstride

  • What:
    • Aakash Mohpal, Healthcare Economist, is part of the prestigious Young Professional Program (YPP) at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, Aakash was an international student at the University of Michigan. During this webinar, he will speak about the YPP program and other career opportunities at the World Bank and IFC for international students. Roles at IFC and World Bank don’t require traditional US work authorization because of the multi-lateral nature of the organization. All international students are recommended to attend this workshop. Recording of this workshop will not be available.
  • When:
    • April 21, 2020
    • 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • How:
    • To Join the Webinar
    • Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device
    • Click here

Acad. Job: PhD Positions for “Translating Memories” (Tallinn University)

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Eneken Laanes, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Cultural Analysis
at Tallinn University School of Humanities, is recruiting 3 PhD students for their European Research Council (ERC) project “Translating Memories: The Eastern European Past in the Global Arena”.

More information about the PhD positions can be found here:
https://www.tlu.ee/en/ht/translating_memories_PhD_positions

Acad. Job: Postdoc Researchers for “Translating Memories” (Tallinn University)

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Eneken Laanes, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Cultural Analysis
at Tallinn University School of Humanities, is recruiting 2 postdoctoral researchers for their European Research Council (ERC) project “Translating Memories: The Eastern European Past in the Global Arena”.

More information about the postdoctoral positions can be found here:
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/491201

Acad. Job: Senior Researcher (Tallinn University)

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Eneken Laanes, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Cultural Analysis
at Tallinn University School of Humanities, is recruiting 1 senior researcher for their European Research Council (ERC) project “Translating Memories: The Eastern European Past in the Global Arena”.

More information about the senior researcher position can be found here:
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/491203

Fellowship for Politically-Engaged College Women

Deadline: April 27, 2020

IGNITE Fellows are changing the face of leadership in communities across America. 

Every year IGNITE recruits a cohort of diverse and passionate women in communities across America and provides them with resources, training, and networks to flex their political power and mobilize women on their campuses and in their communities to become civically engaged. Fellows serve as ambassadors for IGNITE’s mission and vision and play a valuable role in our efforts to spread a national message that it is time for young women to step into political power.

Who are we looking for?

IGNITE is looking for Fellows from across the ideological spectrum who are deeply motivated, take initiative, have organizing experience on college campuses and in their communities and have a proven track record of building new initiatives and sustained programming. We are specifically looking for young women who have a history of serving their communities through volunteer activities, internships, public office, or other civic engagement activities. Strong candidates will demonstrate experience in organizing and coalition building, civic engagement and political leadership with a deep commitment to advancing equal rights for women.

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Russian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship at Indiana University-Bloomington

Deadline: April 10, 2020

The Russian Studies Workshop (RSW) at Indiana University’s Russian and East European Institute (REEI) and Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies (HLS) invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship beginning August 1, 2020.  Applicants should be scholars conducting research on Russia while contributing to interdisciplinary and international debates. Special consideration will be given to scholars who have conducted extensive research and have strong Russian language skills. The fellowship is $50,000/year and includes benefits.

Requirements

The postdoctoral fellow will teach one course per year; importantly, after teaching this course, the finished syllabus and auxiliary materials (handouts, course packets, etc.) will be shared with HLS at the end of the fellowship. The fellow is expected to maintain a vigorous research program during the fellowship, and actively participate in the RSW, including leading a monthly writing group for Russian Studies PhD students. Fellows are required to be in residence in Bloomington, Indiana.

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Acad. Job: Non Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Russian (Saint Louis University)

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Interested parties should submit a complete application with a curriculum vitae, cover letter, 4 letters of recommendation (one of which must address the candidate’s language instruction), a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus for a survey of Russian Culture with a global diversity requirement (1700-present), a transcript of your graduate record, and an article-length writing sample in English.  

https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/Morrissey-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor–Russian_2020-00548

ASEEES Grants, Book Prizes

Deadline: April 1; April 15

NEW Call for Applications: ASEEES Summer Dissertation Writing Grants

ASEEES is delighted to announce the new Summer Dissertation Writing Grant program. We are able to offer a limited number of grants, with a maximum stipend of $6000, for graduate students at US universities for the purposes of summer dissertation writing on any aspect of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies in any discipline. The writing grant program is directed at PhD students at US universities who do not qualify for the ASEEES Dissertation Research Grant because they do not intend to conduct research in the region. 

For more information and to apply see: www.aseees.org/programs/aseees-summer-dissertation

Please share the announcement with any student who may be interested in this new grant.

Application Deadline:  April 15

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