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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CFP: Northeast Modern Language Association Conference (NeMLA)

Deadline: April 29, 2022

As area director in comparative literature and Slavic studies, I invite you to submit session proposals for next year’s Northeast Modern Language Association conference (NeMLA) at Niagara Falls (USA) to be held on March 23-26, 2023.  At our last convention in Baltimore we already had several excellent sessions on Russian poetry and prose, and it would be wonderful to continue these conversations and to have a broader representation of the Slavic field at NeMLA. The deadline for Call for Session Proposals is April 29.

Please propose a session for inclusion in the Northeast Modern Language Association’s 54th Annual Convention in Niagara Falls, NY, March 23-26, 2023. Chair guidelines and information about session formats are available on our website.

Click here to propose a session!* The deadline is April 29, 2022.

*Abstract proposals will be accepted between June 15 and September 30.

The Thursday opening address will be given by Tim Dean. The Friday keynote event will be given by Anne Enright.


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Funding: Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans Info Session

Event Date: April 20, 2022

The Office of Distinguished and Postgraduate Scholarships (ODPS) is hosting:

PD Soros Fellowship for New Americans Information Session 

April 20, 2022, at 11am (via Zoom) 

This award is for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing any type of fulltime professional or graduate school in the United States. The scholarship is open to seniors or recent graduates in any academic discipline. Come learn more from a PD Soros representative. Register here.

Acad. Job: Visiting Inst./Asst. Professor of Government and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies (College of William and Mary)

Deadline: April 24, 2022

The Department of Government and the Global Studies Program at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a one year, non-tenure-track visiting position that will begin August 10, 2022. We seek an individual who can teach Russian politics, East European politics, and an interdisciplinary introductory course in Russian Studies, as well as freshmen/senior seminars on related issues. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a [3-3] teaching load.

A Master’s degree is required.

A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022). Previous teaching experience strongly preferred.

Job Open Date: 03/24/2022

Job Close Date: 04/24/2022

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Acad. Job: Visiting Assistant Professor, Russian Area Studies (Lawrence University)

Deadline: April 25, 2022

The Russian Department at Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Russian Area Studies beginning fall semester 2022. Ph.D. required in Slavic Languages and Literatures with experience teaching Russian at the college level, or a Ph.D. in a related field with a certificate in Russian-language teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per term in topics such as Russian language, literature, and cultural history. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach in Lawrence’s First-Year Studies Program. Further information about the Russian Program can be found at ttps://www.lawrence.edu/academics/college/russian

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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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Russian and East European Studies Librarian (UPenn)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description SummaryThe Russian and East European Studies Librarian supports the research, teaching, and learning mission of the University of Pennsylvania as team member in the Center for Global Collections developing and managing library resources from and about Russia, the former Soviet Union, East Europe and its diasporas and providing library services for the interdisciplinary field of Russian and East European Studies at Penn.

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CFP: Firms, Wars, and Ethics in the Business History of Central, East Europe, and Russia

Deadline: April 28, 2022

Place: Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice
Date: October 21-22, 2022

For this 4th Workshop on Business History in Central and Eastern Europe, the organizers invite scholars, including Ph.D. students of any relevant discipline to submit paper proposals on a broad range of topics related to business actors & corporate behavior in (and after) armed conflicts during the 20th century.

The workshop will particularly draw on historical research on the two World Wars and their aftermaths to provide tentative answers to several questions evoked by the Russia-Ukraine war of 2022. The aim is to explore the relationship between business and geopolitics from a long-term historical perspective focusing on the economic and social consequences of the war, including (de)globalization processes.

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Acad. Job: Summer Instructor of Elementary Ukrainian (Arizona State University)

Deadline: April 13, 2022

ASU’s Critical Languages Institute (CLI) is seeking an instructor of Elementary Ukrainian for our 2022 summer institute.

The successful candidate will prepare a syllabus and teach Ukrainian 4 hours a day, five days a week, for seven weeks (May 31-July 15) on ASU Tempe campus. The Ukrainian instructor will also contribute to cultural programming, including a Ukrainian culture night and additional events based on students’ interest.

Information on the ASU summer Ukrainian program is available at https://melikian.asu.edu/cli/ukrainian. Compensation for the 7-week 2022 program consists of a salary of $9460 and housing in Tempe, Arizona (a taxable benefit).

Please see Interfolio posting for more information and to apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/104978

Clements Center Undergraduate Fellowship Program

Deadline: April 12, 2022

The solutions to tomorrow’s top international security challenges reside in the minds of today’s students. The Clements Center’s Undergraduate Fellowship Program provides UT’s aspiring policymakers and scholars with opportunities for learning, professional development, and research in the fields of defense and foreign policy. Fellows will receive mentorship from the Center’s affiliated scholars and experts, meet with distinguished guests and visiting practitioners, convene in weekly discussion groups on relevant topics and current events, and exchange ideas on their course projects. Applications are due April 12th by 11pm Central Time. To apply submit a one-page resume, cover letter, and contact details for two UT references on our website.