Tag Archives: February 2017

Job: Imagery Analyst Officer (OSCE-Ukraine)

Deadline for Applications: February 03, 2017

Imagery Analyst Officer

Area of Expertise: General Staff/Monitoring
Vacancy Number: VNSMUS00490
Experience Level: Senior Professional
Location: Ukraine

Apply by 2/3 to receive full consideration (Closing Date:2/8/2017)

Requirements: Six years of experience in Imagery Analysis (IA) of military or civilian organization and conflict-related subjects; Thorough understanding of Electro-Optical (EO), Infrared (IR) and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) sensors including analysis of imagery obtained from these sensors; Experience in planning overhead and aerial imagery collection, preparing maps, charts, and reports; Experience in operational planning; Demonstrated strong organizational and communications skills; Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, counterparts and external partners and other stakeholders to achieve organizational goals; and other requirements. Direct link to full job description: http://www.osce.org/employment/vacancies/294591

Job: Head of Security Co-operation (OSCE-Bosnia)

Deadline for Applications: February 02, 2017

Head of Security Co-operation

Area of Expertise: Military Affairs
Vacancy Number: VNBAHS00790
Experience Level: Middle Management
Location: Bosnia

Apply by 2/8 to receive full consideration (Closing Date: 2/14/2017)

Requirements: Advanced university degree in security studies, or a related discipline; Expertise or formal training in counter-terrorism is an asset; A minimum of 6 years of relevant, diversified and progressively responsible professional experience including at least 3 years at the management level relevant to the actual position; Extensive experience in the field of security policy and politico-military affairs with appointments in relevant national and international agencies; Senior serving or retired police, military or security agency officer or suitably qualified civilian; Strong understanding of both the security sector situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), particularly its institutions and bodies, and the overall political situation; Comprehensive understanding of policy matters both within European and Euro-Atlantic security and defence structures; Demonstrated understanding and experience of the comprehensive approach to security and the concept of inclusive security; Experience in programme planning and management; managerial experience; Knowledge of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in BiH and key OSCE politico-military documents; Professional fluency in English, both oral and written; working knowledge of the local languages is desirable; experience in memorandum and report writing; and other qualifications. Direct link to full job description: http://www.osce.org/employment/vacancies/294211

Job: Information and Co-ordination Officer (OSCE-Bosnia)

Deadline for Applications: February 08, 2017

Information and Co-ordination Officer

Area of Expertise: Media Affairs
Vacancy Number: VNBAHS00789
Experience Level: Professional
Location: Bosnia

Apply by 2/8 to receive full consideration (Closing Date:2/13/2017)

Requirements: a University education in journalism, political science, international relations or related field; Two years of relevant professional experience; Ability to quickly review information products, both in terms of language and substance; Professional fluency in English and proven excellence in written communication; Experience in preparing analytical reports; Knowledge of regional political history and developments; Knowledge of the OSCE policies and principles; Flexibility and ability to work under pressure of deadline; and other qualifications. Direct link to full job description: http://www.osce.org/employment/vacancies/294201

Academic Program: “Russian Language and Civilization” Program (St. Petersburg/Moscow, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: February 01, 2017

For students eligible for in-state (TX) tuition.

This 5-week program offers a total immersion learning experience. The program places excursions and cultural outings at the core of the instruction. Students learn on-site the vibrant history, art, and culture of Russia and of its capital. This program will prepare students for study and work in Russia, either introducing them to the language or upgrading their established skills to the intermediate or advanced level. All students will also study major monuments of Russia’s artistic heritage to help them understand the country’s cultural history, ranging all the way from prehistoric roots to the dissolution of the Soviet Empire.


  • RUSS 221: Russian Field Studies I (3 hours)
  • RUSS 222: Russian Field Studies II (3 hours)


  • Minimum 2.0 GPA or instructor permission.
  • Good standing with the University


  • History and Art Museums in Moscow
  • Red Square
  • Trip to Kizhi
  • Trip to Novgorod
  • Visiting Hermitage and Cat

For more information, and to apply, click here.

Academic Job: Visiting Asst. Professor of Anthropology (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)

Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2017

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Hobart and William Smith Colleges seeks a sociocultural anthropologist to fill a one-year replacement position with a full-time (3-2) teaching load to begin July 1, 2017. We seek candidates with a serious commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education who are able to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, a geographical area course, a topical course, an upper-level seminar, and one other offering to be determined. Preference will be given to candidates with field research experience in South Asia and in geographical areas other than Africa, Native North America, or Latin America.

Evidence of preparedness for excellent teaching and active scholarship are required.  Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. but ABD applicants may be considered.

Review of applications will begin February 15th, 2017.  For more information, and to apply, click here.

Job: Associate Democratic Governance Officer (Warsaw, Poland)

Deadline for Applications: February 02, 2017

Area of Expertise: Democratization
Vacancy Number: VNODIS00624
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Apply by 1/27 to receive full consideration (Closing Date: 02/02/2017)
Link to vacancy announcement https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities

The successful candidate will have a university degree in law, international relations, history, social sciences, political sciences or related field; a minimum of four years of relevant experience relating to democratic governance as well as experience in project management, three years at the international level; demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; professional fluency in English; excellent organizational and communication skills; and previous work experience in an international environment or an operational missions.  Knowledge of other OSCE working languages, in particular Russian would be desirable. See vacancy announcement for more details.

In order to receive full consideration, interested parties should create an online application and enter the relevant vacancy number at: https://www.pae.com/careers-react by the full consideration date. Only finalists will be contacted.  PAE-REACT will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE deadline.

Academic Program: The Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (U. of Wisconsin-Madison)

Deadline for Applications: February 1, 2017 (Priority)

The Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI) is currently accepting applications for intensive study of Kazakh, Tajik, Uyghur, and Uzbek. CESSI 2017 will take place at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, June 19 – August 11, 2017. Information and application materials are available here:  creeca.wisc.edu/cessi

Funding Opportunities:
  • New for 2017: Title VIII Fellowships for graduate students, researchers, and professionals who are U.S. citizens. Fellowships will cover tuition and fees, as well as provide a stipend of $2,500 to cover living expenses for the summer
  • FLAS Fellowships for U.S. citizens and permanent residents
  • Fee Remission (scholarship)
**Please note: the priority deadline to apply to CESSI has been moved up to February 1, 2017. Applicants interested in a UW-Madison FLAS Fellowship must complete a separate FLAS Application by February 13, 2017. (Students from FLAS-granting institutions should apply for funding from their home campus before applying for a UW-Madison FLAS). CESSI will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis until April 3, 2017. However, financial support is not guaranteed for applications submitted after February 1.
Scheduling of all courses is contingent upon enrollment. Students should apply to CESSI as early as possible to help ensure that their desired class will be offered. CESSI 2017 will also feature a weekly lecture series (in English) on various topics of interest to people in the field of Central Eurasian studies and a rich program of cultural events and field  trips related to the countries of Central Eurasia.

The CESSI consortium is comprised of international and area studies centers at major U.S. universities working together to provide high-quality, summer instruction in the languages and cultures of Central Eurasia.

For additional information about CESSI 2017, please contact Kelly Iacobazzi, CESSI Program Coordinator, cessi@creeca.wisc.edu608-265-6298.

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Scholarship: Funding for Int’l Business & STEM Internships in Russia (American Councils)

Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2017

American Councils is pleased to announce a new scholarship to support U.S. undergraduate and graduate students participating in business, innovation, and STEM internships in Russia.

The Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship supports U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who seek to participate in one of two American Councils internship programs in Russia:

Scholarship Awards
Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, academic merit, and program compatibility; awards range from $3,000 to $5,000.

U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in business or STEM fields are eligible to apply for American Councils Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarships. Applicants must be admitted to either OPIT or BRLI to receive funding. No prior study of Russian is required to participate in OPIT.

Application & Questions
Interested students should submit an online application to either program by February 15th for summer OPIT or BRLI, or by March 15th for fall BRLI. Please direct any questions regarding the application process to the AC Study Abroad Team (phone: 202-833-7522; email:outbound@americancouncils.org).

Academic Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (Franklin & Marshall College)

Deadline for Applications: February 06, 2017

Franklin and Marshall College: German & Russian
Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

Location: Lancaster, PA

Closes: Feb 6, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (GMT-5 hours)

The Department of German and Russian at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor (depending on qualifications) of Russian and Russian Studies to begin Fall 2017.  This is a one-year non-renewable appointment. We seek a strong Russian teacher with a record of successful and innovative teaching at all levels and with an ability to offer Russian literature and culture courses and contribute to the College’s general education program.  Research specialization is open. The teaching load is 3/2. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English and demonstrated scholarly engagement are required.

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant.  We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds.  We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, teaching statement, teaching evaluation forms, and three letters of recommendation.  Interested candidates should apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/40027.  For full consideration applications should be received by February 6, 2017.  Interviews will be held via online video conference calls.

To apply, click here.

Academic Job: Russian Lecturer (United International College)

Deadline for Applications: February 10, 2017

Russian Lecturer

United International College – Division of Humanities and Social Science

Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Not specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 9th January 2017
Closes: 10th February 2017
Job Ref: DHSS161108

UIC now invites candidates for the following position which is expected to be filled in September 2017:

Russian Lecturer of Division of Humanities and Social Science (DHSS161108)

Job Description
The successful candidate will be expected to offer courses in elementary Russian language as well as Russian Culture. Responsibilities also include exam-paper preparation, developing teaching materials and administrative duties. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in language is expected. Continue reading