Job Postings: Teach for America Jobs and Fellowships

Deadline: Varies, See Below

Seniors and Graduate Students: Are you interested in challenging yourself in an impact-driven career? By joining Teach For America, you will become part of a majority-BIPOC network of leaders shaping our country’s political, economic, and social future. 

  • Want to explore if this is right for you and check out some of the inspiring ways Teach For America alumni are disrupting inequity across education, business, policy, law, medicine, and more? Grab coffee with your UT representative, Alyssa Gonzales-Kirk, here
  • Want to explore the application? Submit your 2-hour application to the 2023 corps by January 4th (Rolling Deadline) or by our final deadline on Friday, February 10th.
  • All majors accepted. Full salary and benefits + $5k-$10k stipend + up to $12k Americorps grant.

Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmxn: Do you want to make a direct impact next semester? 

  • Consider applying to Teach For America’s Ignite Fellowship to work directly with elementary or middle school students this spring. We’re seeking college students to lead virtual, small group tutoring sessions with students during the school days. This is a part-time, paid opportunity to build meaningful relationships with youth, accelerate student success, and hone your leadership skills. Submit your application by Sunday, December 18.  
  • Want to learn more about the fellowship, watch a recording of our Info-Session. Before submitting your application, attend our Application Workshop on 12/15.
  • Explore the above opportunities and more by visiting the linktree for Julie Gunderson, your early opportunities representative.

MA + Dual Degrees in Russian, E European, & Eurasian Studies (University of Texas at Austin)

DEADLINE FOR FALL ’23  ENROLLMENT: January 5, 2023

The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin is a two-year multidisciplinary program that offers advanced training for those qualified students who seek an integrated knowledge of the language, history, society and culture of the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Eurasia. This graduate degree offers the opportunity to create an individually tailored program. Upon graduation, students will have an extensive understanding of the country or countries of specialization, including a working knowledge of one of the region’s languages. The program primarily serves students preparing for professional careers and those seeking an M.A. before pursuing a professional career trajectory or Ph.D. in a particular discipline.

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Acad. Job: Visiting Assistant Professor (New York University)

Deadline: January 15, 2023

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Description

New York University’s Department of Russian and Slavic Studies seeks to hire a Ukraine specialist for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship starting in fall 2023, pending budgetary and administrative approval. Discipline is open: the appointment will be half in Russian and Slavic Studies and half in another department appropriate to the candidate’s field. Possibilities include but are not limited to history, literature, film, anthropology, political science, visual culture, media, sociology, and gender studies. Pay is competitive. Teaching load 2 courses per semester.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary for this position is $60,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender, and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here http://as.nyu.edu/departments/facultydiversity.html. EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Funding: 2023 JDC Archives Fellowship

Deadline: January 23, 2023

The JDC Archives is pleased to present its Fellowship program. Up to seven fellowships will be awarded each year to deserving scholars engaged in graduate level, post-doctoral, or independent study to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or Jerusalem. Research topics in the fields of twentieth century Jewish history, general history, and humanitarian assistance will be considered, as well as other areas of academic research covered in the JDC archival collections.

Available Fellowship Opportunities:
Selection of Fellows

Candidates must submit applications by January 23, 2023 to the JDC Archives online. An Advisory Committee consisting of leading scholars and members of the JDC Archives Committee will be responsible for selecting the fellows.

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Grad. Program: Russian and Slavic Studies (McGill University, Montreal)

Deadline: January 6, 2023

Russian and Slavic Studies at McGill invites applications from talented and qualified students.  As part of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, we offer a uniquely multi-cultural and interdisciplinary environment. Our students and faculty are committed to open, culturally informed dialogue among national and across intellectual traditions.

Our faculty specializes in 19th-21st century Russian literature and culture, working in such areas as Russian Romanticism and Realism, the Russian novel, Dostoevsky and Chekhov, as well as Soviet and Post-Soviet film and media. We offer seminars in drama, film, folklore, genre theory, the avant-garde, high Stalinist culture and post-Soviet culture. Our students are invited to explore visual culture, cultural mythology, symbolic geography, and intermediality; they are also encouraged to look to other Slavic, Central and East European cultures. 

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Acad. Jobs: Instructor of Russian & Bilingual Assistant in Russian (Middlebury College)

Deadline: December 1, 2022, January 1, 2023

The Middlebury College Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian invites applications for instructors of Russian and bilingual assistants for the summer session 2023. Details are in the links below. Please email Jason Merrill with any questions: jmerrill@middlebury.edu 

Instructor of Russian:  https://apply.workable.com/middleburycollege/j/8D23F382B4/

Bilingual Assistant in Russian:  https://apply.workable.com/middleburycollege/j/BB70DC983E/

CFP: Twenty-second Annual Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop (University of Illinois)

Deadline; January 20, 2023

The Twenty-second Annual Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop, which will be held at UIUC on April 7-8, 2022, welcomes papers on Czech and Slovak topics, broadly defined, in all disciplines. In the past our interdisciplinary conference has drawn participants from colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. Areas of interest have been: anthropology, architecture, art, economics, education, film, geography, history, Jewish studies, literature, music, philosophy, politics, religion, society, sociology, and theater. Work in progress is appropriate for our workshop format. Junior faculty and advanced graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate and will get priority when it comes to accessing our limited funding for travel and accommodation.

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Call for Book Chapters: Routledge History of the International Protection of Minorities, 1919-2001

Deadline: January 14, 2023

Co-editors, Carole Fink (Humanities Distinguished Professor of History Emerita at The Ohio State University), Anna-Mária Bíró (Director of the Tom Lantos Institute), Jennifer Jackson-Preece (Associate Professor of Nationalism at the London School of Economics) and Corinne Lennox (Senior Lecturer in Human Rights at the School of Advanced Study, University of London), invite proposals for the edited collection Routledge History of the International Protection of Minorities, 1919-2001, to be published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis).

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Grad Program: Slavic MA and PhD Programs (University of Kansas)

Deadline: January 6, 2023

The Department of Slavic, German, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Kansas invites applications to its Slavic M.A. and Ph.D. programs. 

KU SGES has a comprehensive program in Russian literature, as well as one of the few full-service Slavic linguistics programs nationally. Ours is a Slavic program in a proper sense, with extensive expertise in Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian, Czech, Polish, Slovene, and Ukrainian languages and cultures. We also offer courses in Turkish and Persian. 

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CFP: Twenty-Second Annual Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop

Deadline: January 20, 2023

April 7-8, 2023

The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

The Twenty-second Annual Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop, which will be held at UIUC on April 7-8, 2022, welcomes papers on Czech and Slovak topics, broadly defined, in all disciplines. In the past our interdisciplinary conference has drawn participants from colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. Areas of interest have been: anthropology, architecture, art, economics, education, film, geography, history, Jewish studies, literature, music, philosophy, politics, religion, society, sociology, and theater. Work in progress is appropriate for our workshop format. Junior faculty and advanced graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate and will get priority when it comes to accessing our limited funding for travel and accommodation.

This year’s program will also include an invited lecture by Karla Huebner of Wright State University. We plan to hold the workshop in person, with the understanding that these plans are subject to change.

The deadline for submitting proposals is January 20, 2023. The steering committee will review the proposals the following week.

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