Job: Assistant Director, Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies (UT Austin)

Deadline: Open Until Filled (Posted July 9, 2024)

The position is grant-funded through August 14, 2026, with the possibility of renewal based on funding availability, work performance, etc. Some travel is required.

Purpose

To assist the Director of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) in implementing a wide range of activities to advance the center’s mission–to promote teaching, research, and outreach related to this critical global area. Serve as senior staff liaison to the College of Liberal Arts for the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

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Professional Development: Vivid Project (for teachers of less-commonly-taught-languages)

Deadline: Applications received before July 15, 2024 will receive first consideration

The ViVID Project

A Full Year of Professional Development

  • Join a cohort of 10 LCTL Instructor Fellows
  • Learn from and with our core faculty
  • Open to LCTL instructors currently employed anywhere in the U.S.
  • Get a stipend of $100 per month for participating throughout the year

The ViVID Project provides opportunities for teachers of less-commonly-taught languages to form a lasting virtual community and use video-based feedback to develop skills in reflective teaching and peer observation.

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Acad. Job: Full Time Lecturer in Russian (University of North Georgia)

Deadline: Open Until Filled (Start date: August 1, 2024)

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of North Georgia invites applicants for a Full-time Lectureship (with benefits) in Russian, on its Dahlonega campus with the possibility of teaching on multiple campuses. The appointment starts August 1, 2024.

Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in Russian language, culture, and literature, with a minimum course load of 24 credit hours per academic year. 
  • The ability to successfully incorporate technology at all levels of instruction is highly desirable. 
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CFP: Ethics in Aesthetics in Times of Crisis (Princeton Graduate Student Conference)

Deadline: July 7, 2024

 Princeton University Graduate Student Conference, September 27-28, 2024

The Art of Answerability:

Ethics as Aesthetics in Times of Crisis

Co-organizers: Kathleen Mitchell-Fox, Melvin Thomas, Yazhe Yang, Princeton UniversityInter arma silent Musae (“in times of war the Muses are silent”) – does this phrase still ring true today? To paraphrase Adorno, is writing poetry after Auschwitz “barbaric?” What can or should art do in today’s world of high-speed intercultural communication and, moreover, in times of crisis? For Mikhail Bakhtin, art and life were supposed to “become united” in an act of aesthetic answerability. Answerability to what, or better yet, answerability to whom?

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Job: Program Associate (Kennan Institute)

Deadline: July 12, 2024

The Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute seeks a Program Associate to take a leading role in working, with the Program Director and Deputy Director, in defining Kennan Institute (KI) strategic goals related to activities in and around Russia, Ukraine and the region. 

This position closes on July 12, 2024, or after 100 applications have been received. For full qualifications and instructions on how to apply, please view this position on USAJobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/797890900. Only applications submitted through USAJobs will be considered.

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Grad Program: Junior Visiting Researcher/Doctoral Candidate

Deadline: July 20, 2024

Employment opportunity: If you are in possession of an MA degree and interested in gender and literature, come work with us on the new project of the EDGES/GEMMA/GRACE consortium: EUTERPE: European Literatures and Gender from a Transnational Perspective, a Marie Curie Doctoral Training network. 

As Coordinator of the EUTERPE Project, the Department of Gender Studies at the Central European University (CEU, Austria), invites applications for a Junior Visiting Researcher / Doctoral Candidate position. The successful applicant is offered a 48-month term of doctoral studies of which max. 25 months are financed from the EU-funded EUTERPE project according to EU rules and min. 23 months are financed from CEU Doctoral Stipend according to CEU rules. The successful candidate will be based at the Department of Gender Studies in Vienna. 

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Job: Criminal Investigator (Department of Homeland Security)

Deadline: July 3, 2024

As a Criminal Investigator, at the full performance level, you will perform the following duties:

  • Conduct and coordinate high-level comprehensive investigations involving individuals, groups, or large organizations operating at a local, national, or international level.
  • Use electronic surveillance, interviews, polygraph examination, and physical surveillance to obtain evidence in investigative cases.
  • Make arrests, confront multiple suspects, and secure scenes sometimes under potentially dangerous and hazardous environments.
  • Take part in securing signed statements, affidavits, and documentary evidence for inclusion in reports or case records.
  • Prepare sworn testimony on behalf of the government in criminal and federal grand jury cases.
  • Communicate with native speakers, including the general public and/or law enforcement entities in support of investigative activities.
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Job: Postdoc Researchers (University of Ostrava)

Deadline: July 15, 2024

https://www.osu.eu/job-opportunities/?kdepr=0&prace=2741

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ostrava announces a selection procedure, reference number: OU-70726/25-2024, to fill the following systematized position of:

  • postdocs (non-academic staff members – researchers, systemized position Postdoc I) within the project REFRESH – Research Excellence For REgion Sustainability and High-tech Industries reg. no. CZ.10.03.01/00/22_003/0000048

Job description:

  • co-solving of complex research/development tasks within the project Refresh;
  • collaborating in a research team with other researchers at the University of Ostrava and a partner university;
  • active publishing according to the needs of the field and according to the Refresh project proposal; at least one publication (Jimp or Jsc) per year;
  • securing research funding (submitting grants, seeking other opportunities).
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Call for Proposals – Journal of Russian American Studies (JRAS)

Deadline: July 1, 2024

https://journals.ku.edu/jras

The Editorial Board of the Journal of Russian American Studies (JRAS) is planning to publish an anniversary issue dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Russian-American relations focusing on the year 1945.  This year, of course, marks the end of World War II / Great Patriotic War.  We are inviting scholars to contribute articles to be included in this anniversary issue that will be published in Summer 2025.  The specific theme of the article is up to the author, but it needs to focus on Russian-American relations in the year 1945 – (both broadly speaking).  The deadline for submitting proposals/abstracts is July 1, 2024.  In this part of the process, please submit a proposal or abstract of 100 words that describes your article.  In addition, please submit a c.v.  Both of these documents should be in Word or PDF form and as attachments to the following email address:  jras1807@gmail.com

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Job: Russian Language Instructor

Deadline: July 2, 2024

About the Position: Serves as a Russian language teacher for the Undergraduate Russian School (URU) or Undergraduate Chinese Russian School (UCR) at the Presidio of Monterey. The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) offers foreign language instruction in more than two dozen languages on a schedule that extends throughout the year. Courses are taught six hours per day, five days a week, with the exception of federal holidays and training holidays.

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