Tag Archives: June 2017

Job: OSCE Program Coordinator (Serbia)

Deadline for Applications: June 30, 2017

Project Coordinator

Duty Station: Serbia
Vacancy Number: VNSRMS00489
Area of Expertise: Democratization
Level:  Senior Professional
Application Deadline: Apply by June 30 for full consideration.

Click https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities see all PAE-REACT opportunities, to link to the full vacancy announcement and to apply.

The direct link to PAE-REACT’s online application is located at:  https://www.pae.com/careers-react-application.

More specifically, PAE-REACT is seeking a project coordinator to ensure results-based management and implementation of and reporting on project funds in compliance with OSCE programmatic guidelines and regulations in the areas of democratization, police affairs, media, and rule of law and human rights; to co-ordinate a project on “Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization Threats”; as well as to advise and support to the host country’s Strategy and Action Plan for the Prevention and Countering of Terrorism; to develop initiatives to promote municipal inter-communal dialogue including civic/youth engagement; and to liaise with national, international and civil society counterparts.

Please be sure to enter the relevant vacancy number and cover letter addressing the requirements of the post. PAE-REACT will review applications as received and will begin interviewing short-listed candidates immediately in order to make nominations by the relevant OSCE closing deadline of July 6.  Only finalists will be contacted.

Job: Foreign Service Diplomatic Courier (Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: June 26, 2017

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
United States Department of State
An Equal Opportunity Employer
How to Apply

Position Title: Diplomatic Security: Foreign Service Diplomatic Courier
Open Period: 6/21/2017 – 6/27/2017
Salary: $39,954-$58,674 Per Year
Duty Locations: MANY vacancies – Department of State Posts – Overseas and Domestic, United States
Position Information: Work Schedule is Full-time – Permanent after being tenured in the Foreign Service by the Tenure Boards.

Who May Apply

Must be a U.S. citizen. Potential applicants should read the entire announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements and understand a Foreign Service career.

Applicants may not reapply for one year after the previous application for the same position.

If a State Department Suitability Review Panel denied suitability in the last two years, you may not apply (except Diplomatic Security Special Agent (SA) candidates whose denial was based solely on the unique requirements for SAs.)

Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

The U.S. Department of State, our country’s lead foreign policy agency, provides a rich international experience whether at home or abroad, and opportunities to become responsible leaders. Each day, our employees make a difference as they contribute to our global society and defend and advance our country’s interests and values. They work on the business of diplomacy and high priority issues that impact the safety, security, and prosperity of our world – human rights, environment, energy, food security, public health, and technology – all while experiencing a unique career. Our talented workforce reflects and champions all of our strengths and diversity – personal, professional, and educational. We offer a workplace that values and rewards leadership, collaboration and innovation, and personal and professional development.

Foreign Service Diplomatic Couriers assist in worldwide security programs that provide secure transportation services for Department of State classified diplomatic pouches. Diplomatic Couriers safeguard and escort diplomatic pouches containing classified and sensitive material between U.S. diplomatic missions overseas and the Department of State. The Department carries out this mission at more than 275 embassies and consulates around the world, offices in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area and other locations in the U.S.

Diplomatic Couriers spend most of their career in a constant state of travel. Couriers are assigned to regional offices and travel from these postings to constituent embassies and consulates in the region. Continue reading

CFP: AWSS Panel (AATSEEL)

Deadline for Submissions: June 29, 2017

The Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) will sponsor a panel at the next AATSEEL Conference in Washington, DC (Feb 1-4, 2018). If you are interested in submitting a paper or participating in a panel on a theme related to gender studies and/or queer theory, please email me a brief abstract at luceyc@email.arizona.edu by June 29th.

Potential topics for a sponsored panel include, but are not limited to:
– The representation of gender and sexuality in Russian/Slavic prose, poetry, art, film, theatre
– Women’s writing of the 19th / 20th / 21st centuries
– Putin-era policies on the family and women’s rights
– Cross-dressing and gender-bending in Russian/Slavic literature, art, theatre

Job: Technical ICT Expert-Satellite Transmission/Data Security (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Deadline for Applications: June 25, 2017

Technical ICT Expert (Satellite Transmission/Data Security)
Duty Station: Kyiv and eastern Ukraine
Vacancy Number: VNSMUS00570
Area of Expertise: IT & Info Management
Level:  Senior Professional
Application Deadline: Apply by June 25 for full consideration.
Click https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities see all REACT opportunities; to link to the full vacancy announcement and to apply.

PAE is seeking a Technical Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Expert to act as a focal point and provider of user support for all Surveillance technologies with ICT equipment (LAN Operating systems, e-mail, databases, security software, cameras, and other sensors, switches, firewalls, modems microwave links and internet lines); including installation, configuration, testing, deployment, monitoring, trouble shooting, performing backups and data restoration; and ensuring security including anti-virus protection for hardware, software and data.

In order to receive full consideration, interested parties are advised to create an online application at:https://www.pae.com/careers-react-application, enter the relevant vacancy number and cover letter. PAE-REACT will review applications as received and will begin interviewing short-listed candidates on “full consideration” date in order to make nominations by the relevant OSCE closing deadline.  Only finalists will be contacted.

Job: Deputy Team Leader of Monitors (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Deadline for Applications: June 25, 2017

Post Title: Deputy Team Leader of Monitors
Duty Station: Kyiv and eastern Ukraine
Vacancy Number: VNSMUS00572
Area of Expertise: General Staff/Monitoring
Level:  Middle Management
Application Deadline: Apply by June 25 for full consideration.
Click https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities see all REACT opportunities;
to link to the full vacancy announcement and to apply.

PAE is seeking a Deputy Team Leader of Monitors to manage a monitoring team in accordance with Head of Office instructions, SMM mandate and structure, all SMM safety and security protocols;  enforce efficient performance of guidance, directives, operational tasks, compliance with OSCE regulations and rules, and evaluation of performance; ensures coherent communication and information flows, such as daily, weekly and special reporting between Team and Head Office; monitors political, security, human/minority rights, gender situation; contribute to development of SM policy and practices including gender integration; and act as Team Leader as needed.

In order to receive full consideration, interested parties are advised to create an online application at:https://www.pae.com/careers-react-application, enter the relevant vacancy number and cover letter. PAE-REACT will review applications as received and will begin interviewing short-listed candidates on “full consideration” date in order to make nominations by the relevant OSCE closing deadline.  Only finalists will be contacted.

Job: OSCE Policy Support Officer (Caucasus Desk) at Conflict Prevention Centre (Vienna, Austria)

Deadline for Applications: June 12, 2017

Policy Support Officer (Caucasus Desk) at Conflict Prevention Centre

Area of Expertise: Political Affairs
Vacancy Number: VNSECS01238
Duty Station: Secretariat in Vienna, Austria
Apply by: 12 June for full consideration (OSCE Closing date: 16 June 2017)
View the job description: https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities

The OSCE is seeking OSCE is seeking a Policy Support Officer (Caucasus Desk) to: monitor, analyze, research as needed, and report on developments in the region and field operations; participate in performance-based budgeting process for field operations and projects supported by various budgetary sources, including monitoring the implementation of corresponding field operation mandates; ensure timely information flows between the field operations and the Secretariat, Chairperson-in-Office, participating state Delegations, Permanent Council, Advisory Committee on Management and Finance, Programming and Evaluation Support Unit and other relevant actors; and attend meetings, events, prepare meeting summaries, notes and in-house briefings, publications and other material as necessary.

In order to receive full consideration, US citizen applicants should create an online application at:https://www.pae.com/careers-react-application, enter the relevant vacancy number and cover letter by June 12, 2017. Only finalists will be contacted.  PAE-REACT will begin interviewing short-listed candidates on “full consideration” date in order to make nominations by the relevant OSCE closing deadline.

Travel: US-Russia Forum (Stanford U.)

Deadline for Applications: June 18, 2017

The Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) is now accepting applications for its 2017-18 program and would like to extend an invitation to students to apply.

About SURF: SURF is a platform for Russian and American university students to work together on some of the most important issues our nations face today. Participants travel to Russia for a five-day conference in the fall, conduct collaborative research over the academic year, and ultimately present their conclusions at a capstone conference at Stanford University in the spring. Participant papers are published in our annual scholarly journal. Research themes include topics in international relations, the hard sciences, cyber and nuclear security, business and entrepreneurship, regional and humanitarian issues, and others.

Delegation Information: SURF welcomes applications from graduate, professional, and undergraduate students in all academic disciplines and majors, regardless of prior exposure to Russia or the United States. The program covers most expenses, including housing and local transportation. Participants are responsible for covering flight and visa costs. There is no registration or participation fee for the program.

Application: The application deadline is June 18th, 2017 at 23:59 PDTApplications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Participants are encourage candidates to apply early. The application and additional information can be found on our website at usrussia.stanford.edu.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out to the SURF team at USRussia1@Stanford.edu. 

Academic Job: Instructor of Russian Studies (Dalhousie U.)

Deadline for Applications: June 23, 2017

Limited Term Appointment: Instructor, Russian Studies 

The Dalhousie University Department of Russian Studies seeks applications for a ten-month 100% full-time limited term appointment (August 1 – May 31) at the Instructor level in Russian language and culture, effective August 1, 2017. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The Instructor will primarily teach language courses at all levels as well as an introductory Russian culture course and/or a course matching the successful candidate’s expertise. The workload is equivalent to four full-credit (eight half-credit) classes during the ten-month period.

Applicants should preferably have a Ph.D. in Russian linguistics/literature. Applicants with an MA degree will be considered on the individual basis as well. Native or native-equivalent command of Russian and English, as well as expertise in teaching the Russian language at all undergraduate levels, are required. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills. Candidates should provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of reference forwarded under separate cover, and the Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid. These should be submitted both in hard copy and electronically to the Search Committee at the following address:

Dr. Shao-Pin Luo
Russian Language and Culture Search
Department of Russian Studies, Dalhousie University
McCain Arts and Social Sciences Bldg.
6135 University Avenue, Room 3060
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2, Canada
E-mail: rusn@dal.ca

For further information, please contact Ms. Tamara Cantrill, Administrative Secretary
902-494-3473, http://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/russian-studies.html

The deadline for applications is June 23, 2017.

Job: Study Abroad Faculty-Led Program Coordinator (UT-Austin)

Deadline for Applications: June 09, 2017

The International Office at UT Austin is currently seeking a Study Abroad Faculty-Led Program Coordinator (#17-05-24-01-9702). This position will be open for applications until Friday, June 9th.

This position will report to the Assistant Director of Faculty-Led Customized Programs, and this position will manage a portfolio of credit-bearing faculty-led study abroad and/or internship programs in multiple countries including budget preparation; promotion; faculty support; evaluations; participant screening, selection, pre-departure preparation and coordination with overseas partners.

They are specifically looking for an individual with international experience such as experience living, studying or working abroad. They are seeking an individual with previous experience in higher education and working with customized short-term, study abroad and/ or internship programs.

Feel free to browse their website to get a feel for their office and their programs.

http://world.utexas.edu/abroad

For a complete review of the job description, go to:

https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/170524019702

Interested applicants who meet all of the requirements should apply online by uploading the required application materials (a resume, a letter of interest, and three business references).

Forum: The Wilson Center-Arctic Circle Forum: The U.S. and Russia in the Arctic (Washington, DC)

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Wilson Center-Arctic Circle Forum: The United States and Russia in the Arctic

The Arctic is a region of international dialogue and potential competition, of varied challenges and diverse opportunities. It is also a region that is gaining in both geopolitical significance and public awareness every day. The complex relationship between the United States and Russia, along with the approaches of the six other Arctic nations, will continue to shape the region’s social, economic, political and environmental issues far into the future.

Join the Wilson Center to explore this crucial Arctic relationship and the implications for all Arctic nations, the communities that call the region home, and the countries and organizations that have a vested interest in a peaceful and sustainable Arctic.

View the Forum draft agenda

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
8:30 am-5:40 pm

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Amphitheater