Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (Dartmouth College)

Deadline: March 14, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

Dartmouth College – Hanover, New Hampshire

The Department of Russian Language and Literature at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty position. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year beginning September 1, 2020, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian.

The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses, including Russian language courses at both the introductory and intermediate level and several courses in Russian literature and culture in translation, which will include at least one course on a topic of the candidate’s own choice. The candidate will also participate in and contribute to a range of the Russian department related activities outside the classroom.

Among the qualifications required for appointment are a Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by summer 2020, native or near-native Russian and English, and evidence of successful teaching experience in both language and literature. 

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Agnese N. Haury Fellowships for Graduate Students

Deadline: March 31, 2020

Center for the United States and the Cold War

Deadline: 3/31/2020
Amount | Duration: $16,000-$32,000 | 1-2 semesters
How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor

New York University’s Center for the United States and the Cold War announces the Agnese N. Haury fellowships and travel grants for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Center for the United States and the Cold War at NYU’s Tamiment Library supports research on the Cold War, especially on the ways in which this ideological and geopolitical conflict with the Soviet Union affected American politics, culture, and society. We will be offering a dissertation fellowship and several travel grants to scholars who are interested in using Tamiment’s holdings to further their research.

The dissertation fellowship program honors the late Agnese Nelms Haury, whose insightful generosity created and sustains the Center for the United States and the Cold War, whose purposes she believed in passionately. Applicants for the dissertation fellowship must have passed their comprehensive examinations and expect to complete their dissertations within two years of the start of the 2020-2021 academic year. The dissertation fellow/s will receive either a stipend of $16,000 for one semester or $32,000 for a nine-month academic year.

More info: https://guides.nyu.edu/coldwar/agnesenhaury

Publication Grant for Faculty and Grad Students

Deadline: March 15, 2020

Society for the Preservation of American Modernists

Amount: $1,200
How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor

Through an annual series of Publication Grants, SPAM supports the authorship of articles or books by independent scholars, writers, students and professionals in the following subject areas: the artistic contributions of the American modernists, and the history of public and private support for the arts in the United States. Either of these areas may be explored in a successful application.

Publication Grants are intended to encourage non-academics to do original research, and to encourage academics to make their research accessible to the public. SPAM will include the work—published or unpublished—in all SPAM research archives and databases. While applications are welcome from all individuals, applicants with a clear and realistic publication plan will be favored by the selection committee.

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Global Career Launch Grant for UT Faculty

Deadline: March 6, 2020

Amount | Duration: $9,500 | 27 mo.
How to Apply: Visit Competition Space

Opportunity Highlights

  • Awardees will receive a stipend of $7500 distributed over the duration of the grant period in addition to a $2000 travel grant. Texas Global will award up to eight grants to faculty directors for this competition cycle.
  • Grant Period: June 1, 2020 – August 31, 2022, spanning student mobility for Academic Year 20/21 and 21/22
  • Eligibility: Tenure and non-tenure track faculty, lecturers, and professors of the practice, with a minimum of three years of experience at UT Austin. Faculty need to submit letters of support from their department chair and dean to direct the program for a minimum of two consecutive years.
  • Faculty must have an existing international partner; demonstrate their ability to recruit a minimum of 5 students per year; commit to developing a high impact learning model; collaborate with and be responsive to all policies set forth by Texas Global; and direct the program for a minimum of two years, with evidence that the model is sustainable past year three.

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Texas Global Virtual Exchange Initiative Grant for Faculty

Deadline: March 6, 2020

Amount | Duration: $4,000-$5,500 | Varies
How to Apply: Visit Competition Space

Opportunity Highlights

  • Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded for Development and up to $5,500 for Implementation ($500 of the Implementation Grant will be awarded to the international collaborator). Allowable costs include faculty travel, technology (webcams, audio equipment, software), graduate assistant support, and educational resources.
  • Grant Period: Development Grant: May 15, 2020 – September 30, 2020; Implementation Grant: May 15, 2020 — September 30, 2022.
  • Eligibility: Tenure and non-tenure track faculty, lecturers and professors of the practice, with a minimum of two years of teaching experience at UT Austin at the time of application, are eligible to apply. Collaboration between faculty and graduate students is allowable if the eligible faculty member is the principal applicant and the instructor of record.
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Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialists (US Dept of State)

Deadline: March 10, 2020

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialist positions.

Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialists (RPES) counsel mission officials on effectively using public engagement platforms, digital content, and analytics to engage foreign audiences. RPES oversee strategic planning, development, and evaluation of public engagement spaces and the programs held in them.

All potential applicants are strongly urged to read the entire vacancy announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements for this position before applying. When you are ready to begin the online application process, visit USAJOBSPlease note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 10, 2020.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years old to be appointed. By law, all career candidates must be appointed to the Foreign Service prior to the month in which they reach age 60, except for preference eligible veterans. Applicants must also be available for worldwide service, and be able to obtain all required security, medical and suitability clearances.

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Job: Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialist (US Dept of State)

Deadline: March 10, 2020

Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialists
Now Accepting Applications

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialist positions.

Foreign Service Regional Public Engagement Specialists (RPES) counsel mission officials on effectively using public engagement platforms, digital content, and analytics to engage foreign audiences. RPES oversee strategic planning, development, and evaluation of public engagement spaces and the programs held in them.

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Summer Translation Internship in Russia

Deadline: March 15, 2020

Summer translation in Russia
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The day-to-day work spans the creative and the practical. 

This year (2020), we are looking for students to translate a series of audio-guides on the history of Russian regions, with a focus on the stories of aristocratic manor houses that dot the countryside.We are also looking for students to help out at a Voronezh-based translation agency with a variety of business-oriented projects — websites, press articles, bank statements — the kinds of work that a professional translator would see day-to-day.   
A locally based professional translator provides a kick-off training on the tools of the trade and is available to provide support and extra training throughout the stay.  

  • Timing: One to three months. Can be combined with other Crossroads Eurasia internships (e.g. teaching or camp)
  • Russian proficiency: The better your Russian, the more challenging we can make it. At the very least, we require four semesters of Russian or equivalent. 
  • Past experience: None required. 
  • Deadline to apply: March 15, 2020.   

Apply online at www.CrossroadsEurasia.com

International Studies Research Lab (University of Illinois)

Deadline: March 5, 2020

The Center for Global Studies, International and Area Studies Library, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, European Union Center, and Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce fellowships and research honoraria to support the internationalization of community colleges nationwide. We invite applications from faculty, librarians, and administrators interested in expanding global studies curricula, instruction in less commonly taught languages, library collections or international education programs at their home institutions. Participation in the ISRL provides resources and time for research otherwise unavailable to applicants.

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Curator Wanted for Museum of Russian Icons (Clinton, MA)

Deadline: March 16, 2020

Museum of Russian Icons (MoRI) seeks a full-time, scholarly Curator. This is an opportunity to curate of one of the world’s largest collections of Russian icons at a well-established, active museum situated in the Greater Boston/Worcester area an hour west of Boston. Required: advanced degree in Byzantine, Medieval or Classical World studies; Russian icon expertise; reading knowledge of Russian and Church Slavonic; museum exhibition and collections experience; and experience writing and editing scholarly publications. Applicants should be relationship-builders, team collaborators, and well-versed in the subject of icons; capable of deepening understanding of MoRI’s collection and enhancing the Museum’s standing through exhibitions, its scholarly Journal of Icon Studies, and professional connections. The Curator will analyze the collection and lead its future development; conduct and promote scholarship disseminated through the Journal; plan and oversee exhibition production; and work effectively with dedicated team of museum professionals and volunteers. Founded by industrialist, philanthropist and icon collector Gordon Lankton, AAM-accredited MoRI holds over 1,000 pieces and is the best collection of Russian icons in the US. MoRI features state-of-the-art facilities and a lively annual array of temporary exhibitions, programs, and events. Rooted in the local community, it is regarded as one of the premier centers of research and scholarship in the field of Russian icons.  The region offers access to arts, culture, and academia. Nominations, inquiries welcome.  For full job profile, requirements, responsibilities, and how to apply by March 16, 2020 to Scott Stevens at retained search firm, Museum Search & Reference, visit: www.museum-search.com/open-searches.  EOE.