Deadline: Open Until Filled
The University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) seeks to hire two Teaching/Resident Assistants to support the STARTALK Russian language program for high school students, taking place June 25 – July 15, 2023 on Pitt’s Oakland campus.
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Deadline: March 27, 2023
The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Howard University seeks applicants for a part-time adjunct position to teach two Russian language courses starting in Fall 2023, with the possibility to teach Russian literature and/or German language/literature courses in the future. Preferred qualifications include: a PhD, native or near-native fluency in Russian and English, and a strong commitment to DEAI initiatives. Applicants who are ABD or have an MA with extensive teaching experience will also be considered. This is a great opportunity to acquire post-doc teaching experience and to support DEAI programs.
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Workshop Dates: June 15-16, 2023
The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Center and the Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invite faculty, graduate students, early career scholars, independent researchers, and policy analysts to participate in the upcoming workshops, New Views on Sovereignty in Eurasia and Language Learning and Language Competencies for Field Research in Eurasian Studies. Scholars will be able to participate in person and virtually through Zoom. For questions about the Summer Research Laboratory, funding, and information on other workshops, please contact us at email@example.com. This year’s SRL is made possible by generous support from the US Department of State, through its Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII). Revised information on each workshop is linked down below.
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Deadline: March 25, 2023
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Special Issue of RLJ (December 2023):
“Teaching Media and Media Literacy”
Dr. Karen Evans Romaine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Liudmila Klimanova, University of Arizona, email@example.com
Purpose, aims, and foci of the special issue:
The Russian invasion of Ukraine and tighter restrictions on press freedom in Russia have caused instructors of Russian to focus attention more sharply on teaching information literacy skills. Instructors of Russian have taught media courses for decades, but the necessity to enable students to develop their interpretative skills for various forms of media has grown significantly over the past year. This issue of RLJ invites articles on all aspects of the teaching and learning of media in Russian, from news to social media, to discussions of censorship and self-censorship in the language and culture classroom, to teaching critical thinking skills through media broadly defined.
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Deadline: March 26, 2023
Position title: Professor in Russian language pedagogy and applied linguistics
Salary range: $88,300 to $188,400
Open date: February 16, 2023
Next review date: Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Mar 26, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.POSITION DESCRIPTION
The UCLA Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures invites applications for a faculty appointment in Russian language pedagogy and applied linguistics at the advanced assistant, associate, or full professor level, beginning July 1, 2023. A thorough familiarity with L2 and heritage language learning and teaching, the use of digital resources and social media in Russian language pedagogy, and methodologies employed in Russian Flagship programs are desirable. The appointee will be expected to conduct research and provide related instructional activity in overseeing the Department’s various language offerings (principally in Russian, but also B/C/S, Polish, Ukrainian, Hungarian, Romanian and possibly other languages), to direct the Russian Flagship Program and oversee its renewal, and possibly to provide leadership in other institutional language-related programs and centers in the University’s International Institute. Dynamic teaching skills are essential; responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, dissertation supervision, independent study courses and sharing in departmental administration. Applicants should have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment (July 1, 2023).
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Deadline: March 27, 2023
As the Mykola Zerov Fellow, you will conduct research relevant to Ukrainian Studies within the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies (SHAPS). In addition, you will produce publications appropriate to your academic discipline on the basis of that research.
This is primarily a research role, however, 10% of your workload will be devoted to teaching that contributes to undergraduate programs and 15% will be devoted to activities that expand knowledge about Ukraine to a broader audience, including specific members of the community in Victoria and Australia-wide. This may include specific projects, such as collaborative research on community-held archival material; public and community lectures and seminars or engagement programs; communications or social media engagements; and a range of other outreach activities that further objectives agreed upon by the Head of School.
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Deadline: March 10, 2023
Greetings and warm wishes from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Center and the Slavic Reference Service invite faculty, graduate students, early career scholars, independent researchers, and policy analysts to participate in the upcoming workshop, New Views on Sovereignty in Eurasia, on June 19th-20th, 2023. Scholars will be able to participate in person and virtually through Zoom.
Dr. Leone Musgrave (United States Army War College) and Dr. Kristoffer Rees (Indiana University East) will be leading this workshop as co-moderators.
This workshop will examine issues of sovereignty and national security in contemporary Eurasia. With competing spheres of influence, the post-Soviet space is undergoing rapid changes that are reshaping US foreign policy and causing widespread instability in the region. The workshop will critically apply multidisciplinary perspectives in order to contextualize regional trends.
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Deadline: March 10, 2023
Greetings and warm wishes from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Center and the Slavic Reference Service invite faculty, graduate students, language workshop participants, early career scholars, and independent researchers to participate in the upcoming workshop, Language Learning and Language Competencies for Field Research in Eurasian Studies, on June 15th-16th, 2023. Scholars will be able to participate in person and virtually through Zoom.
Dr. Timothy K. Blauvelt (Ilia State University) and Dr. Naira Sahakyan (The Armenian Genocide Museum and Institute) will be leading this workshop as co-moderators.
In recent years, there has been soul searching in ethnography about the challenges of “researching multilingually,” including calls for more reflection and openness about language learning and language competences for fieldwork. In this workshop, the participants will be invited to explore a potential range of such questions: how to go about gaining language skills (especially for the less commonly taught languages); what level of proficiency is sufficient for which kinds of research; how might technology assist with research-related language challenges; what are the distortions of interpretation and translation (including machine-assisted translation) relative to distortions introduced by varying levels of language fluency; when and how is a lingua franca (especially Russian, the former imperial/colonial idiom of the Russian/Soviet empires) still useful for research; what are the trade-offs and inequities of opportunities involved in language acquisition; and many others.
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Deadline: March 16, 2023
Call for Letters of Inquiry: Historical Research on the Practices and Institutions of Social and Natural Science
Grants of $75,000 – $250,000 to be awarded for original research in the history of science, technology, economics, and social science, focusing on areas of broad programmatic interest to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation supports basic research and public understanding of science, technology, and economic behavior. We believe that historical scholarship is valuable to understand the contemporary context of scientific research and that historical scholarship can be critically important to informing current and future research and policy practices. The Sloan Foundation is currently soliciting Letters of Inquiry for research projects to advance historical scholarship on thematic areas of interest to the Foundation as discussed below. A small number of full proposals will be invited based on submissions received in response to this Call.
Letters of Inquiry are invited between $75,000 – $250,000 and can be for the following types of research projects:
· Faculty-led research projects of up to $250,000, with the aim of advancing original scholarship on a topic or theme of interest to the Foundation in the history of science, technology, economics, and social science
· Dissertation improvement and completion projects of up to $75,000, to specifically support dissertation research expenses including travel, archival fees, and data collection, and up to one year of graduate student stipend (including summer funding, but not tuition) on a topic or theme of interest to the Foundation in the history of science, technology, economics, and social science. A faculty member must serve as the principal investigator for dissertation improvement and completion projects.
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