Online Russian Language (GRINT Centre, Moscow)

Deadline: (Fall Online Program) August 6; (Spring 2021) October 25; (Summer 2021) May 2021

The University of Arizona (UA), in partnership with the GRINT Centre in Moscow, is accepting applications for the online study of Russian language at all levels for the Fall 2020 session. The Fall program runs from September 14 – December 11, 2020, and students will earn 14-15 UA credits. The language component consists of a mix of synchronous and asynchronous lessons, homework, etc., as well as individualized conversation sessions. In addition to the language classes, students will participate in a culture course and engage in a robust Moscow-based cultural component of online theatre performances, concerts, virtual excursions, and more.

The UA-Moscow application and information about the Fall 2020 program can be found at

Questions about the program may be directed to the UA-Moscow coordinator, Dr. Benjamin Jens, at

Online Summer Russian Language Program (University of Arizona, GRINT Centre Moscow)

Deadline: May 28, 2020

The University of Arizona, in partnership with the GRINT Centre in Moscow, is accepting applications for the online study of Russian language at all levels for the Summer 2020 session. The program runs from June 8 – July 31, 2020, and will consist of a mix of synchronous and asynchronous lessons, homework, etc., as well as a robust cultural component of online theatre performances, virtual excursions, and more. You can read more about the program at

To enroll in the program, please contact Amy Chenail at For more information about the program, please email Dr. Benjamin Jens, Director of UA Moscow, at

High School Russian Teacher (Middleborough, Massachusetts)

Deadline: May 15, 2020

Middleborough High School

  • 71 East Grove St.
  • Middleborough, Massachusetts 02346

Job Description
Deliver Russian language instruction to a variety of students enrolled in courses that may include Russian 1CP, Russian 2CP, Russian 3H and Russian 4H ? Use long range planning to ensure that the curriculum is met and aligned with state standards ? Use a variety of instructional strategies to reach all students.  Analyze student assessment results to help inform instruction ? Provide meaningful assignments and feedback to students ? Maintain contact with parents when necessary ? Maintain records of student achievement ? Other duties as reasonably assigned by the Principal or Assistant Principals

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1

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Second and Third Year Russian Online Courses (Yale University)

Deadline: May 2020

Yale University Summer session is accepting applications now for Second and Third-Year Russian online. The Second-year Russian (Russ 130/140) is a sequel to Live from Russia Stage One, entitled Welcome Back! It is also built around a contextualized video story of Kevin, Misha, Tanya, Olya et al. and uses a four-skill approach –reading, writing, listening, and speaking with the emphasis on grammatical structure and communication practice. Prerequisite: First-Year Russian or equivalent proficiency

The Third- Year Russian (Russ 150/151)  involves a comprehensive review of the essential aspects of Russian grammar, extensive vocabulary building for social sciences and history, as well as practical vocabulary necessary for everyday conversations and activities in contemporary Russia. Readings in Russian literature and Russian media supplement the basic course materials. Prerequisite: Second-Year Russian or equivalent proficiency

Session A: May 25 – June 26. 

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Acad. Job: Part-Time Adjunct Instructor of Russian (Portland State University)

Deadline: May 27, 2020

The Russian Program in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Portland State University (Portland OR) is looking for a part-time adjunct instructor of Russian for the 2020-2021, with an anticipated load of 5 courses over three academic quarters. The highlights of the job announcement are included below, and the full description and links for applying are available at:

Applicants should submit all required materials by May 27, 2020 to be assured of consideration. 

Position Summary
The Russian program in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Portland State University serves undergraduate students at all levels, both lower division (1st & 2nd year) and upper division (3rd & 4th year). We invite applicants to join our part-time adjunct instructor pool to teach first- and/or second-year Russian language courses during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Middlebury Summer Language Programs

Deadline: May 15, 2020

The Kathryn W. Davis School of Russian at Middlebury College is pleased to offer online 8-week and graduate programs this summer. The 8-week session will include the four traditional years of study (levels 1, 3, 5, and 7). The graduate program will offer courses in advanced language, literature, history, philosophy…and classic Soviet cartoons and songs!

For more information, visit

Financial aid is still available for both programs. The application deadline is May 15. Students may write to me at with any questions.

Engaging Eurasia Teacher Fellowship

Deadline: May 15, 2020

Are you or do you know a high school or community college educator interested in broadening knowledge of the unique history, geopolitical atmosphere, and current events in Eurasia? The application deadline for the Engaging Eurasia Teacher Fellowship has been extended! Applications are now due May 15, 2020.

The yearlong competitive fellowship is open to both part-time and full-time educators at the high school and community college level who are interested in deepening their understanding of the history and current events of the post-Soviet space. Fellows will do this through online sessions with expert faculty and scholars, and an in-person (at Harvard University) workshop during spring semester in 2021. In addition to content about regional and international conflicts and disputes, the fellowship will provide an overview of mediation theory and strategies.

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Acad. Job: Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor of Russian (University of Denver)

Deadline: May 28, 2020

The University of Denver invites applications for a full-time appointment as Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor of Russian for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a non-tenure track position, with full benefits and a nine-month contract. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and inclusive excellence through their teaching, research, and service. Visiting faculty teach eight classes over three academic quarters, focusing on the first- and second-year Russian curriculum, with the possibility to teach upper-division content courses in Russian and general education Russian culture classes in English. This position is required to start September 1, 2020.

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Expanded Funding for Online Language Study (Indiana University)

Deadline: May 8, 2020

To help students whose summer plans have fallen through, Indiana University is expanding its student support for online study in summer 2020.

The Title VIII graduate fellowship program now supports the online study of Russian 3-6AzerbaijaniBCS 1-2EstonianHungarianKyrgyzLatvianLithuanian 1-2, , TurkmenUkrainian, and Uzbek.

The AABS and BALSSI programs now support the online study of EstonianLatvian, and Lithuanian 1-2 in BALSSI, the Baltic Studies Summer Institute, for undergraduates and graduates alike.

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Czech and Russian Summer Online Language Courses (University of Texas)

Deadline: May, June 2020

UT is pleased to offer both Russian and Czech Language Online this summer for both UT and non-UT students. *note: All courses, except for RUS 406/407 are FLAS-eligible.


The online Russian classes offered through the University of Texas were developed specifically for online instruction. They are highly interactive and offer students a lot of flexibility. The first and second semester, Russian 406/Russian 407, will be offered through our extension campus this summer. 

Online Russian at UT is a fully developed online sequence with both synchronous and asynchronous components and is designed to bring absolute novice learners to an intermediate level proficiency. The content was designed and developed in house at UT in conjunction with our liberal arts development studio. The three-semester sequence is semi-intensive and equates to a traditional 2-year college course. Each of the classes is offered in both the fall and spring semesters. The first and second class, RUS 406/407, is additionally offered during the first summer session. 

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