Tag Archives: October 2017

Job: Publications Manager (HURI)

Deadline for Applications: October 31, 2017

Application: Online

The Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Publications Manager. Applications from interested individuals must be posted by October 31, 2017 to the Harvard University employment website, Aspire.

When applying for this position please submit a cover letter. All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. This is a two-year term position with possibility of becoming a permanent position.

Position Description:

The individual holding this position will manage all aspects of the Institute’s operations involved in the production and distribution of its monographs series, source materials, the journal Harvard Ukrainian Studies, and other related publications. Explore HURI’s publications here.

Duties And Responsibilities include: Full scope supervision and management of publications staff including the management of their workflow; oversight of the efforts of outside service providers; determination of production timelines and priorities; editing manuscripts submitted for publication and interacting with the authors; oversight of the publications operations’ budget; working with the Institute’s editorial board to establish publishing policies/practices as well as working with the editorial board to review and accept manuscripts for publication; acting as the contact between authors, referees, editors, and co-publishers; handling copyrights, permissions, and royalties; acting as principal contact and source of information for outside vendors, printers, designers, and editors; monitoring publisher-author agreements; compiling, writing, and editing reports relating to Institute publications operations; and performing other related duties as required. Continue reading

Internship: Unpaid Student Internship (DoS)

Deadline for Applications: October 5, 2017

U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (unpaid)

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


Announcement No.: 
INT-2017-0011
Position Title: U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (Unpaid) – Summer 2018
Open Period: 9/1/2017 – 10/5/2017
Hiring Agency: U.S. Department of State
Duty Locations: MANY Vacancies in Washington, DC, US
For More Info: Student Programs Office, hrstudentprogramsvacancy@state.gov

Who May Apply: Work Schedule for this announcement is for full time, unpaid, internships for Summer 2018. – Interns serve for a period of 10 consecutive weeks during the Summer 2018.

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Job: Security Technical Specialist (DoS)

Deadline to Apply: October 3, 2017

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

Announcement STS-2017-0002
Position Title: Diplomatic Security: Foreign Service Security Technical Specialist
Open Period: September 6, 2017 – October 3, 2017
Pay Scale and Grade: FP 06
Salary: $39,954 – $58,674
Appointment Type: Permanent – Permanent after tenure granted by a Foreign Service Specialist (FSS) Tenure Board.
Work Schedule: Full Time
Security Clearance: Top Secret
Supervisory Status: Yes

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Graduate Program: Graduate Student Fellowships (Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study)

Deadline for Applications: October 16, 2017

The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) is dedicated to fostering and supporting integrative scholarship addressing ultimate questions at the intersection of the arts, engineering, humanities, law, and formal, natural, and social sciences, especially those that transcend disciplinary boundaries.

The NDIAS encourages graduate student applicants to include questions of values in their analyses, to integrate diverse disciplines, and to ask how their findings advance civilization. The Institute offers its fellows the opportunity to engage not only in analysis but also in evaluating what should be done, to analyze the world in substantive and collaborative ways, and to think through the implications of present behavior for the future of the world.

As a collaborative academic community, the Institute cultivates the contemplative ideal that is an essential factor in the Catholic intellectual tradition and vital for the progression of scholarship. The greatest advances do not occur in solitude, but in the company of others who share a passion for advancement and are open to dialogue and collaboration.

Research Support

The NDIAS offers fellowships to advanced graduate students for a full academic year (fall and spring semesters, August through May). The Institute also encourages graduate students to address ultimate questions and questions of value while a member of the Institute’s academic community.

Graduate fellowships range up to a maximum of $25,000 (gross amount) and include a $1,000 research account, office facilities in the Institute, a computer and printer, access to University libraries and other facilities, and twice-weekly Institute seminars and other events. Continue reading

Academic Job: Residential Fellowships (Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study)

Deadline for Applications: October 16, 2017

The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) is dedicated to fostering and supporting integrative scholarship addressing ultimate questions at the intersection of the arts, engineering, the humanities, law, and the formal, natural, and social sciences, especially those that transcend disciplinary boundaries.

The NDIAS encourages scholars to include questions of values in their analyses, to integrate diverse disciplines, and to ask how their findings advance civilization. The Institute offers its fellows the opportunity to engage not only in analysis but also in evaluating what should be done, to analyze the world in substantive and collaborative ways, and to think through the implications of present behavior for the future of the world.

Research Support

The NDIAS offers residential fellowships for periods ranging from three weeks to a full academic year (fall and spring semesters, August through May). Fellowships range up to a maximum of $60,000 (gross amount) per academic year (up to a maximum of $30,000 [gross amount] per semester) or pro-rated amounts for shorter periods. In addition, fellows who do not reside in the greater Michiana area are provided with subsidized visiting faculty housing located adjacent to the University during their fellowship. Applicants who require additional support beyond the fellowship stipend should seek supplementary funding in the form of external grants or sabbatical and other contributions from their home institutions. When preferable due to reasons such as faculty retirement contributions, ongoing employment, or the tracking of external funding, the NDIAS will pay a fellowship stipend directly to a Fellow’s home institution.

Fellowships include research expenditures of up to $1,000, a private office in the Institute, a computer and printer, access to University libraries and other facilities, and twice-weekly Institute seminars and other events. Continue reading

Study Abroad: Spring Study Abroad (SRAS)

Deadline for applications: October 2017

SRAS programs are based in Moscow, Warsaw, St. Petersburg, Bishkek, Irkutsk, Kiev, and Vladivostok. Students can study a range of subjects including: security issues, history, international relations, government policy making, culture, languages, and more.

Funding is available through SRAS’s Home and Abroad Scholars program and Challenge Grants

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Funding Opportunity: Fulbright-Hays Fellowships (ACIE)

Deadline for application: October 16, 2017

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) fellowships for advanced overseas Russian and Persian language study. Fulbright-Hays fellowships are awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit. Fellowship awards are made in the amount of $7,000 for semester programs and $4,000 for summer programs, and are available on the following programs:

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Internship: Culture.pl in Warsaw (Adam Mickiewicz Institute)

Deadline for Spring 2018 internship: Oct 30, 2017.

Intern at the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw for UT students and recent graduates

The Adam Mickiewicz Institute is accepting applications for semester-long unpaid internships during the academic year. The internship is open to UT graduate students and undergraduate students in their junior and senior years as well as recent graduates. Internships will take place at the Warsaw editorial office of Culture.pl, a leading website about Polish culture run by the institute.

Requirements:

• Current student at UT Austin
• Outstanding writing and editing skills (in English)
• Previous experience with website content management systems and/or social media
• Interest in Polish culture

Knowledge of Polish or enrollment in Polish language study or tutoring is preferred, but only required to receive travel funding.

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Funding Opportunity: Distinguished Visiting Fellowship 2018-2019 (CUNY)

Deadline for Applications: October 31, 2017

Please note that THESE FELLOWSHIPS CARRY NO TEACHING DUTIES. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, October 31st, 2017. Notification of acceptance will be sent by January 31st, 2018.

The Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) of the Graduate Center invites applicants for Distinguished Fellowships for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. Applicants should have outstanding records of published research and scholarship. In addition to academic distinction, preference will be given to scholars whose interests strengthen the research priorities of ARC in the following areas: Inequality, Immigration, Multilingualism, or Global Cities. Distinguished Fellows are provided with an office, a computer, and access to the Graduate Center’s academic infrastructure. Continue reading

Academic Job: Katz Center Fellowships (U. of Pennsylvania)

Deadline for Applications: October 31, 2017

In 2018–2019, the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania devotes its fellowship to the study of Jews in modern Islamic contexts.

The fellowship will support scholarship on Jewish life, culture and thought as these have developed in modern times across North Africa, the Levant, the Arabian Peninsula, and Central and South Asia. We will question the meaning of modernity beyond the more familiar European, American, and Israeli contexts and welcome research projects that address topics from the sixteenth century and later.

The goals for the year are to bridge linguistic, geographic, social, and methodological boundaries, to connect the study of the intellectual with the study of the everyday, and to encourage attention to new sources and approaches. We seek applications from a range of disciplinary orientations: history, textual study, anthropology, art history, media studies, and other fields that expand or redefine the parameters of the topic.

Eligible projects may focus on the complex relationships between Jews and their Muslims neighbors, or with members of various other non-Muslim or minority communities in the Islamic world. Also relevant is research that explores Jews’ participation in various forms of local, regional, national, colonial, and imperial forms of governance in modern North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, as well as projects focused on gender relations, economic behavior, cultural expression, and religious life as these developed across diverse Islamic contexts.

For more information, and to apply, click here.