Job: Resident Director in Moscow, Russia (ACES)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

American Cultural Exchange Service (ACES) is seeking a qualified
Resident Director (RD) to work on site with a group of 15 US high
school students for an approximately six-week (approximately from the
end of June to mid August) program in Moscow, Russia through the
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. In
Russia, students will engage in language learning in both formal
(language courses) and informal settings (host family living). The RD
is required to attend a two-day pre-program training in Bellevue, WA
(late May to early June), attend a student orientation in Washington
D.C., represent ACES for the duration of the program in Moscow, and
submit a final report at the end of the program.

NSLI-Y is a US State Department sponsored scholarship program funded
by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. American High
School Students apply for merit-based scholarships to spend a summer,
semester, or academic year studying less commonly taught languages in
an international immersion setting. NSLI-Y encourages beginning,
intermediate, and advanced language learners with a passion for
learning languages, communicating across cultures, and living abroad
to apply. Participants are U.S. high school students between 15 and 18
years of age, who have beginner, intermediate or advanced Russian
language skills. The Resident Director will help administer the
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Job: English Teacher (Togliatti, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Windsor is a chain of linguistic schools located in Togliatti, Russia http://windsor63.ru/?mode=1&menu=3 The International Language School Windsor offers general and business English courses for children, teenagers, and adults. In 2012 our school became a Cambridge ESOL Preparation Centre.

Windsor is looking for an English speaker from the UK, Canada, or the USA to work as a teacher with both groups of students and individuals for the academic year 2017-2018 (starting September 2017). Teaching hours are between 10:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday. On Saturdays, all our native teachers lead speaking club at 5p.m. Teaching may involve the following courses: General English, Business English/ESP, and/or Examination preparation classes.

We can guarantee a salary of 700 Russian rubles per lesson (80 minutes) for both groups and individuals. The total salary of our native speakers (English teachers) is about 45 000 – 50 000 Russian rubles or higher per month (the average salary in the city is 30 000 rubles).

Annually 4 native speakers work for our language school, and some of them have been working with us more for than two years. You can read their opinions about working at our school at our website http://windsor63.ru/?mode=1&menu=41
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Job: Editor Analyst Fluent in Czech (Austin, TX)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Editor Analyst

Our client is looking for eager candidates to join their team to work on a large-scale data editing project. The team will be receiving large amounts of data from various outside sources and you will be responsible for editing, cleanup and overall accuracy. Attention to detail and ability to follow guidelines and project protocol will be crucial for the success of the project.

Qualifications:

-Ability to perform repetitive type tasks efficiently and accurately
-Research skills
-Basic Mac OSX skills
-Critical thinking abilities
-Ability to follow set project protocols and guidelines
-Upbeat, positive personality
-Team player
-Foreign Language Skills

Other:

Austin, TX
$15/hour
1 year contract

*Please note that as a contract employee of Apex Systems, you’d also be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay; Training and Development Programs; Discounts on CompTIA Certifications; Career Services Workshops; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.*

For more information, contact:

Haley McCormick |  Technical Recruiter | Apex Systems
10220 SW Greenburg Rd. Suite 551, Portland, OR 97223
Office: 650-989-2637| Fax: 503-293-2918
hmccormick@apexsystemsinc.com | www.apexsystems.com

Funding Opportunity: Erne Fellowship for Serbian Studies (REEI)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Indiana University alumni Ann Jakisich Erne and David A. Erne have established the Ann and David Erne Fellowship to support the studies of an incoming graduate student enrolled in the Russian and East European Institute Master’s degree plan. The one-year fellowship provides a stipend of $22,000; College of Arts and Sciences fee remission towards 12 hours of College of Arts and Sciences credit in both the Fall and Spring semesters as well as 6 hours of College of Arts and Sciences credit in the following summer session; and health insurance. The fellowship is renewable for an additional year for recipients who maintain satisfactory academic standing. No separate application is necessary (i.e. the standard application to the REEI MA program will also serve as application for this fellowship). Natives of Serbia, persons of Serbian heritage, and persons who demonstrate a strong scholarly focus on Serbia will be given special consideration in the selection process.

The fellowship will be awarded every other year, beginning in 2017-18.

For more information: http://www.indiana.edu/~reeiweb/funding/masters.shtml