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Academic Job: Russian Instructor (Northern Illinois U.)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Northern Illinois University is looking for a Russian instructor for fall of 2017 to replace a faculty member on sabbatical. The instructor would have to teach first- and second-year Russian, as well as a 400-level literature course in translation. Anyone interested should send an email and a copy of their CV to: professor Joanna Kot at jkot@niu.edu.

Job: Acquisitions Editor or Acquisitions Editor Associate (Academic Studies Press)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Job Posting: Acquisitions Editor or Acquisitions Editor Associate
Academic Studies Press (Boston, MA)

Academic Studies Press is seeking candidates for the position of Acquisitions Editor or Acquisitions Editor Associate.

The Acquisitions Editor or Acquisitions Editor Associate will be responsible for acquiring scholarly and academic titles in Slavic and Eurasian Studies.

Candidates should have a PhD in Slavic or Eurasian Studies or a related field. Preference will be given to a candidate with editorial experience and a record of acquisitions, extensive contacts with a wide array of potential authors, and fluency in the critical literature of and the newest developments in these fields. Experience in securing funding for books requiring subsidies is desirable. The successful candidate for this position will work with the Director of the Press to design a focused publishing program, taking into consideration the best opportunities in these fields, as well as the candidate’s interests, professional training, and publishing experience.

The Acquisitions Editor or Acquisition Editor Associate  will carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Solicit and evaluate book proposals and manuscripts in the above stated areas
  • Solicit, evaluate, and process reports from peer reviewers
  • Present proposed books to the Director of Press
  • Negotiate contracts
  • Prepare accurate budgets for books acquired
  • Identify and secure funding for books requiring subsidies
  • Maintain accurate and timely schedules for transmittal of manuscripts to production
  • Actively participate in sales and marketing plans for promoting publications

Salary commensurate with experience and the level of appointment with designated responsibilities. Please send resume and cover letter to the Director at igor.nemirovsky@academicstudiespress.com.

Job: Advertising and Administration of the Recruiting Center in Moscow (HSE)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Job Opening: Advertising and Administration of HSE Recruiting Center in Moscow

HSE invites qualified candidates to apply to a position at HSE international Recruiting Center. Intermediate Russian language preferred. Candidates should have a degree in marketing or advertising and be ready to move to Moscow. Position is open until filled.

About the School:

National Research University Higher School of Economics  is one of Russia’s largest and most modern state universities. Established in 1992 as a program in economics, HSE currently offers 87 programs in 16 areas of study for undergraduate students and 129 Master’s programs in 28 areas of study. 25 Master’s programs are currently taught entirely in English. At its four campuses – in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Perm and Nizhny Novgorod – HSE offers instruction to more than 30,000 students each year. Because HSE attracts the best and brightest from throughout Russia, most students have a high level of proficiency in English. The programs offer a wide variety of courses taught in English in the fields of economics, humanities, finance and the social sciences.  HSE has about 300 global partners both in undergraduate and graduate levels of instruction, as well as faculty exchange and joint research.  Feel free to watch an HSE presentation on YouTube to learn more about the university’s short-term plans for the future. You may want to check a short video about a day of international students at HSE. Continue reading

Job: Resident Director in Narva, Estonia (U. of Pittsburgh)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES) is seeking a qualified Resident Director (RD) to accompany a group of undergraduates to Narva, Estonia this summer.  The program runs for 8 weeks—from June 18 – August 13, 2017—though the RD will likely need to arrive one week before the students.  While in Narva, the students will engage in the intensive study of Russian at the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-year levels.  In addition to formal class time, students participate in a comprehensive set of lectures and excursions.

The RD receives a generous salary as well as roundtrip airfare to Narva, Estonia, accommodations in Narva, daily breakfasts (7 days a week), and work-day lunches (5 days a week). Continue reading

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
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. Continue reading

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

Job: Summer Resident Directors (American Councils)

Deadline for Applications: Open Until Filled

American Councils is currently seeking qualified Resident Directors to work overseas on a variety of summer Russian language programs ranging from six to eight weeks in length. Individual programs are designed for high school students or undergraduate and graduate students. All programs are focused on the acquisition of Russian language and culture in an immersion setting. Programs may be held in a variety of locations in the Russian Federation, Eastern Europe, and/or Eurasia. Program locations are subject to change prior to program start.

Anticipated Employment Dates: Early June – August 2017 (exact appointment dates will vary by program and site).

Resident Directors represent American Councils on programs overseas. The Resident Director will work with the host institution, managing communications between American Councils, program participants and local staff, arranging logistics for the group, advising participants as required and resolving medical and other issues as necessary.

Resident Directors must be available to program participants on a daily basis; observe classes at the host institution; meet regularly with teachers, administrators, and participants; and arrange group travel and cultural programs and other events and activities focused on the immersion experience. Resident Directors must be available to participants during any emergencies that arise and must communicate regularly with American Councils program staff in Washington, DC. Resident Directors oversee a small program budget, and are responsible for proper documentation of program expenditures and timely completion of a budget report at the end of each month and end of the program. Other reporting requirements may apply.

Prior to departure, all Resident Directors are required to complete an orientation program for staff. Resident Directors may be asked to travel with their respective participant groups at the beginning of their programs and return to Washington, DC with the group at the end of the program. In some cases, Resident Directors will be asked to travel to the program site in advance of the students’ arrival. Resident Directors report to the DC-based Program Manager and staff. Completion of a successful background check may be required. All offers are contingent upon ability to receive and maintain a visa to the host country. Continue reading

Job: Foreign Language Instructor (CIA – Washington, DC)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Foreign Language Instructor

– Work Schedule: Full Time
– Salary: $62,767 – $84,044
– Location: Washington, DC metro area

This position offers an opportunity to participate in the Language Hiring Bonus Program. See “Bonus Programs” in the Benefits section for more information.

The Central Intelligence Agency is hiring qualified and experienced Language Instructors of Arabic, Chinese/Mandarin, Dari/Pashto, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Urdu to work in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

The CIA provides first-class training for energetic, creative and committed intelligence professionals. CIA Language Instructors deliver programs that provide students with the foreign language communications skills and cross-cultural awareness they need to live and work abroad effectively, or to perform other language-related duties. Foreign Language Instructors apply the latest instructional methodologies to meet highly customized student needs and conduct language proficiency testing in reading, speaking and understanding for skills evaluation. In addition, they may be asked to provide a variety of language support services worldwide. Continue reading