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Academic Job: World Language Russian Teacher (Newton Public Schools, Massachusetts)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

World Language Russian Teacher

Title: World Language Russian Teacher
Job Type: 4
Location: Newton Centre, Massachusetts
Employer: Newton Public Schools
Position Area: Russian
Employer Job ID: 2334

Description:

Department: World Language
Job Title: RussianTeacher FLSA Status:
(Exempt/Non-exempt) Exempt; Unit A
Reports to: High School Principal, World Language Dept. Chair
general description (1-3 lines describing role):

The Russian teacher is responsible for delivering the curriculum at various levels through an immersion-type environment as well as for assessing student learning.The teacher is also expected to maintain open communication with parents and counselors/housemasters, contribute to the regular functioning and development of the World Language Department, attend meetings for students and teachers, attend to administrative duties, and fulfill other responsibilities/duties as a member of the broader community.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

– Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
– Appropriate DESE teaching license
– Ability to handle a multitude of varying and complex issues including, but not limited to meeting the learning needs of a diverse student body, split-second decision making, creative delivery of content, navigating technology, and anti-bullying curriculum instruction.
– Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Russian
– Ability to use technology effectively Continue reading

Academic Job: SILP Russian Instructor (Middlebury-Monterey)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

OB TITLE: Russian Instructor
DEPARTMENT: Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP)
LOCATION: MIIS at Monterey Main Campus
DATES: June 11 – August 9, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) provides beginning, intermediate level, and some advanced language instruction in an intensive format to approximately 125 undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals for eight weeks every summer. Under the supervision of the Language Coordinator and the SILP Associate Director, Language Instructors deliver lessons using a communicative, content-based approach and contribute to the day-to-day operations of the program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Deliver four-and-a-half hours of language instruction per day, Monday through Friday
• Attend pre-program training workshops
• Participate in student orientation and placement, including evaluating placement tests
• Collaborate with the Language Coordinator, fellow instructors, and tutors/activity guides to establish relevant co-curricular activities for students
• Help promote co-curricular activities
• Participate in at least one co-curricular activity per week
• In consultation with the Language Coordinator, prepare a comprehensive course syllabus including course description, course goals and objectives, and assessment guidelines for students, as well as required class material(s)
• Prepare daily lessons and provide instruction based on the principles of communicative language teaching, content-based instruction, and authentic materials use
• Work closely with tutors to assess student needs for support outside the classroom
• Provide peer support to other faculty members as necessary
• Keep track of student progress by regularly implementing appropriate formal and informal assessments
• Collaborate with Language Coordinator to develop midterm and final tests
• Keep Language Coordinator actively informed of student progress
• Attend weekly program faculty meetings Continue reading

Academic Prog.: PhD Student Research Stays (NRU Higher School of Economics)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Traineeship Mobility

Doctoral schools provide an opportunity to international doctoral students to undertake part of their study or research at HSE.

Research stays involve conducting research, receiving guidance from an academic supervisor employed at HSE and participating in all academic events held at HSE.

Study stays involve not only academic supervision and research activities but also an opportunity to take classes at HSE.

Steps to apply

1. Choose your programme (study stays) or potential doctoral supervisor (research stays).

Who is a doctoral supervisor and how do I find one?

Your doctoral supervisor will be an HSE academic staff member who has experience in your specific field and who will act as your academic mentor.  The first step in applying is to identify the doctoral school is relevant to your proposed research topic. Then, through the programme and school that it is connected to, you will be able to identify a potential supervisor (in the case of  research stays).

All HSE academics have their own pages on our website which feature their research interests and publications. Academic staff welcome enquiries from potential doctoral students, so you are free to contact them by  email.

We would recommend that you send a short summary of your research interest to the Director and the manager in your chosen Doctoral  school . They will then forward your email on to the most appropriate academic.
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Academic Job: Director of the Language Program (U. Virginia)

Deadline for Applications: Review Begins November 3, 2016 – Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia invites applications for the position of Director of the Language Program.  This appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer, with a three-year renewable term.  The level of Lecturer will be determined at the time of hire. The director will have central responsibility for training and oversight of Teaching Assistants (currently in the first through third years) and teaching a regular course on methods of language pedagogy.  Teaching assignments may include Russian language courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including advanced conversation. Other duties will include oversight of the Russian House and the department’s program of cultural activities (Russian tea and a film series), placement and proficiency testing, and program assessment.  Scholarly publication is not required or expected.  Compensation will take the form of full-time salary with full-time benefits.

A Ph.D. in Slavic or a related field is required by the appointment start date, as is near-native fluency or better in Russian and English.  Teaching experience at the university level in the United States or Canada is preferred.

Review of applications will begin on November 3, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.  The appointment begins with the fall term of 2017, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017Continue reading

Job: Travel Account Manager/Tour Specialist (MIR Corporation)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

See MIR Corporation’s posting below:

“Award-winning travel firm MIR Corporation seeks an articulate, reliable individual with rock-solid organizational and administrative skills, superior time management and attention to detail to provide personalized customer service while managing complex travel logistics from A to Z in our Seattle headquarters team.

We are a very busy team of hard-working travel professionals who are passionate about designing award-winning trips and delivering top-drawer service. We’re located in quirky Pioneer Square in one of the city’s oldest buildings with tall ceilings and a funky charm and above a famous guitar store (yes some of us hear impromptu concerts).

We are seeking an individual interested in learning about the day-to-day operations of a highly specialized entrepreneurial-oriented boutique adventure travel company and who understands the value of travel to lesser-known destinations at the crossroads of Europe & Asia. You will interact with a well-traveled, internationally-minded staff and service a sophisticated clientele. You will have responsibility over a significant number of trip departures, managing behind-the-scenes trip logistics as well as helping people prepare for their journeys. Areas of focus of this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Destination and Itinerary Expertise;
  • Sales & Sales Support;
  • Client Pre-Departure Service;
  • Tour Program Development & Budgeting;
  • Tour Operations Management.

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Academic Job: Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian Language Pedagogy (Stetson Univ.)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing, Until Filled

Stetson University, a private university located in DeLand, FL, seeks a dynamic colleague trained in Russian language pedagogy for a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment as visiting assistant professor beginning in January 2017. For the full position description and details on how to apply, please visit http://www.stetson.edu/other/employment/media/Visiting%20Assistant%20Professor%20of%20Russian%201715%2010192016.pdf.

Kim Walker Oates
Special Assistant to the Provost
Office of Academic Affairs
421 N. Woodland Blvd. Unit 8358
DeLand, FL 32723
kim.oates@stetson.edu | 386.822.7474

Funding Opportunity: Erne Fellowship for Serbian Studies (Indiana University)

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, visit REEI’s site here.

Academic Program: Russian Language Academy Durbe (Riga, Latvia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

The DURBE Russian Language Academy has over 20 years of experience in international language tourism. It is recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia, and is proud to be an accredited member of EAQUALS  – an international association of institutions involved in language education. EAQUALS accreditation allows us to be up-to-date with the latest field trends and guarantees the highest possible quality of education.

The Durbe Russian Language Academy is located in the heart of the capital of Latvia- RIGA. Just across the street lies the National Opera House on one side and the central train and bus station on the other. Just one block over is the central building of the University of Latvia, which is mirrored by a park that is directly across from the Old Town. We are also lucky to have a big shopping mall (Origo) nearby, where students can find everything the might need during their language stay, including stationery, restaurants and cafes.

The academy is located on the second floor of a historical building. It has got 10 bright classrooms, all equipped with necessary learning technology. We have a computer room, a library and free Wi-Fi for students. In the student lounge, there is a hot beverages drink machine.  You can enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or even hot chocolate. A water dispenser is also provided. The school offers several accommodation possibilities, including a Shared Flat, in-house Residence, Host Families, Shared House and a Hotel. You are well on your way to getting maximum progress in Russian in an excellent environment.

For more information about the program, click here.

Academic Program: Learn Russian in the EU (Daugavpils, Latvia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

The “Learn Russian in the European Union” project in Daugavpils, Latvia, provides fully tailored Russian overseas language and cultural immersion programs, academic semester and summer programs of different levels in the Russian language, literature, culture, Baltic, East European, post-Soviet studies, and EU-Russia relations.

Daugavpils, the second largest city of Latvia, probably, is “the most Russian” city in the European Union. Nearly everyone here speaks standard modern Russian as their native or primary language.

The “Learn Russian in the EU” is a joint effort of two accredited educational institutions:
– Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics at Daugavpils University;
– Training Center LatInSoft.

Daugavpils University, established in 1921, is the major academic and research institution in Eastern Latvia. The Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics has a long tradition of research and instruction of the Russian language and literature to international students, teachers, philologists and linguists. There are 12 faculty members with Doctoral degree and 4 professors at the Department.

Daugavpils University provides academic semester and summer programs of any level in the Russian language, literature, culture, Baltic, East European, and post-Soviet studies. Supplementary courses in history, languages, biology, math, physics, etc., are also available on an individual plan in English or Russian at student’s choice. Credit points are available under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and can be accepted by most US universities.

For more information, and to apply, click here.

Job: ESL Teacher (Togliatti, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing until filled

See email below:

“To whom it may concern

A linguistic school is looking for an English teacher in Russia, Togliatti. Perhaps, recent or future graduates might find it interesting.

Windsor is a chain of linguistic schools located in Togliatti, Russia. There are four offices of our school. You can see photos of them at our website http://windsor63.ru/?mode=1&menu=3
The International Language School Windsor offers general and business courses of English for children, teenagers and adults. In 2012 our school became Cambridge ESOL Preparation Centre. Continue reading