Job Posting: Administrative Assistant II in the Department of Slavic Language and Literatures (Univ. of Southern California)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university a great place to work.  

The USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences is seeking an Administrative Assistant II in the Department of Slavic Language and Literatures. The largest and oldest of the USC schools, USC Dornsife functions as the academic core of the university, offering courses and advancing knowledge across the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

The department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is the sole home at the University for the study of Russian language, literature, and culture; and, staffing permitting, for the study of Polish language and literature. In addition to the internationally reputed faculty and their research, its primary academic mission centers on its PhD program in Slavic languages and literatures. It serves the undergraduate community at USC by offering a Russian major, a major in Central European Studies (co-administered with POIR), and two minors (Russian and Russian Area Studies). 

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Job Postings: Program Coordinator and Associate Curator at the Zimmerli Art Museum (Rutgers University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University has two open positions related to the Dodge Collection of Russian and Soviet Non-Conformist Art: Associate Curator and Assistant Museum Registrar. For more information, please visit

Job Posting: Program Coordinator – Hamilton Lugar School Language Workshop (Indiana University of Bloomington)

Deadline: Open Until Filled



Department Information

The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies (HLS) is a leader in the study of international affairs and the languages, cultures and perspectives shaping our world. HLS takes a multidisciplinary approach to global education, offering instruction in over 80 languages, the most in the country, and helping students develop cultural fluency and expertise in nearly every region, including Africa, Russia, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Job Summary

Assists the Director of Defense and Strategic Initiatives in the day-to-day operations of Defense Language National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) grant programs in compliance with federal, state, IU, and donor policies and procedures, with an emphasis on program coordination, data management and student services support.

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Job Posting: Executive Director, Tajikistan (American Councils)

Deadline: Open Until Filled


The Executive Director is responsible for providing management and leadership to support the effective delivery of all programs that American Councils operates in Tajikistan.

American Councils Tajikistan office employs 25 staff members and administers a diverse portfolio of education programming. This position oversees all internal operations in the Dushanbe office and provides direction and insight to program leadership responsible for specific programs, maintaining key relationships, actively developing the portfolio and enhancing the impact of programs operating in Tajikistan.  Direct delivery of program activity for some programs is involved; rigorous seasonal travel within Tajikistan as well as some regional travel are required. The Executive Director reports to the Regional Director for Central Asia located in Almaty, Kazakhstan and coordinates regularly with Washington and field-based program managers.

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Job Posting: Program Officer/Assistant Program Officer Southeast Europe, National Endowment for Democracy

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a 501(c)3 grantmaking foundation that receives an annual Congressional appropriation in excess of $310 million and is governed by a private, bipartisan Board of Directors. This unusual arrangement positions NED to play a unique role as America’s leading foundation for freedom, empowering the institution to be nimble, innovative, and risk-taking in support of democratic activists, civil society organizations, independent media, and the NED family core institutes (the International Republican Institute, the National Democratic Institute, the Center for International Private Enterprise, and the Solidarity Center).

We seek a motivated, energetic, organized, and resourceful Program Officer/Assistant Program Officer Southeast Europe who is a mission-oriented team player, and who would be excited to join a fast-paced Europe programs team. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

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Residential Fellowships for Displaced Ukrainian Scholars (Purdue University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Purdue University has decided to offer additional research opportunities for Ukrainian scholars displaced by the Russian invasion. Visiting scholars can be individuals with faculty positions at Ukrainian universities engaged in academic research or students enrolled in doctoral programs at Ukrainian universities who are engaged in dissertation research. Only individuals will be invited. Dependents will not be able to be hosted due to housing limitations. Accepted scholars will not be enrolled in degree programs but will rather engage in their own research or support research already being conducted by a Purdue faculty member.

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Assistant Teaching Professor of Russian Language and Culture – 3 Year Non-Tenure Track

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics in The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University invites applications for a full-time, academic year, non-tenure track appointment as Assistant Teaching Professor of Russian Language and Culture. Position will be hired on a three-year term contract with possibility of renewal. Appointee must be available to start on August 21, 2023.

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Job: Russian-Speaking Resident Directors in Armenia and Kazakhstan (American Councils)

Deadline: Open Until Filled (Seasonal)

American Councils seeks qualified candidates to serve as Russian-speaking Resident Directors in Almaty, Kazakhstan and Yerevan, Armenia to work on Russian language programs for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students for the Summer 2023 semester and beyond. The programs offer intensive Russian language instruction and structured cultural experiences designed to promote rapid language gains. American Councils provides international travel, housing, and overseas insurance in addition to salary for Resident Directors who reside outside the program’s host-country at the time of their hire. By prioritizing inclusion and access, the programs ensure that the next generation of America’s global leaders reflects its diversity.

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Job Posting: CREEES Outreach Program Coordinator (UT Austin)

Deadline: Open Until Filled


The Outreach Coordinator helps fulfill the Title VI National Resource Center grant programming commitments for the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. This includes working with the other area studies programs at UT on K-16 teacher trainings and outreach programming, as well as fulfilling commitments outlined in our Title VI NRC grant proposal.

General Notes

Position is grant-funded through August 14, 2026, with the possibility of renewal based upon availability of funding, work performance, etc. Some travel required.

What benefits do I receive with UT? The university offers an impressive benefits package. For more details on benefits, please see: and

This position is eligible for a hybrid Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA) (on-campus and remote work). FWA arrangements are subject to manager approval and may shift due to changes in business needs. The remote location must have a reliable
internet connection to support working remotely. UT policies on Flexible Work Arrangements are available at

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CFP: Volume on the History of Moscow

Deadline: Open Until Filled

This is a call for potential contributors to a book-length collection of recent historical scholarship on Moscow for which I will serve as editor.

This volume’s scope is the history of Moscow from its origins to the present day.

In terms of length, each chapter should contain a minimum of 2000-3000 words, although longer submissions will be considered.

The volume would be published by Routledge, a major academic publisher and division of Taylor and Francis, in 2025 or later as a part of the Routledge Handbooks series.

If you are interested in participating in this project, please contact me at