Job Posting: Openings at the Visegrad Insight, Res Publica Foundation

Deadline: Open Until Filled

We are announcing new job openings at Visegrad Insight, Res Publica Foundation, to enable our pan-European expansion. We are hiring:

Visegrad Insight is the leading Central European platform of debate and analysis that generates future policy directions for Europe and transatlantic partners. It was established in 2012 by the Res Publica Foundation — an independent think tank in Warsaw Res Publica Foundation. Funded independently through a subscription service, several multi-year grants from donors, multiple ad-hoc grants, donations, and corporate sponsorship, we are expanding our operations in Europe.

In particular, we are set to:

Starting as of January 2023, we are hiring new team members.

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Job Posting: Academic Program Administrator, NYU Prague

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Position Summary

NYU is committed to providing a campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity that inform academic excellence. The Academic Program Administrator is expected to support, execute and promote this commitment in their day-to-day responsibilities.  Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Academics, Global Programs in New York, this position, located in Prague, Czech , will provide direct academic operational support to NYU’s Global Study Away Sites. Administer academic programs and logistics; Coordinate matters related to academic developments and registrations at the global sites; and with schools and departments in New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi;  Investigate and resolve student inquiry; Assist with academic accessibility compliance; Assist with new software,applications and technology or enhancements to existing technology; Provide real-time training to academic teams and faculty as needed; Facilitate student tutoring arrangements; Conduct analysis as needed and generate reports; and, Maintain websites for completeness and accuracy. This position is expected to work up to three days per week in the office and remote otherwise.

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Job Posting: Polish Localization QA Tester / Proofreader (Austin, TX)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

Welocalize is offering a unique opportunity for those who enjoy a combination of linguistic and technical work. We are seeking Polish Localization QA Testers / Proofreaders for a project in Austin, Texas. We need your native level fluency skills combined with strong technical skills. If you are looking for a long-term (no end date) role this is a great opportunity for you! 

The tester will be conduct test cases, identify localization bugs, report them via an internal bug tracking system as well as verify the fixes once implemented.

The perfect candidate will possess strong linguistic skills.

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Acad. Job: Lecturer of Russian, Pushkin Summer Institute at UW-Madison

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Pushkin Summer Institute (PSI) is a five-week residential, precollege enrichment program held at University of Wisconsin-Madison for rising high-school juniors and seniors. The goals of the project are to build and improve students’ Russian language abilities; to build critical thinking, reading, and writing skills; to stimulate student interest in Russia and Russian studies; to prepare students for the demands of college life; to expose students to the opportunities UW-Madison and the Madison community have to offer.

Pending final approval of external funding, the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) seeks to hire two, full-time PSI lecturers for summer 2023. PSI lecturers will be responsible for participating in orientation activities as well as instructor meetings throughout the six-week program. The six-week contract (June 11, 2023-July 22, 2023) includes one week of training and orientation (held virtually, June 12-16, 2023) and five weeks of instruction (in-person: June 19-July 21, 2023). Under the supervision of the PSI On-Site Director, PSI lecturers will
1. Teach a non-credit Russian course for high school students. Classes meet Monday-Friday, 8:50 -10:45 am and 12:05-2:10 pm. Full-time instructors (1.0 FTE) will teach both morning and afternoon.
2. Prepare syllabus, lesson plans, and teaching materials; prepare, administer, and grade classroom and homework assignments and exams; and hold office hours.
3. Participate in weekly all-staff meetings and all sessions of pedagogy workshops organized by PSI.
4. Lead at least two Russian cultural event during the program and participate in educational co-curricular events.
5. Hold one office hour for students per week.

Learn more about the Pushkin Summer Institute at: https://pushkin.wisc.edu/

This appointment is for summer 2023 only. There is no presumption of reappointment. Further information and application materials are available here.

Job Posting: Program Assistant, Critical Language Scholarship Program

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight weeks abroad studying one of fourteen critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish or Urdu. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

The position will require close attention to detail, the ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently, and a readiness to communicate with diverse groups of people. The Program Assistant will work closely with a dedicated team of CLS staff members and report to the CLS Program Manager.

Further information and application materials available here.

Job Posting: 3rd Year Russian Instructor, Project GO – University of Pittsburgh

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies invites applications for the position of 3rd-year Russian Instructor for the 2023 Project GO study abroad program in Narva, Estonia. Appointed for the Summer Term 2023, the Instructor will be chiefly responsible for teaching the ROTC 3rd-year Russian course, while working with the 2nd and 4th-year Russian instructors to integrate the language curriculum across levels. Other responsibilities will include: collaboration with Narva College on the design and implementation of cultural programs; coordinating classes with the content to be covered during lectures and excursions; preparing 3rd-year Russian students for all program-related excursions and lectures; conversing with students in the target language at all times; and assistance with the administration of required language proficiency exams.

Further information and application materials are available here.

Job: Archivist Librarian full time position at the Zimmerli Art Museum

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Coordinator II to be responsible for structuring, cataloguing, record keeping of the library and archives pertaining to the Russian office at the Zimmerli Art Museum. The Coordinator advises and arranges for new acquisitions for the Russian archives and the library in consultation with Curator for Russian and Soviet Nonconformist Art and Research Curator and spearheads digitization of Dodge Archives in collaboration with Dodge Registrar.

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Job: Program Assistant, AC Study and Research Abroad Programs (American Councils)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Based in Washington, DC, the Program Assistant is an entry-level position, with primary responsibility for administrative tasks associated with the AC Study and Research Abroad Programs Division. The AC Study and Research Abroad Programs Division administers year-round fee-based study abroad programs, overseas research programs, and faculty-led programs in countries throughout Eastern and Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and East/Southeast Asia. The Program Assistant will report to the Program Manager for study abroad in Russian and Eurasia, but will also support the entire AC Study and Research Abroad Programs team.

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Summer teaching positions at Pitt’s SLI

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Summer Language Institute (SLI) at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking summer instructors to join us for the 2023 institute during June-July in the following languages:

Ukrainian
Polish
Czech
Slovak
Hungarian
Russian
Arabic

Pitt’s SLI seeks creative and enthusiastic instructors with experience in proficiency-based pedagogy at the college level. SLI will be a primarily in-person program in 2023, with some limited online and/or hybrid course sections. Please see the job postings at the links below.

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Job Posting: Research Fellow in Human Geography Policy and Development (Northumbria University, UK)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

ABOUT THE ROLE

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will support the Principal Investigator in the delivery of research activity on the project entitledDebordering Europe through the 2022 Ukrainian Refugee Crisis: Analysis of Responses in the UK, Poland and Romania’. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) under the UK in a Changing Europe initiative, the project aims to analyse responses to the 2022 Ukrainian refugee crisis in three countries – Poland, Romania, and the UK. The project team will work across four groups of stakeholders in each country – policy-makers, third sector organisations, host communities, and refugees from Ukraine.

You will contribute primarily to research in Poland and the UK, including co-designing and administering surveys of refugee and host communities with third sector partner organisations, undertaking focus groups and interviews with the four stakeholder groups and supporting the senior fellow, Professor Kathryn Cassidy, with an in-depth policy analysis.

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