Job: Russian Language Transcriber

Deadline: Open Until Filled

  • Russian native or fluent speakers/transcribers for AI language learning project
  • Depending on experience, pay range is $17-27/hr + bonuses
  • 30-45hrs/week with flexible work hours
  • Work to be scheduled in April – June 2022 once paperwork is approved
  • Work will be done at location office in Burbank, CA, Orlando, Fl, or Columbus, OH
  • Candidates must have a valid US work permit
  • Referral bonus $100 – $250 

Email: sarah.krueger@productiveplayhouse.com

Job Posting: Research Assistant for Russian Periodicals – Remote (University of Bologna, Italy)

Deadline: May 8, 2022; Open Until Filled

“Modernizing Empires” ERC Project, University of Bologna

The University of Bologna with the European Council of Research is hiring a Research Assistant in Russian Literary and Cultural Studies. The Research Assistant will be responsible for finding, assessing and uploading digital periodicals to a database. Major tasks include data entry and materials collection. See below for a detailed description.

Applicants should be enrolled as MA or PhD students and have native or near-native command of Russian. (The ability to read Russian texts with ease is crucial.) Preferred qualifications include communicative fluency in English, familiarity with nineteenth-century orthography; experience in archival research; current research interests in nineteenth-century Russian criticism and periodicals.

The salary is 4,500 euros net for a six-month term. The expected workload is approximately 32 hours per month, which may vary according to the Assistant’s study/work schedule as long as bi-monthly milestones are met. See below for milestone details.

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Acad. Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (University of Missouri)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Russian program in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Missouri is looking for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) of Russian, for a one-year appointment starting August 2022. 

Teaching responsibilities include Elementary Russian and at least one semester of third-year Russian language; other courses may include Russian culture or film, depending on VAP strengths and departmental need.  

Ph.D. or ABD in Russian is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English is required. Candidates will be evaluated on their experience and success teaching both in person and online. Review of applications will begin on April 29, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. 

Please apply on line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (Job Opening ID 41317). Use the online application and be prepared to upload a cover letter and your CV. Two reference letters are also required and should be sent electronically by the recommenders to search committee chair, Tim Langen (langent@missouri.edu). Applicants may also contact Prof. Langen with questions about job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu) for any questions about the application process. 

An equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer. 

Acad. Job: Visiting Professor of Russian (Virginia Tech)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at Virginia Tech invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian position to begin August 10, 2022. 3/3 teaching load.

Requirements include: 1) PhD or equivalent by time of appointment in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, or related field such as Russian language, literature, or culture; 2) evidence of successful teaching of Russian at a US university; 3) commitment to proficiency-based and communicative approaches to teaching language; 4) native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal background check. Occasional travel to national conferences may be required.

Preferred qualifications: experience in second language proficiency testing and assessment (such as ACTFL training/certification); ability to teach all levels of Russian language; experience in study abroad; willingness to participate in co-curricular activities. Priority will be given to applicants with Ph.D. in language pedagogy or second language acquisition.

Applications are to be submitted online and must include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references including email addresses. Finalists will be asked to have letters of recommendation submitted, and to submit student and/or peer teaching evaluations.

Applicant screening will begin on May 16, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Go to jobs.vt.edu and apply to posting #520292.

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Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Applications must be submitted through https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=22003389. Questions may be directed to Monika Losagio, Administrative Officer, at losagio@pitt.edu

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor with a specialization in one or more of the cinematic traditions of the Russian Federation, Eastern and Central Europe, and Eurasia from their inception to 1991 and with additional expertise in such areas as ethnicity, race, and migration studies and gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. The dates of appointment are September 1, 2022, through April 30, 2023, pending budgetary approval. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native (or ACTFL Superior-level) proficiency in English is required; native or near-native (or ACTFL Superior-level) proficiency in Russian is desirable, but not a prerequisite. In addition to undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, the position may require teaching the Russian language, and general-education literature, culture, and cinema courses in English.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, representative student teaching evaluations, representative syllabi, samples of scholarly writing (the length of one or two journal articles), and the names and contact information of three persons able to provide confidential professional letters of recommendation, via the link above. Please also provide a brief description of how your research, teaching, and service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Lang. Training: Online Summer Ukrainian Course (American University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

American University is offering online synchronous Ukrainian-language course taught by Prof. Olena Chernishenko

When: M, T, Th 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM 6/27/2022 – 8/6/2022

Where: online

What: WLC-196 (World Languages and Cultures) Beginner’s Ukrainian. This course lays a foundation for functional acquisition of Ukrainian, with a goal of proficiency in oral and written interaction. Students develop the ability to conduct short conversations related to daily activities, understand simple factual texts, and write routine messages. Class time is devoted to language tasks that foster communicative competence, stressing listening and reading strategies, vocabulary acquisition, authentic input, and oral production. All four basic language skills, listening, speaking, reading, and writing, receive attention. Role-playing to simulate real-life conversation, verbal games, film screenings, learning and singing of popular Ukrainian songs complement classroom activities. Students are introduced to Ukrainian culture, politics, geography, and society.

Credits: 3

Lang. Training: Russian Practicum at Columbia Univ.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Russian Practicum at Columbia University is offering three
intensive courses in Russian language (beginning, intermediate and
advanced) during two sessions this summer (June 6 – July 1 and July 5
– July 29, 2022) and there are still spaces available in all three
levels.

Russian Practicum courses can accommodate undergraduate and graduate
students, high school students and working professionals, with a
variety of backgrounds and reasons for studying Russian. Students may
earn up to 8 credits in the full 8-week program.

For more information about this program, visit Columbia’s Summer
Sessions site at
https://summer.sps.columbia.edu/courses/summer-courses/russian-practicum
or contact Alla Smyslova at as2157@columbia.edu

Lang. Training: STARTALK Summer Immersion at University of Cincinnati

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Please notify any interested students of UC’s 2-week Summer Russian Immersion program, which is funded by the NSA’s Startalk program, and will be free of charge for students. It will be on campus in Cincinnati during mid-June (6/12-26), so it could be a great opportunity to participate in multiple Russian language programs this summer.

We have recruited mostly in the Cincinnati area, but we are open to students living anywhere. 

Attached please find a brochure for the program with an application link and contact information.

Job: Editor in Chief, Hungarian Cultural Studies (American Hungarian Educators Association)

Deadline: May 1, 2022, Open Until Filled

Hungarian Cultural Studies, e-Journal of the American Hungarian Educators Association, is a peer-reviewed, open access, no-fee scholarly journal, covering all aspects of Hungarian culture across the humanities and social sciences. Under the dynamic leadership of the founding Editor-in-Chief, Louise O. Vasvari, the journal has developed an excellent international reputation for publishing theoretically sophisticated and empirically grounded original research. In addition to full-length articles, the journal regularly publishes book reviews and bibliographies, and it supports emerging scholars from Hungary and neighboring states in helping them publish in English. The current Editor-in-Chief will step down following publication of the journal in August 2022. The Board of AHEA invites applications from scholars interested in taking on the role.

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Job: Assistant Director, Center for Slavic, E European, and Eurasian Studies (Ohio State University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The assistant director is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, which includes program development and support; academic, student, and outreach oversight; and fiscal and data responsibilities. 

Minimum education requirement: Master’s degree in East European/Eurasian studies. Knowledge of one or more East European/Eurasian languages. 

Additional education desired: A degree or coursework in public policy, international affairs, or higher education administration. OR 2-3 years of program management experience in lieu of education. 

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