Russian Civilization Instructor Wanted (University of Chicago)

Deadline: September 10, 2022

The History Department at the University of Chicago is seeking applicants for a part-time instructor in its Russian Civilization sequence. Please note that this position would likely only be suitable for someone in the Chicago area, as currently there is only an opening for a single course, offered in Fall 2022.

The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for part-time Lecturers to teach Introduction to Russian Civilization during the 2022-23 academic year. Introduction to Russian Civilization is a three-quarter sequence in the undergraduate Civilization Studies program. For more information about Russian Civilization and Civilization Studies, see the College’s online catalog: http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/civilizationstudies/.

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Slavic-Eurasian Research CenterForeign Visitors Fellowship Program (Hokkaido University)

Deadline: September 12, 2022

The Slavic-Eurasian Research Center (SRC) of Hokkaido University is pleased
to announce the 45th round of the SRC’s Foreign Visitors Fellowship Program
for 2023-2024.

Please note that the deadline for applications has now been extended to
September 12. SRC is doing our best to ensure the safety of invited
researchers and provide them with an optimal research environment in Japan
in order to continue international research collaboration under the COVID
situation.

Foreign specialists in studies of the former Soviet and East European
countries, who are interested in undertaking research at the SRC during the
academic year of 2023-2024 as well as initiating and continuing
international collaborations with our staff, may submit applications for
this program.

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Cultural Internship at FOMOSO

Deadline: September 30, 2022

  • Strong interest in (socio-) cultural topics in the region
  • 1-2 semesters study experience in, for instance, area studies (particularly Slavic, Eastern or Southeastern European Studies), arts, music, linguistics, cultural and literary studies, history, or likewise Or Relevant work / study / volunteer experience, e.g. apprenticeship / internship / long-term volunteering in the field of culture and arts / the region
  • Good command of German and/or English (ideally very good written command of one), knowledge of a language of the region is an advantage
  • Team-player, self-reflexive, curious, flexible, creative and reliable
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Communication & Social Media Internship at FOMOSO

Deadline: September 30, 2022

  • Interested in Central-Eastern and Southeastern Europe (including the Baltic States, Belarus & Ukraine) in a social and political sense
  • Very good/ excellent English and at best some German
  • Able to use social media
  • Very communicative
  • Being keen on sharing new ideas
  • Joy of communicating with others
  • Having a flair for Marketing & Public Relations
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Political Internship at FOMOSO

Deadline: September 30, 2022

  • Interested in Central-Eastern and Southeastern Europe (including the Baltic States, Belarus & Ukraine) in a social and political sense
  • English (Level C1/C2) and at best some German (willing to improve German)
  • Having very good writing skills
  • Being keen on doing research, categorisations, summaries and comparisons
  • Sharing ideas and being communicative
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Finance and Administrative Officer, Serbia (American Councils)

Deadline: September 1, 2022

The Finance and Administrative Officer is responsible for operational matters concerning the Belgrade office, as well as the provision of all administrative and financial services and transactions. The Finance and Administrative Officer works in conjunction with Belgrade office staff, Washington-based DC Finance department, and other staff as needed.

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Director, Higher Education Programs in Turkmenistan (American Councils)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Turkmenistan Higher Education (THE) Prep4Success and GRE programs provide promising Turkmenistan citizens with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully enter U.S. colleges and universities, independently, while increasing their chances of receiving financial aid. During an intensive 5-month P4S or GRE program based in Ashgabat, or 12-month regional Undergraduate Cohort Advising program, participants will focus on developing reading and essay writing skills, building critical thinking skills, and learning effective ways for taking the SAT and TOEFL tests, or GRE test.

The Program Director position will be responsible for the design and implementation of the programs, including participant and staff recruitment, training, and mentoring. 

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Program Coordinator, National Security Language Initiative for Youth (American Councils)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

NSLI-Y is a critical component of a multi-agency federal initiative to increase U.S. citizens’ capacity to engage foreign governments and peoples through the critical language of Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish. NSLI-Y is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and American Councils acts as the prime grantee collaborating with other partner organizations. NSLI-Y provides merit-based scholarships for eligible U.S. high schools students to learn less commonly taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs. To learn more about the program, please visit the NSLI for Youth website at www.nsliforyouth.org

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Nationalism & Identity (University of Tennessee)

Deadline: September 20, 2022

The Department of Political Science at the University of Tennessee invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor position in the politics of populism, nationalism, and/or identity to begin Fall 2023.  We are particularly interested in applicants who use rigorous and creative analytical approaches to address substantively important questions pertaining to these themes. Relevant research interests include (but are not limited to): nationalist, populist, or nativist parties or movements; conflicts, inequalities, or other relations between identity groups such as those based on ethnicity, race, religion, caste, social class, or national origin; politics of and policies pertaining to historically marginalized groups; xenophobia and discrimination toward migrants, refugees, or other marginalized individuals; etc.  The position is open with respect to method, subfield, and geographic region.  Deadline for application is September 20.  Please follow the link for more information and details about the position:  https://apply.interfolio.com/109943 

Postdoctoral Fellowship “Russian Studies at the Margins: Migration in the Post-Soviet Borderlands” (Arizona State University)

Deadline: September 25, 2022

As part of the new project “Russian Studies at the Margins: Migration in the Post-Soviet Borderlands,” Arizona State University’s Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship with an anticipated start date of October 3, 2022 through June 30, 2023. The application deadline is September 25.

The fellowship is open to early-career scholars who received their terminal degree between May 2017 and July 2022, whose work combines regional focus with global relevance. The fellow’s primary responsibility will be to lead research, writing and testing of curricular materials for high school and community college students on migration and borderland communities in the former Soviet Union (case studies focus on Ukraine/Russia, Central Asia, and the South Caucasus). Post-doctoral appointments at ASU do not offer tenure. The pro-rated salary for the 7.5-month position is set at $41,667.

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