Job Opportunities

Tenure-track Position at Virginia Tech

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Russian to begin August 10, 2020. Responsibilities include teaching Russian at all levels, research and scholarship, extra-curricular programming, promoting study abroad and university service. We are seeking a creative and dynamic teacher-scholar who is able to contribute to the expansion of our program. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Technology Director for Penn Language Center

The Penn Language Center at the University of Pennsylvania is conducting a search for a new Technology Director, a position that also requires knowledge of foreign languages and language pedagogy. The Technology Director reports directly to the Penn Language Center (PLC) academic director and will serve as the primary staff member for leading the development and execution of PLC Language programs in Less Commonly Taught Languages. 

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Assistant Professor in Russian and Slavic Studies

The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies in the School of International Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Arizona is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor with an area of specialization in literature and/or cultural studies. The top candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Candidates should be highly collaborative, exploratory and hardworking with strong potential for research and publication, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and a commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. This is a benefits-eligible position and the appointment starts in August 2020.

Application deadline: Nov. 4, 2019.

Associate or Full Professor in Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies in collaboration with the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the position of associate or full professor, with an anticipated start in the fall semester of 2020. Candidates will be expected to teach one of the following languages: Czech, Polish or Ukrainian and other departmental service courses, as part of a two course per semester load. The selected candidate will be expected to exhibit a commitment to service in the department, center, college and university, and be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as direct graduate and undergraduate student independent research.

Application deadline: Oct. 30, 2019

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Russian Language

The Department of German, Russian and East European Studies at Vanderbilt University invites applications for an assistant professor of the practice in Russian Language to join their expanding interdisciplinary department. This is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position with an initial term of three years. The successful candidate will serve as the Russian language program coordinator, will conduct Russian language instruction at all levels and will coordinate study abroad and other immersion opportunities.

Application deadline: Nov. 1, 2019.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of contemporary comparativist. The appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor, and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter. 

Application deadline:  Oct. 22, 2019.

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Russian Literature and Culture

Yale University's Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Russian literature and culture, with an anticipated appointment start date of July 1, 2020. The area of specialization is open, and the successful candidate must possess native or near-native fluency in Russian.

Application deadline: Oct. 15, 2019

Communications Internship

The Arms Control Association seeks a dynamic, engaged candidate to assist with communications, media relations and marketing efforts. Preference will be given to candidates who can start in late August or early September. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience with various aspects of communications, outreach to reporters and marketing with a well-respected organization in the arms control and disarmament field. Familiarity with arms control is not necessary, but candidates should demonstrate an interest in the issues.

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Program Coordinator for Harvard's Center for European Studies

Harvard's Center for European Studies (CES) is looking for a full-time program coordinator. Reporting to the program manager, the program coordinator's primary function is to provide administrative support for all CES programmatic initiatives and as such has a highly involved role in the planning and executing of all Center events and activities. Works collaboratively with all CES staff to ensure that programmatic activities are coordinated in alignment with CES’ mission, policies and procedures. 

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Bilingual Russian Cybercrime Intelligence Analyst

The New York County District Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a Bilingual (English/Russian) Cybercrime Intelligence Analyst in the Cybercrime Intelligence Unit of its Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau (CITB). CITB is committed to protecting the public by investigating and prosecuting sophisticated cybercrime and identity theft schemes, including cases involving check and credit card fraud, cyber impersonation, cyber-stalking and bullying, computer hacking, as well as money laundering and threats to financial institutions. The Cybercrime Intelligence Unit is a team within the Bureau conducting proactive investigations of cybercriminals, with the goal of protecting New York County’s residents and financial infrastructure.

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Participant Recruiter, Secondary School Programs

The four-month Participant Recruiter position serves as the American Councils program representative in the region and is responsible for all aspects of participant recruitment for secondary school programs. This position requires extensive travel throughout the region assigned, most likely working in more than one country, with long and non-standard work hours including weekends. The Recruiter must also interact with local governmental and educational officials at all levels in disseminating information about the programs and coordinating the testing process. The position is a short-term, full-time position beginning late August and ending in December 2019.

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Kennan Institute Internships

The Kennan Institute offers paid research internships for undergraduate, graduate and prospective graduate students. Each intern works with a scholar in residence at the Institute over a period of three to nine months. Applicants should have a good command of the Russian or Ukrainian language and ability to conduct independent research. This internship offers a flexible schedule of 15 hours per week.

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