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Georgetown's CERES seeks a supervisor of academic programs

Supervisor of Academic Programs, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) – Walsh School of Foreign Service


Georgetown’s Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) in the Walsh School of Foreign Service houses one of the nation's preeminent Master's degree programs and hosts a rich program of events on the region.


Project Manager, International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

The Zoryan Institute and it's division, The International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, is seeking a self-motivated, research-oriented person for the position of Project Manager to help manage the upcoming projects and day-to-day affairs of an active research institute devoted to the comparative study of genocide and human rights and Diaspora-Homeland relations.



The Project Manager's responsibilities include:

Editorial Assistant, International Relations and Security Studies

Palgrave Macmillan specialises in cutting-edge academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It publishes monographs, journals, textbooks, professional and reference works, in subjects ranging from Political Science, Economics and History, to Literature, Linguistics and Business.


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Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian at University of Missouri

The Russian program at the University of Missouri is looking for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, non-tenure track, ABD, or PhD, starting August 2017 for the 2017-2018 academic year. Teaching experience required. Teaching responsibilities will include at least one semester each of second- and third-year Russian language; other courses may include language, literature and/or culture, depending on VAP strengths and departmental need. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.


Fully funded PhD position in Soviet history in Zurich

The History Department of the University of Zurich invites applications for:

Ph.D. Position


Effective from September, 1st,  2017, for a period of four years, this fully-funded position is part of a research project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) on the “Late Soviet Village: People, Institutions, and Things between the socialist cult of urbanity and ruralisation of urban life styles” (SNSF-Professorship Ekaterina Emeliantseva Koller).


Counselors & English Language Teachers Wanted for Summer Camp in Russia

International English-speaking Adventure Camp

For kids 10 – 16 years old
1 session = 140 kids + 22 counselors
One camp team = 12-13 kids + 2 counselors
Each counselor has 1 day off and 1 night off per week
Salary is 1000 USD for 3 sessions (6 weeks) for counselors and 2000 USD for 3 sessions (6 weeks) for English language teachers.
Free accommodation, 5 meals per day, and transportation expenses provided.

One year lecturer positions in Russian, HSE, Moscow

Center of Russian as a Foreign Language at the Higher School of Economics invites applications for one year lecturer positions in Russian, beginning September 2017.
Salary commensurate with experience and academic achievement, especially publication record.


Please send a CV, a list of publications and two names of potential references to Valentina Apresjan at and Olga Eremina at

Visiting Lecturer in Comparative Politics/International Relations at Pitt

The Department of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year, full-time position as Visiting Lecturer in Political Science for the 2017-2018 academic year with the possibility of renewal. We are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in the politics of Russia and Eastern Europe, but we will also consider other candidates who are prepared to teach courses on the Cold War, foreign policy, human security, and the politics of oil.


Immediate Opportunity: Summer Russian Language Instructor

The University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES) seeks an educator with experience teaching Russian at the high school level to serve as an instructor in our STARTALK program.  Twenty high school students will engage in an intensive and immersive 4-week residential summer program on the University of Pittsburgh’s main campus.  10 students are absolute beginners; 10 have completed one year of Russian study at their home high school.  The ideal candidate for this position will have a detailed knowledge of ACTFL’s 5 C’s of Foreign Language Education and experi


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