CAORC 2020 Award recipients anounced

CAORC is pleased to announce the 2020 award recipients for the Multi-Country Research Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship, and the Mary Ellen Lane Multi-Country Travel Award.


Multi-Country Research Fellowship

Program Assistant, Critical Language Scholarship Program

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Pay Band: 2 Assistant/Associate



Based in Washington, DC, the Program Assistant position for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program assists in the recruitment and selection of applicants and the administration of intensive overseas summer language institutes for approximately 550 U.S. graduate and undergraduate students. Responsibilities include assisting with a variety of program logistics and clerical tasks, and responding to inquiries for a program that receives approximately 6,000 applications per year.


Indiana University Expanded Online Summer Language Workshop 2020

To help students whose summer plans have fallen through, Indiana University is expanding its student support for online study in summer 2020.


The Title VIII graduate fellowship program now supports the online study of Russian 3-6, Azerbaijani, BCS 1-2, Estonian, Hungarian, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian 1-2, , Turkmen, Ukrainian, and Uzbek.


The AABS and BALSSI programs now support the online study of Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian 1-2 in BALSSI, the Baltic Studies Summer Institute, for undergraduates and graduates alike.


Virtual Turkish Circle Mondays @ 5PM

Dear Friends and Followers of Turkish Circle,


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Program Associate, Europe and Eurasia — Freedom House

Program Associate, Europe and Eurasia — Freedom House                                     

Location: Washington, DC              


Position Summary

NYU Jordan Center Visiting Scholars 2020

Purpose: The Jordan Center visiting scholar fellowship program aims to support scholars whose research interests are focused on Russia. The fellowship provides individuals with access to the NYU library system, office space when available, invitations to Jordan Center events, and membership in the Jordan Center community.


Deadline: May 1, 2020


NYU Jordan Center Short-Term Fellowship Program 2020

Purpose: The NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia Short-Term Fellowship Program is designed to facilitate research in local collections, expose visitors to the intellectual life of the field of Russian studies at NYU and in the greater New York community, and acquaint NYU faculty and graduate students with the most recent world-wide trends in the study of Russia. Fellows will be awarded a stipend for a stay of up to one month at the Jordan Center.


Deadline: May 1, 2020


Resident Director, Russian Overseas Flagship Program — American Councils


The Russian Overseas Flagship (ROF) program, located in Almaty, Kazakhstan, assists learners of Russian to reach Superior or higher levels of proficiency. The Overseas Flagship program consists of intensive, structured language instruction; direct enrollment in relevant courses at the host institution; internships; and homestay boarding with native speakers of the target language.


Lecturer in Russian — The University of Iowa

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The University of Iowa announces an opening for a full-time lecturer position in Russian to begin in August 2020.  The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible reappointment of up to two additional years, and the position will be renewable thereafter in three-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.


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