Call for applications for position of GRADUATE ASSISTANT FOR CURRICULAR DEVELOPMENT (Russian and East European Institute)
Position Type: Graduate Assistant (.50 FTE 20 hrs/wk)
Department Name: Russian and East European Institute (REEI)
Division Name: School of Global and International Studies
Salary Level: $7,875 per semester
Length of appointment: One semester (Spring Semester, 2019)
Assists REEI senior staff in enhancing and expanding REEI undergraduate academic engagement to include a Certificate (minor “plus”) program and a 4 + 1 BA/MA program in Russian/East European area studies; assist with implementation of course initiatives, such as pathways for undergraduate students in REEI courses to develop outreach and instructional materials for K-12 constituents; under guidance of senior staff, partner with regional K-12 social studies teachers to develop curricular materials for use in teaching about Russia and Eastern Europe; other duties as assigned.
PhD candidacy in education, humanities, or social science discipline with strong interdisciplinary background and interest in Russian and East European area studies; undergraduate and/or K-12 teaching experience; strong oral and written communications skills; ability to work effectively with diverse array of university faculty and students, K-12 teachers and students; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel. Must be eligible to enroll in G901 for Spring 2019.
Experience in teaching Russian and East European area studies in a pre-college or post-secondary institutional setting; facility with website design and maintenance; knowledge of Russian.
Applicants should submit the following materials by email to Mark Trotter at firstname.lastname@example.org with “REEI GA Application” in the subject line:
- Cover letter
- CV or resume
- List of three references with contact information
- Transcript of graduate study at IU (unofficial is acceptable)
The deadline for applications is Wednesday, October 31.