PROGRAM OFFICER: EURASIA PROGRAM
Social Science Research Council
The Social Science Research Council is currently accepting
applications for the position of Program Officer for its
Eurasia Program. The program supports and works through an
integrated system of fellowships, language grants, research
planning and various workshops and events. The program
addresses the entire region including Eastern Europe, with
particular emphasis on the newly independent states of the
former Soviet Union.
The Program Officer's responsibilities include the daily
running of a Title VIII funded fellowship and grant
competition (from the initial publicity phase through case
management of awarded fellows) and working on selected
activities initiated by the Regional Advisory Panel on
Eurasia. Both Title VIII and RAP activities include
organizing meetings of scholars and researchers,
establishing international collaborative research networks,
and generally working towards developing and supporting the
field of Eurasian studies. The position entails working
closely with scholars, fellows, and foundation officers, and
requires significant administrative experience, particularly
the ability to supervise support staff and prepare grant
proposals and financial and narrative reports.
The Program Officer will work closely with, and report to,
the Program Director for Eurasia.
Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. and have a background in
Eurasian Studies. Recent Ph.D.'s are especially encouraged
to apply. Fluency in Russian and/or one of the languages of
the FSU is an important additional qualification. There are
no citizenship requirements. Salary is commensurate with
experience and qualifications, and includes an attractive
benefits package, which supports professional development of
Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, several samples of written work, and the name and
contact information of references to:
Social Science Research Council, Office of Human Resources,
810 Seventh Avenue, 31st Floor, New York, NY 10019
Fax: 212-377-2727 E-mail: [log in to unmask]
For inquiries, call 212-377-2700.
THE SSRC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.