Science - Illinois Institute of Technology

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Visiting Research Chair in Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology

US$25,000 for 4 months
September or January
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

At Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago, the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in the College of Science will conduct research and teach a course or mentor a team in one of IIT’s Interprofessional (IPRO) Projects. In addition, the Chair may deliver public lectures, give seminar presentations and participate in conferences.

IIT College of Science research includes


  • Accelerator research and development
  • Computational biophysics
  • Materials science using synchrotron radiation
  • Theoretical particle physics
  • Physics education/collegiate education


  • Muscle and cellular matrix biology
  • Biological macromolecular dynamics
  • Cancer biology
  • Bioremediation


  • Biological and medicinal chemistry
  • Chemistry of materials
  • Catalysis
  • Nanopore sensing and gas sensors
  • Computational and theoretical chemistry

Computer Science:

  • Parallel and distributed processing, high-performance computing
  • Computational linguistics
  • Information retrieval, data mining
  • Grid computing, cloud computing
  • Wireless networks

Applied Mathematics:

  • Data science, statistical learning, and approximation
  • Computational biological fluids and novel materials
  • Graphs, networks, and optimization
  • Mathematical finance
  • Stochastic dynamics and multiscale modeling

IIT College of Science educates outstanding students who want to make a difference in the world. It offers students a rigorous, academically demanding education that is relevant and grounded in real-world experiences. IIT benefits from its location in Chicago, a vibrant global city near Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory.

Specializations: Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Science Education, Physics.

Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.

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