Visiting Research Chair in Arctic Studies at the University of Washington
US$25,000 for 4 months
September or March
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)
The Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Arctic Studies will be open to Canadian scholars that meet the eligibility requirements of the Fulbright Program. Specifically, the Chair will be focused on issues pertaining to Arctic Studies. Scholars and practitioners are invited to apply. Research interests may include the natural sciences, social sciences, arts or humanities. The Chair will carry out the program of research, teaching and service outlined in the successful application. The teaching requirement includes a one-quarter, 3-credit, upper division seminar focused on the applicant's research interests and appropriate to the students enrolled in the University of Washington's Arctic academic program. In addition, the Chair will provide the annual Fulbright Lecture focused on emerging issues and developments in the Arctic region, and serve on the advisory board of the polar science and policy institute to build collaborative relations with Arctic scholars, scientists, and indigenous organizations.
The Fulbright Visiting Research Chair is sponsored by the Office of Global Affairs; Division of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences; Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies; and, College of the Environment.
Specializations: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities.
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.