Visiting Research Chair at the University of California, Santa Barbara
US$25,000 for 4 months
September or January
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)
The University of California at Santa Barbara welcomes Fulbright scholars in a diverse range of academic disciplines across the humanities and fine arts, sciences and social sciences, including the interdisciplinary exploration for which the campus is renowned. Resident in an appropriate department within the College of Letters and Science, the Visiting Research Chair at UCSB will conduct research, develop collaborations, and teach one 10-week course at the graduate or undergraduate level. The Visiting Research Chair will have opportunities to deliver public lectures, give seminar presentations, participate in conferences, and otherwise contribute to intellectual life at UC Santa Barbara. One of only 62 members of the American Association of Universities, UC Santa Barbara is renowned as a research university with an outstanding faculty. UCSB offers innovative interdisciplinary programs which bring together faculty and students from the College, Engineering, the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, and 80 outstanding research units, centers, and institutes. Situated on nearly 1000 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the campus is known for its natural beauty and lively cultural and artistic life.
Specializations: Humanities and Fine Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, or Interdisciplinary Programs.
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.