Visiting Research Chair at Vanderbilt University
US$25,000 for 4 months
September or January
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)
Resident in an appropriate academic department or centre within the College of Arts & Science, the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair will conduct research, develop partnerships, and guest lecture at the graduate or undergraduate level. In addition, the Visiting Research Chair will have opportunities to deliver public lectures, give seminar presentations, participate in conferences and related research, and otherwise contribute to the intellectual life of Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt actively promotes research and teaching that crosses disciplines and departments, through a multitude of centers and institutes. The Fulbright Visiting Chair may choose to work with one of these organizations to develop personal and professional networks, access important resources, and further academic pursuit. Situated just five minutes from downtown Nashville, Vanderbilt University is a centre for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt upholds the highest standards to be a leader in the quest for and dissemination of knowledge, and the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts.
Specializations: Humanities, Public Policy, Health and Society, American Studies, or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
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.