A program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10344-AG

All Disciplines

Algeria
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach undergraduate or graduate level courses in one of the following preferred disciplines:

  • Agriculture
  • American History
  • American Civilization
  • American Literature
  • American Studies
  • Biological Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • TEFL
  • Music including Woodwind Instruments, String Instruments, and Vocal disciplines

Applicants should suggest courses for consideration in their proposal and be in touch with the university where they intend to teach. The typical Algerian university class is generally two hours long, meets once per week, and is comprised of an average of 60-150 students per class. Applicants should expect to teach 6 to 10 hours per week. Activities and courses will be finalized in consultation with the U.S. Embassy and host institution. In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright program is designated to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support the mission, Fulbright Scholars in Algeria will be asked to give public talks, mentor students (graduate and undergraduate levels), and otherwise engage with the host community in addition to their primary teaching activities. Algeria can be a very rewarding teaching experience for motivated, flexible, and adventurous scholars.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Ten months
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time starting October 2019. Grantees are encouraged to arrive mid-September to participate in the in-country orientation and prepare for the academic year.

Locations

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has requested scholars for the following institutions:

  • University of Science and Technology Houari Boumedienne (USTHB) in Algiers
  • University of Science and Technology Mohamed Boudiaf (USTO) in Oran
  • The National School of Information Technology (ESI – French acronym) in Algiers
  • The National Superior School of Agronomy in Algiers
  • National School Polytech in Algiers
  • Superior School of Biological Sciences in Oran
  • University Badji Mokhtar in Annaba
  • University of Oran-2 (UO2) in Oran
  • National Superior School of Music Mohamed Fawzi  (INSM - French acronym) in Algiers

Note: Applicants are strongly encouraged to arrange an affiliation prior to submitting their application. Please contact Cultural Affairs Officer Suemayah Abu-Douleh at abu-doulehsm@state.gov  or Cultural Affairs Assistant Nadia Ouhenia at ouhenianx@state.gov at the Public Affairs Section in Algiers for assistance in establishing communication with possible host institutions.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Disciplines
Agriculture
American History
American Literature
American Studies
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Computer Science
Education
Environmental Sciences
Mathematics
Music
TEFL
Specializations

The University of Science and Technology and the National School of Information Technology seek candidates in the following fields:

  • Science and technology
  • Agricultural sciences (taught in French or Arabic)
  • Information and computer science (taught in French, Arabic and English at few institutions)
  • TEFL

The National Superior School of Music Mohamed Fawzi (INSM) in Algiers seeks candidates who would be able to teach disciplines within the woodwind, string, and choral departments.

For more information on specific school and institutional needs, please contact Suemayah Abu-Douleh, Cultural Affairs Officer, at abu-doulehsm@state.gov or Nadia Ouhenia, Cultural Affairs Specialist, at ouhenianx@state.gov.

Special Features

During their grant period, Fulbright U.S. Scholars in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region may apply for a short-term regional travel grant (five to 14 days) for participation in a variety of activities including faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, conferences, or some combination thereof.

Number of Grants
Approximately three
Activity
Teaching
Category
Open to all levels of scholars, including early career
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Kaitlin Jewett
Phone: 
415-362-6520 x5880

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