Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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11239-LG

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Latvia
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach undergraduate courses, graduate courses or both in one or more areas of specialization noted below. Offer tutorials, advise students, and assist in curriculum development or faculty training as requested. Scholars are expected to teach approx.  20 up to 40 hours per week.

For teaching/research (teaching 70% and research 30%) projects, conduct grant activities in area/s of specialization.

Provide guest lectures at universities throughout Latvia.

Scholars will be encouraged to participate in the U.S. Embassy's Meet America program https://lv.usembassy.gov/education-culture/meet-america/

Grant Length
Five months
Grant Dates

One-semester grants must begin in either September 2021 or February 2022.

Locations
Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Disciplines
Accounting/Finance
American Studies
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Dance
Economics
Education
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Law
Linguistics
Literature, American
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Religious Studies
TEFL
Tourism
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

The following specializations are preferred at the locations below:

Daugavpils University: Linguistics (lexicology, phraseology, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, cognitive linguistics)and/or literary studies (American and British culture studies, literature)  

Liepaja University: Teacher education, pedagogy, special education (speech therapy), social welfare, American literature, ESL and American studies, new media arts, communication management (social networks, PR, advertisement), cultural management, environment sciences, mathematics, nature and renewable energy resources management and engineering, business management and entrepreneurship, marketing, strategic management, tourism management, human resource management (social psychology, couching, personal growth), software quality assurance, software testing, business intelligence, big data, artificial intelligence

Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music: Jazz doublebass, jazz percussion, jazz piano, modern and contemporary dance, and dance composition, Alexander Technique for musicians and dancers, business in music/entrepreneurship and management

Latvian Academy of Culture: Cultural policy and the history of culture in North America

Turiba University: Business law, administrative law, intellectual property law, travel legislation, communication law, and IT law

University of Latvia: International Public Law, International Private law, Intellectural Property, Data protection; Elementary and preschool education, Education, English philology, and applied linguistics (American/British literature and culture, phonetics, ESL); Nursing; Theology and Religion (practical theology, religious studies (Islam, Buddhism) and any other subdisciplinse of theology and religious study

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences: Communication/behavioral sciences (strategic communication, media literacy, digital media, social media activism, communication ethics, nudging in public sector policy making)

Marketing and innovations/tourism management (innovation and creativity management, tourism and heritage management, tourism cluster management, information technology  for tourism management, tourism enterprise strategy, strategic business management in tourism, service innovatoins in tourism

Virtual and augmented reality (user experience design and implementation in virtual reality environments, augmented reality and computer vision algorithms, interactivity, scenarios composition and serious games, machine-learning)

Ventspils University of Applied Sciences: Computer science (Algorithm Theory, Introduction to databases, Data Structures and Algorithms, Theory of Algorithms, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Case Tools, Computer Graphics, Operating Systems, Data Base Technologies, WWW Technologies, Information Technologies Security, Database, Software Design Patterns, Parallel computing, Embedded systems, Parallel Programming and Cloud Computing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Cryptography, Medical signal processing); 

Engineering (Wireless sensor networks, Automatic control system design, Data transmission technology and devices, Programming of ARM architecture micro-controllers, Embedded operating systems, Antenna theory, Software-defined radio system design, Digital communication systems, Signal theory and signal processing, Adaptive antennas and phased antenna arrays,Radio Receiving & Transmitting Systems, Signal Transmission Optical Systems);

ESL (intercultural communication, Legal English)

Stockholm School of Economics in Riga: International Finance, Investments, Market Microsturcure

Riga Business School: Computer Science/Business

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Up To 3
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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