Fulbright Scholar Program

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12020-BC
Fulbright Scholar Award

Applied Sciences

Botswana
Africa, Sub-Saharan

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Award Details
Award Activity

The Fulbright Scholar would be expected to have biochemistry background with expertise in using mass spectrometry to identify biological molecules associated with different forms of cancer. He/she would lead the setting up of a molecular biology lab for this project. Alternatively the Fulbright Scholar could be an expert in heterogenous catalysis with experience in developing catalytic reactions with syngas to produce fuels.

Scholars selected for this award can choose to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a professional and/or artistic project
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
6-10 months
Award Dates

July 1, 2022 - April 2023

Locations

Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation

Maranyana House Plot 50654. Machel Drive

Private Bag 0082

Gaborone

Botswana

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Biology
Chemistry
Application Deadline
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Activity Type
Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Teaching
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Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Professionals
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Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in a particular profession.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Up To 1
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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