Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

Download PDF Download PDF
12134-AU
Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright-Graz University of Technology Visiting Professor

Austria
Europe and Eurasia

Tabs

Award Details
Award Activity

A flexible combination of teaching and research activities that entails teaching a minimum of two courses (classes meet once a week for 90 minutes) per week in one of the programs offered at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in the fields of specialization listed below. Grant-related activities may also include advising or supervising advanced students as well as developing joint research projects with faculty. The format and content of individual courses as well as research objectives are negotiated on a consensual basis with the host institution, contingent upon its needs and the grantee's interests and expertise.

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
Four months
Award Dates

Grants must begin in late September 2022 or late February 2023 in line with the Austrian academic year and in order to attend the mandatory orientation. Teaching, research and/or professional project at the host institution will begin on October 1, 2022 or March 1, 2023.

Locations

Graz University of Technology, Graz

For more information about Graz, click here.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Architecture
Biology
Communication
Computer Science
Economics
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Geography
Geology
Information Sciences/Systems
Materials Sciences
Physics
Urban Planning
Areas of Interest

Business and industry, advanced materials science, human and biotechnology, information, communication and computing, mobility and production, and sustainable systems.

Application Deadline
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Activity Type
Professional Project
?

A Professional Project enables the participant to engage in activities in their area of expertise to enhance their professional development and the field at large. Projects may include serving as a professional consultant to the host organization, sharing expertise, visiting other organizations in their professional field, gaining practical experience, and attending public lectures. While the details vary according to the specific award, the focus of a Professional Project grant should not be research or teaching.

Research
?

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
?

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
Early Career Academics
?

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics
?

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Professionals
?

Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in a particular profession.

Senior Academics
?

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
1
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

Related Awards

12127-AU
Austria

Teach two courses (classes meet once a week for 90 minutes) for advanced undergraduate or graduate students in area of interest, with details on content and format of courses to be arranged by host institution and professor. Other duties, such as tutorials and student advising, are negotiable...

12121-AU
Austria

A flexible combination of teaching and research activities that entails at least two courses (classes meet once a week for 90 minutes) and may include advising or supervising advanced students. Format, content, and level of the individual courses are negotiated with the University of Klagenfurt...

12124-AU
Austria

A flexible combination of teaching, advising students, collaborative research, and/or enhancing institutional collaboration that entails teaching one or more courses (classes meet once a week for 90 minutes). The format, content, and level of the individual courses (advanced undergraduate and...