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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

9516-IT

Fulbright Junior Research Lectureship in Engineering at University of Trento

Italy
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The Scholar is expected to carry out research within the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering (DICAM) of the University of Trento and to give lectures at advanced level (master’s and doctoral students) within the master’s degree courses in Environmental and Land Engineering, Civil Engineering or Energy Engineering and the courses offered by the PhD School. Teaching load may vary from 2 to 4 hours per week depending upon the type of course offered (master’s or PhD level). The total number of hours should not exceed 30 hours per semester approximately. The average size of classes is between 15 and 25 students.

Other activities:
Willingness to perform other duties, such as thesis advising and providing support to international students, is desirable.

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering gathers together researchers of a broad range of areas like Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry, Meteorology, Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology, Environmental protection and management, Energy and Materials Science, Geotechnics, Solid and Structural Mechanics, Structural Analysis and Design, Timber Structures, Energy and Green Technologies, Building Physics; further information on the research areas can be found on the Department’s website.

The Department is made of around 70 professors and research fellows, most of which coming from research experiences in major universities and research centers worldwide. The Department has several research labs, which cover the most significant research topics mentioned above. The Scholar will have the opportunity to collaborate on research projects in one of the above areas.

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
Six months
Grant Dates

Grant must begin in January 2019.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Engineering
Specializations

Candidates with a Ph.D. in engineering (preferred in civil engineering, environmental or mechanical engineering) are encouraged to apply.

Special Features

A guest apartment is available for hosting the Scholar. The apartments are all furnished and located in the city center or close to the Department, with parking space and bike rental facilities. Utilities such as electricity and gas are included, as well as a weekly change of linen. Telephone is not available in all apartments and is at an extra charge. Internet connection is available in most apartments.

A yearly bus card may be bought at a reduced rate.

Office space will be provided; the Scholar will have access to the university canteen and facilitated access to the university network of sport services and sports facilities (Uni.Sport).

More information about the university and the city of Trento is provided on the international website.

Number of Grants
One
Activity
Teaching/Research
Category
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, including early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Closed
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Analyst
Phone: 
202-326-7753

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