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Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright-Queen’s University Belfast Scholar Award (Irish Literature)

United Kingdom
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

The Fulbright Queen's University Belfast Award in Irish Literature covers a six-month appointment to research, lecture and teach in Anglophone Irish literature.

The Scholar will assist in teaching one undergraduate modern Irish literature class, as part of the BA English programme, as well as lead one graduate seminar group in the Scholar's field of expertise and interest on one of the School of Arts, English, and Languages postgraduate taught programmes.

The Scholar would also be expected to offer research seminars on their research, participate in events sponsored by the Seamus Heaney Centre and/or the Institute of Irish Studies as appropriate, and more generally support the ongoing work of the School of Arts, English and Languages by engaging in discussion, interaction, collaboration and research.

The appointment will start in January 2023.

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
Six months
Award Dates

Grants must begin in January 2023.

Locations

Queen's University Belfast: Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. 

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
American Studies
Area Studies, non- U.S.
Creative Writing
Gender Studies
History, American
History, non- U.S.
Literature, American
Literature, non- U.S.
Philosophy
Areas of Interest

Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations, but applications in the Anglophone Irish writing or modern Anglophone Irish literature are preferred.

Special Features

Scholars in the UK participate in a wide range of academic, cultural and social events and benefit from a variety of additional opportunities provided by the Commission; see Special Award Benefits section for more details.

Application Deadline
Closed
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
Early Career Academics
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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
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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.

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

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