Fulbright Scholar Program

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11545-IS

Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship at Ben Gurion University

Israel
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The Fulbright Senior Scholar at Ben-Gurion University Award is a joint fellowship of Fulbright Israel and Ben-Gurion University.

This is an opportunity for an American senior faculty from all fields of study to pursue a semester of research and/or teaching at Ben-Gurion University.

Grant Length
4 months
Grant Dates

Grants can take place during the 2021/22 academic year as agreed upon with host institution.

Locations

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is one of Israel’s leading research universities and among the world leaders in many fields.

It has around 20,000 students and 4,000 faculty members in the Faculties of Engineering Sciences; Health Sciences; Natural Sciences; the Pinchas Sapir Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management; the Joyce and Irving Goldman School of Medicine; the Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies; and the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies. More than 100,000 alumni play important roles in all areas of research and development, industry, health care, the economy, society, culture and education in Israel.

The University has three main campuses: The Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva; the research campus at Sede Boqer and the Eilat Campus, and is home to national and multi-disciplinary research institutes: the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev; the National Institute of Solar Energy; the Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology; the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research; the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel & Zionism, and Heksherim, The Research Institute for Jewish and Israeli Literature and Culture.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

During their grant period, Fulbright U.S. Scholars in Israel may apply for a short-term regional travel grant (five to 14 days) for participation in a variety of activities including faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, conferences, or some combination thereof.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
1
Program Staff
Carleen Velez
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4021

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