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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

9142-AU

Fulbright-St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences Visiting Professor of Computer Science and Security

Austria
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

A flexible combination of teaching and research activities that entail teaching a minimum of two courses (classes meet once a week for 90 minutes) in one of the degree programs offered at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences in the field of information security. 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 and research objectives are negotiated on a consensual basis with the host institution, contingent upon its needs and the grantee’s interests and expertise. The department of IT Security and Data Science is seeking individuals that are also open to making an active contribution to the research conducted at the department as well as to publishing jointly written research papers.

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
four months
Grant Dates

October 1, 2019 or March 1, 2020

Locations

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences. St. Pölten is a city with 54,000 inhabitants located 50 miles west of Austria’s capital Vienna. The city is located within convenient commuting distance to Vienna, with excellent connection to public transportation (25-minute train ride from Vienna with trains departing fom Vienna every 30 minutes). The University of Applied Sciences is only a 12-minute walk from the train station and city center.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Please see Specializations below
Specializations

IT Security/Information Security or Data Science. Specializations may include subjects such as digital forensics, network security, secure software development, industrial security, security management, privacy, big data, data science, machine learning,  intelligence driven security.

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
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Analyst
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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