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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

9322-UK

Fulbright-University of Birmingham Distinguished Chair (All Disciplines)

United Kingdom
Europe and Eurasia

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Grant Activity

The Fulbright University of Birmingham Distinguished Chair enables a prominent U.S. professor in any discipline to be based at the University of Birmingham, with access to all the University’s research collections, and provides an opportunity to undertake research and build links in the UK. 

To contribute to the intellectual life of the host university through seminars, public lectures and curriculum development.

The University is open to U.S. academics from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds with the capacity to steer and contribute to research and teaching activities.

Chairs will be made honorary fellows of the University’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) and are invited to contribute to IAS’ aim to promote cross-disciplinary research by bringing together expertise from across the University to address major cross-cutting themes that are important, relevant and timely.

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 research or teaching activities‎.

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

Grants may begin any time after September 1, 2019 but before April 30, 2020.

Locations

University of Birmingham, England

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Specializations

Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations.

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.

Number of Grants
One
Activity
Teaching/Research
Research
Category
Core (Distinguished Chair)
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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