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12123-AU
Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright-University of Innsbruck Visiting Professor in Natural Sciences

Austria
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

A flexible combination of teaching and research activities that entails teaching at least two courses (classes meet once a week for 90 minutes). This may include advising or supervising advanced students and participation in the host department's research program.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • 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
Four months
Award Dates

Grants must begin in late September 2022 or late February 2023 in line with the Austrian academic year and in order to attend the mandatory orientation. Teaching and/or research at the host institution will begin on October 1, 2022 or March 1, 2023.

Locations

University of Innsbruck

For more information about Innsbruck, click here.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Astronomy
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Geography
Geology
Materials Sciences
Mathematics
Medical Sciences
Pharmacology
Physics
Urban Planning
Areas of Interest

Biology, chemistry and pharmacy, geo- and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, computer science, physics, and engineering.

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.

Professionals
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Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in a particular profession.

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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