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12490-SP
Fulbright Scholar Award

Marine Sciences at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Spain
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teaching at the undergraduate-level:

Teaching undergraduate-level courses for third-year students earning their Bachelor’s degree in Marine Sciences.

The lecturer is expected to teach a course as part of the Bachelor's degree program in Marine Sciences and may be invited to give lectures on different topics related to that field:

B) Research

The visiting professor will be invited to present his/her research in seminars and to attend research seminars led by the School of Marine Sciences professors. He/she will also have ample opportunity for collaboration with any of the research groups related to the field of Marine Sciences. These are included in the following research institutes and departments: IOCAG (The Institute of Oceanography and Global Change); IUNAT (The Institute of Environmental Studies and Natural Resources); ECOAQUA (The Institute of Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosytems); SIANI (University Institute of Intelligent Systems and Numeric Applications in Engineering); and Physics Department (OFYGA group).

IOCAG 

GAA (Grupo de Algología Aplicada)

GEOGAR

GOB (Grupo de Oceanografía Biológica)

GOF (Grupo de Oceanografía Física)

QUIMA (Grupo de Química Marina)

IUNAT

AQMA (Análisis Químico Medioambiental)

BIRB (Biología Integrativa y Recursos Biológicos)

EMAP (Ecología Marina Aplicada y Pesquerías)

FEAM (Fotocatálisis y Espectroscopia para aplicaciones medioambientales)

FIMATA (Física Marina y Teledetección aplicada)

GEOVOL (Geología de Terrenos Volcánicos)

GIRMA (Interacción Radiación Materia)
 

ECOAQUA
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(all research groups linked here)

GIA (Grupo de investigación en Acuicultura) 

BIOCON ( Biodiversidad y Conservación)

EOMAR (Ecofisiología de Organismos Marinos)

 

OTHER RESEARCHS GROUPS:

OFYGA (Oceanografía Física y Geofísica Aplicada).

ROC-SIANI (División de Robótica y Oceanografía Computacional)

Please note that although much of the online information provided on the host institution's website is in Spanish, most faculty in the School of Marine Sciences speak English, and the scholar will only be expected to teach in English. Detailed information about his/her tasks will be provided to candidates in a timely manner and in English after being selected, but candidates can expect to dedicate 50% of their time to teaching and 50% to research.

 

Scholars selected for this award can choose 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
Award Length
Four months
Award Dates

February to May, 2023

Locations

School of Marine Sciences, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Edificio de Ciencias Básicas, Campus Universitario de Tafira, 35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Biology
Environmental Sciences
Areas of Interest

Marine Sciences: The scholar's expertise should preferably be in physical, chemical, biological oceanography.

Special Features

The ULPGC sponsors this award and, in addition to financial benefits for the scholar, offers housing advice and, if needed, assistance to find a school for dependent children. A contact will be available to help the scholar adapt to the university.

The Scholar will enjoy all the benefits and rights of a regular faculty member of the ULPGC, including access to all digital resources.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
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
?

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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