Fulbright Scholar Program

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12561-RO
Fulbright Scholar Award

Media Literacy and Cybersecurity

Romania
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teach courses and seminars at the undergraduate and graduate level with a special emphasis on practical applications.

For research and teaching/research proposals, conduct research in area/s of specialization. Assist with curriculum development and other activities as requested.

Assist with the further development of media literacy education and/or cutting-edge cybersecurity studies, especially at the university level, in Romania.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a professional and/or artistic project
  • 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 or nine months.
Award Dates

Grants begin in October 2022 (Fall Semester) or February 2023 (Spring Semester).

Locations

Bucharest:  Politehnica University of Bucharest (https://upb.ro/en/); National School of Political Science and Public AdministrationUniversity of Bucharest; Bucharest University of Economic Studies;

Cluj-Napoca: Babes-Bolyai UniversityTechnical University of Cluj-Napoca

Constanta: Ovidius University

Iasi: Alexandru Ioan Cuza UniversityTechnical University Gheorghe Asachi of Iasi

Timisoara: Politehnica University of Timisoara (http://www.upt.ro/Universitatea-Politehnica-Timisoara_en.html); West University of Timisoara (https://www.uvt.ro/en/)

Brasov: Transilvania University of Brasov

For host institution information, contact Mihai Moroiu, American Program Director, Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission in Bucharest: mihai.moroiu@fulbright.ro 

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Communication
Computer Science
Information Sciences/Systems
Law
Mathematics
Political Science
Public Administration
Areas of Interest

All appropriate disciplines are encouraged to apply. Preferred specialization includes: digital society, digital humanities, the new media, Science, Technology and Society (STS), or cybersecurity.

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
Approximately 2
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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