Fulbright Scholar Program

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12261-PL
Fulbright Scholar Award

Media Literacy and Cybersecurity

Poland
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teach courses and seminars at the undergraduate and graduate level, assist with curriculum development and/or conduct research and other activities, as requested.

Enhance quality of media literacy education and development of cutting-edge cybersecurity studies, especially at the university level in Poland.

Scholars selected for this award can choose to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Three to five months
Award Dates

Awards are offered for 3 to 5 months for research projects and for 4 to 5 months (a semester) for teaching and teaching/research projects.

Teaching-only grants should be conducted between October 2022 and June 2023. 

Teaching/Research grants should be conducted between September 2022 and June 2023.  

Note on teaching activities: The winter semester lasts from October through January (4 months). The spring semester typically lasts from February to June (5 months), however it may be possible to agree with the Host Institution on dates from mid-February to mid-June comprising a 4-months period. 

Locations

Any appropriate institution, with leading department/faculty dedicated to teaching media literacy and/or best practices in cybersecurity such as a higher education institution, a research institute, a Polish Academy of Science unit, an international scientific institute or other scientific unit based in Poland.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

Candidates are sought in all appropriate disciplines with strong interest in digital society, digital humanities, the new media, 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) not 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
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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