Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12019-BC
Fulbright Scholar Award

Public Health

Botswana
Africa, Sub-Saharan

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teach undergraduate or graduate courses in specialized discipline. Develop curriculum, courses, and training manuals. Conduct staff development. Scholars may also conduct research in their area of specialization if available.

Scholars selected for this award will be required 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 designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Nine to 10 months
Award Dates

August 2022 to May 2023

Locations
  • Center for HIV/AIDS, University of Botswana
  • Department of Allied Health Sciences, Botho University
  • Department of Dietrics, Boitekanelo College

Please look under "Additional Comments" for insitution contact information.

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

University of Botswana welcomes applications in HIV/AIDS (anthropology, area studies, biological sciences, communications, economics, education, medical sciences, political science, psychology, public/global health, social work, sociology, history and environmental sciences).

Botho University welcomes applications in Health Information Management (disease coding, medical transcription, epidemiology, bio-statistics, health information management, medical databases, health ethics).

Boitekanelo College welcomes applications in the area of disease informatics, nutrition and occupational safety training.

Special Features

The host institution will provide all logistics with reference to accommodation and local transport arrangements in the first two weeks while the scholar is settling. A scholar in consultation with post may choose to work with several academic instituions but choosing one as the primary host.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
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.

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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