Application deadline: Monday, 15 June
This is an opportunity in the Slavic, Pashto, and Persian Languages (SPP) Division within the School of Language Studies (SLS) in the Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State. The successful candidate will manage several (non-Russian) Slavic language programs and must pass certifications to administer and score official proficiency tests. Using professional linguistic skills, the language training supervisor will manage and direct a long-term training program; recruit, train, and develop language and culture instructors; and monitor language training program(s) to bring students to high levels of language proficiency. To apply, visit the web site.
Belgium Award #6154: NATO Security Studies
Spend the spring beginning in January 2017 teaching and conducting research in transatlantic security studies at the College of Europe in Brugge. This award is open to all levels of scholars including early career. You will also have the opportunity to visit NATO headquarters as part of the EU/NATO annual seminar organized by the Belgian Fulbright Commission.
We offer a variety of other opportunities in political science throughout the world and encourage you to review our offerings here.
Our Application Guidelines provide helpful tips to reference during the process, and we are happy to answer any questions you or your colleagues may have. We also encourage you to explore and register for one or more of our webinars, which provide more detailed insight into various parts of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar program. A complete schedule of upcoming and archived presentations can be found here.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the deadline for complete applications is 3 August 2015.
The final Cafe CSE for this semester will be Wednesday, 1 April at 4:00 p.m. in 238 HRCB and will feature Matt Ancell, Dennis Cutchins, and Christopher Oscarson.
Ancell is an associate professor of humanities and comparative literature and co-director of BYU’s International Cinema program. He received his PhD in comparative literature from the University of California–Irvine. His interests include the baroque in Spain and Italy, Montaigne and early modern skepticism, contemporary film, and deconstruction.
Cutchins is an associate professor of English and co-director Read More…
Pasi Sahlberg, a visiting professor of practice at Harvard University, will address the Finnish educational model on Thursday, 19 March at 5:00 p.m. in the HBLL auditorium.
Sahlberg is a Finnish educator, author, and scholar who has worked as schoolteacher, teacher educator, researcher, and policy advisor in Finland and has studied education systems and reforms around the world. His expertise includes school improvement, international education issues, classroom teaching and learning, and school leadership.
Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? (2011), his best-seller book, won the 2013 Grawemeyer Award. Read More…
Mikle South, Richard Hacken, and moderator: Frank Christianson will intersect humanities and neuroscience in this tale of the trees at Cafe CSE on Wednesday, 4 March at 4:00 p.m. in 238 HRCB. Environmental movements in Europe’s Romantic period turned rapidly to nationalism and war during the twentieth century. European studies librarian Richard Hacken and neuroscience professor Mikle South survey the imagined idea of fear and safety in the forest in the historical contest for German national identity.
South is an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience and received Read More…