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Fulbright - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Visiting Professor

DEADLINE September 16
STARTING DATE October 2020 or March 2021
LOCATION University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
COMMENTS This grant is generously funded by the host institution

Location: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)

Benefits: €5,000 per month, a travel grant of €1,000, and health and accident insurance. Housing costs are paid by the grantee.

Language: The working language is English. Some knowledge of German is advantageous but not required.

Eligibility: All applicants must have US Citizenship.
(US Green Card, Permanent Residency or Residency Permit is not sufficient)

Qualifications: Open to associate and full professors and to researchers with equivalent qualifications.

Grant Activity: A flexible combination of teaching and research activities that entails at least two class sessions (90 minutes each) per week and may include advising or supervising advanced students. Format, content and level of the individual courses (advanced undergraduate and graduate) are negotiated with the host institution.

Specialization(s): The host institution seeks candidates with excellent research record in one of the fields represented within the Department of Forest and Soil Sciences especially in the fields of forest ecosystems at any scale from molecular to landscape, within any of the following disciplines or preferably cross-disciplinary: forest ecology, silviculture, soil science, forest mensuration, forest modelling, forest engineering, forest entomology, forest pathology. The visiting professor should collaborate with a wide range of experts within the Department and beyond (especially the neighbouring Departments of the department of integrative biology and biodiversity research, and the department of water, atmosphere and environment). The visiting professor should engage in related coursework and in supervision of BOKU graduate students.

Comments: This award is generously funded by the host institution.

Contact Information: In case of questions about BOKU and its academic programs, please contact Margarita Calderon-Peter (International Relations)

Recipients of this award

  • Nicola Pohl, Indiana University, 2019-20
  • Henry Klaiber, Ohio State University, 2018-2019
  • Elowyn Yager, University of Idaho, 2017-2018
  • Christian Renschler, The State University of New York at Buffalo, 2015-2016
  • Samuel Zeveloff, Weber State University, 2014-2015
  • Nurhan Dunford, Oklahoma State University, 2013-2014
  • John Ralph, University of Wisconsin, 2012-2013
  • Clay Sneller, Ohio State University, 2011-2012
  • James Bingen, Michigan State University, 2009-2010
  • Slawomir Hermanowicz, University of California - Berkeley, 2008-2009