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Fulbright - University of Salzburg Visiting Professor

DEADLINE September 16
STARTING DATE October 2020 or March 2021
LOCATION University of Salzburg
COMMENTS This grant is generously funded by the host institution

Location: Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria.

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

Language: Lecturing may be done in English; additional German language proficiency is an advantage, but not a requirement.

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

Qualifications: Open to faculty of all academic ranks with a PhD, appropriate teaching experience and relevant expertise.

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.

Specialization(s): The Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences of the University of Salzburg is interested in interdisciplinary approaches and seeks applications from researchers in Central / East-Central European History with a specialization in the research field of Habsburg Studies. We especially encourage applications from researchers focusing on questions of national identity, ethnic and confessional minorities and multinational statehood. A focus on historical themes or topics that are of continuing relevance to contemporary society may be beneficial. The successful candidate will have a profile complementary to those of current faculty.

The Fulbright - University of Salzburg Visiting Professor will engage in the following activities:

  • Teaching of two class sessions within the newly revised Master's program.
  • Presentation and discussion of research findings with advanced students and faculty.
  • Participation in joint workshops and seminars with the host institution
  • Participation in joint workshops and seminars with neighboring universities (e.g. in the context of our research networks or winter schools).

Contact Information: If you have questions about the Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences, please consult the university website or contact Benjamin Gauss (International Office).

Recipients of this award

  • Isaac Larsen, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 2019-20
  • Katherine Hertlein, University of Nevada - Las Vegas, 2018-2019
  • Corey Dolgon, Stonehill College, 2017-2018
  • Anthony Robinson, Pennsylvania State University, 2016-2017
  • Solomon Harrar, University of Kentucky, 2015-2016
  • Mark Weiner, Rutgers University, 2014-2015
  • Suzanne Sinke, Florida State University, 2012-2013
  • Harry Flechtner, University of Pittsburgh, 2011-2012
  • Isaac Kalimi, University of Chicago, 2010-2011
  • Larry Schook, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, 2009-2010
  • Starr Hiltz, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2008-2009
  • William Paul Franke, Vanderbilt University, 2006-2007
  • Robert Arking, Wayne State University, 2005-2006
  • Norman Yetman, University of Kansas, 2004-2005
  • Roger Billings, Northern Kentucky University, 2003-2004
  • Husain Kassim, University of Central Florida, 2002-2003
  • Stanley Finney, California State University - Long Beach, 2002-2002
  • Lewis Erenberg, Loyola University Chicago, 2000-2001