The University of Washington has announced the competition for the 2014-15 Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies. This position, open to Canadian scholars, scientists, practitioners or community/political leaders is the first of its kind in the nation. The successful applicant will lead an undergraduate seminar in Arctic studies, present a public lecture on the Arctic and undertake various arctic initiatives with different UW colleagues. They will receive $25,000 USD for a two quarter residency at the University of Washington, Seattle.
The Canada Fulbright Visiting Chair in Arctic Studies is supported by the UW Office of Global Affairs, the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Social Sciences Division, College of Arts and Sciences, College of the Environment, and the Foundation for Educational Exchange Between Canada and the United States of America, Ottawa. The Canadian Studies Center, in the Jackson School, serves as the hosting unit for the Arctic Chair.
The application deadline is November 15th, 2013. The application can be found here.
More information on the Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies at UW can be found here.
For any questions: please contact:
Fulbright Canada, Brad Hector, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Washington, Canadian Studies Center, email@example.com