Quick facts

    • Colorado
  • Full time
  • Recruitment

Categories:

  • Nordic Culture
  • Literature
  • Cultural studies
  • Social science

Subjects:

  • Phd
  • Researcher

Apply by: 2023-03-20

THE FULBRIGHT HILDEMAN FELLOW IN SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES

Published 2023-01-12

The Fulbright Commission will award the 2023–24 Hildeman Fellowship to teach and conduct research at the Nordic Program at the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Colorado Boulder, Spring semester of 2024.  

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of  Colorado at Boulder seeks a Hildeman Fellow to teach two undergraduate courses, one in  Contemporary Nordic Cultures and Societies/an introduction to Nordic societies and  cultures in a very broad sense, and one special topics course of the Fellow’s own development  and design.  

The successful candidate will have opportunities to engage across the university campus with  potential interdisciplinary and interdepartmental opportunities. 

The University of Colorado at Boulder was established as a state institution in 1876, against a  backdrop of the beautiful Flatiron Mountains northwest of Denver. Housed in one of the  oldest buildings on campus, the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and  Literatures encompasses the German; Russian, East European and Eurasian; and Nordic  Studies Programs, and boasts a long history of exceptional and award-winning teaching and  research. The German and Russian, East European and Eurasian Programs offer degrees in  both undergraduate and graduate studies; the Nordic Program offers a Minor, with several  classes counting towards a Certificate in Arctic Studies.  

More information is available at: 

https://www.colorado.edu/gsll/ and 

https://www.colorado.edu/virtualvisit/boulder-campus

The Hildeman Fellow will be expected to: 

  • Teach two assigned courses (in English) intended for upper-division undergraduates  Give at least one public lecture on a topic related to the scholar’s area of expertise Present at the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies (SASS) conference May 2024 (location to be announced).

Once selected, the details of the courses will be determined by the Hildeman Fellow in  discussion with the Department.  

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:  

  • A doctoral degree or equivalent  
  • Demonstrated university teaching experience in Scandinavian Studies  Demonstrated research portfolio in Scandinavian Studies  
  • Swedish citizenship  
  • Fluency in English  

Note that persons having dual citizenship with the United States or holding permanent  residence in the United States are not eligible to apply for Fulbright grants.  

FELLOWSHIP BENEFITS:  

  • A cash grant of SEK 125 000 for the 6-month period  
  • Round-trip travel between Sweden and the United States  
  • Baggage allowance of maximum SEK 1 400  
  • Sickness and accident insurance for the Fellow  

The link to the 2023–24 online application form and further details are available on the  Commission website at: www.fulbright.se under Grant Programs/Grants for Swedish  Citizens

The application deadline is March 20, 2023. 

Please contact Anna Appelberg at the Fulbright Commission with any questions at:  fulbright@fulbright.se

Similar jobs

Published: 2023-01-17
  • United Kingdom