The 2018 Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program will bring young professors from Lebanon to the United States for faculty development, mentoring, and cultural exchange activities in the fields of Rural and Economic Development and English Language including linguistics and Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from July 8 through September 16, 2018. During this 10 week program, professors will be introduced to new teaching and research methods, observe classes, attend seminars, and develop linkages with American faculty through weekly mentoring sessions.
Young university professors who are Lebanese or long-term Palestinian residents in Lebanon having a minimum of an MA/MS degree with at least five years of university-level teaching experience OR a Ph.D. and no more than five years of teaching experience. MA/MS holders who are currently enrolled in a doctoral program must possess at least three years of teaching experience.
Interested candidates should visit the program page on the website at https://lb.usembassy.gov/2018-fulbright-junior-faculty-development-program-deadline-december-4-2017/ to learn more about the program and fill the online application. The application deadline is DECEMBER 4, 2017.
The U.S. Department of State will be covering almost all expenses that are associated with the program including, an administrative stipend, travel and professional development allowances, housing, round-trip international airfare, visa application fees and a health insurance.
The program is a great opportunity for young professors that would build their capacities and advance their skills to better serve their home universities in Lebanon.