Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (funded by The Australian National University)
The Australian National University (ANU) is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. Its location points to a unique history, with ties to the Australian Government and special standing as a resource for the Australian people. ANU is Australia’s number one ranked university and 27th in the world (QS 2022 World University Rankings). It has built an outstanding international reputation for the quality of its research, its academics who lead public discourse, and the calibre of its graduates. In the humanities, arts and social sciences, ANU boasts 10 disciplines ranked first in Australia, four of which are in the top 10 globally, namely Philosophy (5th), Anthropology (5th), Geography (7th), and Politics and International Relations (9th).
ANU’s focus on the value of research underpins their approach to education, ensuring their graduates are in demand the world-over for their abilities to understand and apply vision and creativity to addressing complex contemporary challenges.
Open to distinguished academics at the level of Associate Professor and Professor, the Distinguished Chair position aims to promote collaborative research between faculty in Australia and the United States in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at The Australian National University (ANU). It is not necessary for the research to be specifically about Australia, but rather the aims should be on developing collaborative research capacities in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences with ANU faculty. Positions will be for 5 months.
The Distinguished Chair will engage with faculty, staff and students through guest lectures, seminars, and one-on-one interactions and will explore long-term collaborations and institutional linkages between their home institution and the ANU.
ANU is committed to supporting diversity, including the advancement of women’s careers. The University would particularly welcome applications from outstanding women and minority groups, at the level of, or on the trajectory to full Professor.
ANU is seeking applicants in the fields of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
- A monthly stipend for 5 months
- Accommodation allowance for 5 months
- Generous international travel entitlement
- Travel allowance for an Australian lecture tour
- Health coverage under Medicare (Scholar only)
- Health and Accident Insurance (ASPE) to maximum of US$100,000 (Scholar only)
- Access to Fulbright Alumni in the US and Australia for social and professional networking
- Support from the Fulbright Commission to assist with administration, visas and general enquiries.
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Please note that applicants are required to include a letter of invitation from ANU with their application.
Please contact Professor Rae Frances, Dean of the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (firstname.lastname@example.org). to discuss projects, and obtain the required letter.
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