PUCRS to host Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award in Democracy, Human Rights and Violence Prevention

Agreement between PUCRS and the international organization supports participation of US scholars at the University

15/03/2021 - 08h46

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After completing the selection process for the Distinguished Chair in Neurosciences, PUCRS now has a new open opportunity in Democracy, Human Rights and Violence Prevention (Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award in Democracy, Human Rights and Violence Prevention) for US mid-career or senior academics to engage in teaching and research activities at PUCRS Graduate Programs.

This is an opportunity to expand and strengthen relationships with US researchers and institutions, which can make a significant impact to the internationalization process of the University’s graduate programs.

About the award

The scholar will develop research projects within one or more of the following disciplines, according to his/her expertise: law, justice and human rights, opportunities for minorities and the impacts of violence on mental health, social development and cultural diversity. Registrations are open until September 15, 2021.

Successful candidates will be conducting their activities at PUCRS for a period of 3-4 months. The first possible start date is July 1, 2022, and the last possible end date is September 30, 2023.

Applicants must be US citizens (individuals with dual citizenship are also eligible), hold a PhD or equivalent degree and relevant academic experience. Grants are open to full professors or researchers with 7 years of experience or more. Applicants should visit the Fulbright website to find out more about the application process. Click here.