Mildred Miller Fort Foundation Visiting Scholar in European Studies
Columbus State University is seeking a distinguished visiting scholar to serve as the 17th Mildred Miller Fort Foundation Visiting Scholar in European Studies. Past visiting scholars include Cathie Carmichael, David Wilcock, Michael Schulz, Reneo Lukic, Jeffrey Hill, Igor Kuzmin, Klas Borell, Maya Soboleva, Mario Kessler, Rebecca Pelan, Zoltán Berényi, Marina Dabić, Dorin Andrica, Paul Galbraith, Michael Parker, Doru Pop, and Hugo Martín-Abad.
The Fort Foundation Visiting Scholar will demonstrate expertise in his/her field. Desirable fields in European studies include (but are not limited to) art, biology, business, communication, counseling, economics, teacher education, English literature, European languages, health science, history, international relations, life sciences, marketing, music, philosophy, physical sciences, politics, public health, and theatre.
The one semester (four-month) appointment will begin January 2019 subject to funding availability. The visiting scholar will teach two courses and be involved with outreach activities, typically conducted in the English language. The endowed chair provides remuneration corresponding to a full professorship, commensurate with experience. Accommodation will be provided. In addition, shorter appointments of ½ a semester (January to early March or mid-March to early May) will be considered.
To submit a complete application, please send the following items:
- Statement of interest
- List of proposed teaching courses
- Proposed campus or community program(s)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Photocopy of the graduate transcript(s) (or diploma) and
- Names and contact information for three references
Please submit the application packet to
Dr. Eric Spears, Executive Director
Center for Global Engagement
Columbus State University
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
Only complete applications will be considered. Nominations are also strongly encouraged. Columbus State University is an AA/EOE.
Columbus State University
Columbus State University is a comprehensive university within the University System of Georgia. It enrolls more than 8,400 students and is located in Columbus, Georgia, a metropolitan area of 250,000, ninety miles southwest of Atlanta. Columbus has a vital and supportive arts community and is home to the Columbus Museum, The River Center for the Performing Arts, the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Corn Center for the Visual Arts, Theatre on the Park and the Springer Opera House. An informative website for the city of Columbus may be found at http://www.visitcolumbusga.com/. Relevant university websites include www.columbusstate.edu/ and http://cie.columbusstate.edu/. Columbus State University is an AA/EOE employer.
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