The Fulbright Bicentennial Chair was the first chair in the Fulbright Distinguished Scholars Program. The Bicentennial Chair holder plays a crucial role in developing the interdisciplinary approach to American studies found at the University of Helsinki and at other Finnish universities with American studies programs. The recipient of this award will teach one survey course per semester directed to third-year BA students; teach one seminar per semester in their area of expertise to master's level students; be invited to participate in the program's Ph.D. seminar and in development of the North American Studies program in general; be encouraged to network and create linkages throughout Finland and give occasional guest lectures at other Finnish universities; and be invited to participate in Fulbright Finland Foundation (the Finnish Fulbright commission) activities as an application reviewer and interviewer. This award is open to any project in the disciplines listed on the award's website, however, there is interest in scholars who are in particular specialty areas. A letter of invitation should not be sought. Applicants are expected to display a high-quality publication record, including scholarly monographs, in addition to excellent teaching credentials. Rank must be associate or full professor. Please visit the award's website for more information about the benefits of the award and the required materials for application.
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