The Fulbright 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. Today it is one of the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. 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 PhD 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. 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. Additionally, candidates in all Fulbright programs are reviewed on the project's contribution to the objectives of the Fulbright Program as well as on the adaptability and suitability of the candidate to act as a Fulbright ambassador for the U.S. in Finland. Please visit the award's website for more information.
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