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University of Florida faculty can now apply for Summer 2021, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Visiting Professorships abroad with University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC), a study abroad organization and long-time partner of UF. USAC provides a teaching stipend and travel reimbursement.

About this Opportunity

Professors from University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Affiliate Universities have the unique opportunity to support the USAC mission and internationalize their home universities by teaching abroad. Visiting Professors establish contacts with foreign colleagues, enhance their own foreign language acquisition, strengthen and support international education and study abroad on campus, diversify course curriculum, and develop international relationships for research and other purposes.

Timeline for 2021-22 Visiting Professor Application Process

  • Fall 2019: Applications Open
  • Winter 2019: Application Deadline
  • Spring 2020: Application Review and Selection by USAC Board of Directors and Resident Directors
  • By May 2020: Visiting Professor Selection Notification to Applicants

Qualifications for Visiting Professorships

To be eligible to apply for the USAC Visiting Professorship, candidates must:

  • be full-time faculty members in good standing at a USAC Affiliate University
  • have at least a Master’s degree
  • be teaching at their home university the semester prior to their Visiting Professorship with plans to return to their home university after

Other key qualifications include:

  • superior teaching abilities reflected in student evaluation summaries
  • flexibility regarding international living and working conditions, esp. with regards to teaching technology and schedules
  • active participation in publicizing and recruiting for their course(s) and program to ensure sufficient course enrollment
  • willingness to enthusiastically experience local culture with students
  • contribution to the host university overseas, in addition to teaching the selected course(s)

Locations include Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Brazil, Thailand, and many others. For a complete list of locations, information about stipends and logistics, and the application form here.

Please submit your application by the UFIC Deadline of Tuesday, November 18th 2019. Please send your application to JulieFes@ufic.ufl.edu

For questions about this opportunity, please reach out to:

Dr. Susanne Hill - Executive Director, UFIC – shill@ufic.ufl.edu
Dr. Sandra Russo - Director, Office for Global Research Engagement, UFIC - srusso@ufic.ufl.edu
Paloma Rodriguez, Director, Office of Global Learning, UFIC, prodriguez@ufic.ufl.edu