Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad

USAC Visiting Professor Program

Are you a Loyola professor interested in teaching abroad?  Loyola Study Abroad and its partner provider, the University Studies Abroad Consortium, are seeking applicants for Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 Visiting Professorships.

Application Deadline: Monday, 12/03/2018

Professors from University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Affiliate Universities (Loyola is an affiliate university) have the unique opportunity to teach 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.

The mission of USAC is to provide students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, experiences, and attitudes that are necessary to prepare them for the global society of the 21st century. The Consortium’s goals are to administer study abroad programs for undergraduate and graduate students and to internationalize Affiliate Universities by offering teaching opportunities abroad and faculty exchanges, establishing links to strengthen institutional teaching and research, contributing to university diversification by facilitating the recruitment of foreign faculty and students, and supporting international initiatives on campus.

Fall 2018

Applications Open

Winter 2018

Application Deadline

Spring 2019

Application Review and Selection by USAC Board of Directors and Resident Directors

By May 2019

Visiting Professor Selection Notification to Applicants

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

  • be full-time faculty members in good standing at Loyola,
  • have at least a Master’s degree, AND
  • be teaching at Loyola the semester prior to their Visiting Professorship with plans to return to Loyola

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; 
  • willingness to enthusiastically experience local culture with students; 
  • contribution to the host university overseas, in addition to teaching the selected course(s); AND
  • active participation in publicizing and recruiting for their course(s) and program to ensure sufficient course enrollment

You may notice that USAC offers programs that are not listed in this application.  USAC has two program models – Specialty Programs and Partnership Programs.  Specialty Programs are those in which USAC operates the entire program, including hiring faculty, setting curriculum, and hiring Visiting Professors. Partnership Programs are those in which USAC facilitates an opportunity for U.S.-based students to take courses at the host city’s university.  For Partnership Programs, USAC is not involved in setting curriculum or hiring faculty; our students enroll directly into the host city’s university for that term and take courses from their professors and their faculty. As a result, only USAC Specialty Programs are open to Visiting Professors.

 

Summer and semester positions are available at USAC Specialty Program sites; the most desired subject areas in specific terms and locations are listed below. Proposed courses should be related to the program site/region/nation, or somehow relevant to being taught in an international setting. Language of instruction may be English or the appropriate foreign language. Please consult the USAC website (usac.edu) for program descriptions, entire course offerings, and sample program calendars to understand the context in which your proposed course will be taught. Visiting Professors teach one 3-credit course (unless otherwise noted) during the summer and two 3-credit courses during the semester.

 

Please look through the entire table of openings on this page carefully, as some subjects are listed in multiple areas, and some program locations are listed under both sides of the table for different subjects.

Summer programs range from 3-6 weeks in length. Session lengths are occasionally adjusted, and you can find the most recent program calendars on our website for reference.

Arts

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Czech Republic (Prague): art history

France (Lyon): architecture, art history (all periods), cinema studies

France (Pau): French professors teaching a 1-credit course in art/other subjects in relation to France

Ireland (Galway): Faculty with a strong focus on Irish studies in their research – teaching film, Irish popular music, art history, art

Italy (Torino): architecture/design (modern, urban, industrial, architecture history)

Italy (Viterbo): art history, travel photography

Spain (Madrid): art, photography, music

Chile (Santiago): Latin American arts

China (Shanghai): film studies, art, design

Costa Rica (Heredia): art history

Ghana (Accra): music, theatre

Ireland (Cork): music

Poland (Kraków): Polish arts, art history

Business

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Brazil (Florianopólis): business and economics

China (Shanghai): e-commerce, economics, finance, international business, international trade, marketing, management, supply chain management, gaming economy, human resource management, business ethics, leadership, logistics, business law

England (London): business, economics, international business

Italy (Torino): international business, leadership, marketing, management, operations management

Italy (Verona): business management, international business, tourism business/marketing/management, fashion business/marketing/management, hospitality management, international strategic management, business communication, international sport business, international marketing, entertaining/event planning marketing/management

Poland (Kraków): economics, international marketing, international management

Spain (Bilbao): business ethics, international business and trade law, international organizational behavior, managerial decision making, international strategy, business negotiation, entrepreneurship, innovation, international RRHH management, operations management, supply chain management

Thailand (Chiang Mai): business

China (Chengdu): economy

Costa Rica (Heredia): business, economics

Ghana (Accra): business, economics

Spain (Alicante): economics

Spain (Valencia): international business

Communications/Journalism

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

France (Pau): French professors teaching a 1-credit course travel writing/ other subjects in relation to France

Italy (Reggio Emilia): communication, health communication, communication and gender

Italy (Viterbo): journalism (travel writing, photography, travel photography)

Spain (Madrid): photography

China (Chengdu): intercultural communication

Ireland (Galway): Faculty with a strong focus on Irish studies in their research/creative non-fiction, media studies

Italy (Torino): intercultural communication

Spain (Alicante): intercultural communication, public relations, travel writing

Spain (Madrid): travel writing

Spain (San Sebastián): travel writing

Education

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Italy (Reggio Emilia): education (early childhood education, elementary education, secondary education, comparative education systems, multicultural education, Reggio education/other education, philosophies)

China (Chengdu): teaching English as a foreign language

China (Shanghai): teaching English as a foreign language, education

Cost Rica (Heredia): education

 

Foreign Language/Cultural Studies

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Brazil (Florianopólis): Latin American studies, Brazilian culture

Chile (Santiago): cultural area studies, Latin American studies

China (Chengdu): Chinese, Southeast Asian culture

Costa Rice (Heredia): Latin American studies, linguistics

Costa Rice (Puntarenas): 1-credit cultural area studies      

Costa Rice (San Ramón): 1-credit cultural area studies

Cuba (La Habana): Cuban culture, Cuban history

Czech Republic (Prague): Central European studies

France (Lyon): European/Francophone studies

France (Pau): French professors teaching a 1-credit course in literature, culture, history, art, travel writing, other subjects in relation to France

Germany (Lüneburg): cultural area studies

Ghana (Accra): African studies

India (Bengaluru): cultural area studies

Ireland (Cork): cultural area studies, Irish folklore

Ireland (Galway): Faculty with a strong focus on Irish studies in their research - teaching about Ireland/EU

Italy (Reggio Emilia): culture and food

Italy (Verona): culture and food

Italy (Viterbo): cultural area studies (food and culture)

Poland (Kraków): Jewish/Holocaust studies, Central European studies, Polish culture

Spain (Alicante): cultural area studies, linguistics

Spain (Madrid): cultural area studies

Spain (San Sebastián): cultural area studies

Thailand (Chiang Mai): cultural studies, Asian religion studies

Thailand (Khon Kaen): Asian religious studies, cultural studies

China (Chengdu): teaching English as a foreign language

China (Shanghai): teaching English as a foreign language

England (London): cultural area studies

 

Health/Life Sciences

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Brazil (Florianopólis): environmental science and conservation

Costa Rica (Heredia): biology, ecology, environmental science

Costa Rica (Puntarenas): biology, ecology, environmental science

Costa Rica (San Ramón): biology, ecology, environmental science, health science, tropical life science

Germany (Lüneburg): environmental science, sustainability (of particular interest)

Ghana (Accra): public health

India (Bengaluru): global health

Italy (Reggio Emilia): health, global health, public health, aging (health /sociology), comparative health, women’s health, sports and health, nutrition, food and culture, kinesiology, psychology

Spain (Valencia): biology - Limited lab access will be available (scheduled around host university need of access) but may result in a surcharge for the students.

Thailand (Khon Kaen): health education, health sciences, nursing, aging/aging in society/gerontology, psychology, comparative health issues, health/nutrition

China (Shanghai): environmental studies

Costa Rica (Heredia): psychology

India (Bengaluru): health

Ireland (Cork): critical health studies

Spain (Alicante): psychology

Social Sciences/Humanities

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Chile (Santiago): Latin American politics, history, human rights, political science, sociology, and anthropology

China (Chengdu): international relations, political science

China (Shanghai): business law, business ethics

Cuba (La Habana): Cuban history, international political economy, international relations, North-South relations, political science

Czech Republic (Prague): Central European studies, history, anthropology, political science

France (Lyon): European/Francophone studies

France (Pau): French professors teaching a 1-credit course in literature, culture, history, other subjects in relation to France

Germany (Lüneburg): history, political science, or European studies, sustainability

Ghana (Accra): development studies, women’s studies, political science

India (Bengaluru): human rights, global issues, political science, sociology, urban studies, women’s studies

Ireland (Cork): Irish folklore, political science

Ireland (Galway): Faculty with a strong focus on Irish studies in their research - teaching archeology, history of Ireland and immigration, medieval studies, migration studies, religion, or Ireland and the EU

Italy (Torino): political science

Italy (Viterbo): history, geography

Poland (Kraków): Jewish/Holocaust studies, Central European studies, politics, EU issues, Polish history, WW2 history, religious studies

Spain (Alicante): gender/women’s studies, literature, political science, sociology (Europe and Mediterranean specific)

Spain (Bilbao): business ethics, international business and trade law

Spain (San Sebastián): political science, history, gender/women’s studies, sociology, literature - in English or Spanish

Thailand (Chiang Mai): Asian religious studies, political science

Thailand (Khon Kaen): Asian religious studies, psychology

Brazil (Florianópolis): anthropology, sociology, international relations, politics, international development, social development

China (Chengdu): anthropology, intercultural communication

China (Shanghai): political science, international affairs, religious studies, history

Costa Rica (Heredia): political science, art history, history, literature, psychology, sociology, anthropology

England (London): political science

Ghana (Accra): sociology, literature, anthropology

Italy (Reggio Emilia): psychology, sociology, food and culture

Spain (Alicante): psychology

Spain (Madrid): gender/women’s studies, political science, travel writing

Thailand (Chiang Mai): gender studies

 

STEM/Agriculture

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Brazil (Florianopólis): environmental science and conservation

Costa Rica (Heredia): biology, ecology, environmental science

Germany (Lüneburg): environmental science, sustainability (of particular interest)

Costa Rica (Puntarenas): biology, ecology, environmental science

Costa Rica (San Ramón): biology, ecology, environmental science, health science, tropical life science

Spain (Valencia): STEM (especially biology) - Limited lab access will be available (scheduled around host university need of access) but may result in a surcharge for the students.

China (Shanghai): environmental studies

Czech Republic (Prague): science/technology

You can find the most recent program calendars on the USAC website for reference.  Semester terms follow the typical U.S. academic calendar.

Arts

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Czech Republic Prague art history

France Lyon architecture, art history all periods, cinema studies, drawing, photography

Italy Torino architecture and design design modern, urban, industrial, architecture history etc.

Italy Viterbo cinema, photography, travel photography

Spain Madrid art, photography

China Chengdu art history

China Shanghai art, design, film studies

Costa Rica Heredia art history

Costa Rice Puntarenas art history

France Pau art history, cinema, film

Germany Lüneburg art history

Ghana Accra theater

Poland Kraków art, art history

Business

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Brazil Florianopólis economics, international business

China Shanghai international business, economics, marketing, management, logistics, supply chain, finance, entrepreneurship, e-commerce, public relations, business ethics, business law, business psychology, human resource management, hospitality management, gaming economy, leadership

Italy Torino general business, international business, finance, operations management, leadership, economics, management, marketing, advertising, public relations, viticulture and wine related business/marketing fall preferred

Spain Bilbao international business, business law, international law, e-commerce, international marketing, international management, business ethics, operations management, supply chain management. Fall  e-commerce, business law, international law, business ethics; Spring international HR management, international business strategy, or international operations management

Thailand Chiang Mai business, economics

China Chengdu business, economics

Costa Rica Heredia business, economics

Costa Rice Puntarenas business, economics

Czech Republic Prague business, economics

France Pau business, economics

Germany Lüneburg business, economics

Ghana Accra business, economics

Spain Alicante economics, public relations, tourism

Spain Madrid business, economics, tourism

Spain Valencia international business

Uruguay Montevideo business

 

 

 

Communications/Journalism

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Chile Santiago journalism

Italy Reggio Emilia communication, communication and gender, health communication/promotion

Italy Viterbo   journalism travel writing, photography, travel photography

 

China Chengdu writing, intercultural communication

China Shanghai intercultural communication

France Pau journalism, travel writing

Italy Torino intercultural communication

Spain Alicante journalism, intercultural communication, travel writing

Education

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Italy Reggio Emilia education early childhood education, elementary education, secondary education, comparative education systems, Reggio education/other education philosophies, multicultural education

China Chengdu teaching English as a second language, education

China Shanghai education, teaching English as a second language

Costa Rica Heredia education

Costa Rica Puntarenas education

France Pau education

Germany Lüneburg education

Spain Alicante education

Spain Madrid education

Uruguay Montevideo education

Foreign Language/Cultural Studies

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Brazil Florianopólis Brazilian culture

Chile Santiago Latin American studies

China Chengdu Chinese culture, linguistics

Costa Rica Heredia Latin American studies, culture, linguistics

Costa Rice Puntarenas Latin American studies, culture, linguistics

France Lyon European/Francophone studies, linguistics, culture

France Pau European studies, linguistics

Germany Lüneburg European studies, linguistics

Ghana Accra African studies

Italy Torino Italian studies film/culture

Poland Kraków Polish culture, Jewish/Holocaust studies, Central European studies

Spain Alicante culture, linguistics, EU topics

Thailand Chiang Mai cultural studies, Asian religion studies

Thailand Khon Kaen cultural studies, Asian religion studies

China Shanghai cultural area studies

Italy Viterbo cultural area studies

Uruguay Montevideo Latin American studies

Life Sciences/Health

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Brazil Florianopólis environmental science, natural resource management and conservation

China Shanghai business psychology

Costa Rica Heredia biology, ecology, environmental science

Costa Rice Puntarenas biology, ecology, environmental science

Costa Rica San Ramón biology, ecology, health sciences, tropical life sciences

Germany Lüneburg sustainability, environmental science of particular interest

Ghana Accra public health

Italy Reggio Emilia multicultural education health, global health, public health, aging health /sociology , comparative health, personal health and wellness, women’s health, nutrition, kinesiology, sports and health, psychology, cognitive psychology

Spain San Sebastián psychology

Spain Valencia Biology - Limited lab access will be available scheduled around host university need of access but may result in a surcharge for the students.

Thailand Khon Kaen health education, health sciences, nursing, aging/aging in society/gerontology, comparative health issues, health/nutrition, psychology

Brazil Florianopólis health science

China Chengdu environmental science, psychology

China Shanghai environmental studies

Costa Rica Heredia psychology

Costa Rica Puntarenas psychology

France Pau geology in relation to the Pyrenees , ecology/environmental science these are of particular interest, including forestry, restoration, climate, etc. , psychology

Germany Lüneburg psychology

Spain Alicante environmental studies, psychology

Spain Madrid Environmental science, psychology

Thailand Chiang Mai environmental studies

Social Sciences/Humanities

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Brazil Florianopólis Latin American/Brazilian history

Chile Santiago anthropology Latin American cultures , Latin American studies, Latin American politics, human rights, international relations, sociology, political science

China Shanghai business ethics, business law, business psychology

Costa Rica Heredia Latin American studies, culture

Costa Rice Puntarenas Latin American studies, culture

Czech Republic Prague Central European studies, political science, history

France Lyon European/Francophone studies

France Pau European studies

Germany Lüneburg European studies

Ghana Accra development studies, women’s studies, sociology, anthropology, political science

Italy Reggio Emilia psychology, cognitive psychology

Italy Torino International affairs, political science, EU issues, UN issues, diplomacy, human rights, Italian studies film/culture

Italy Viterbo history, ancient history

Poland Kraków Jewish/Holocaust studies, Central European studies, politics, EU issues, Polish history, WW2 history, Polish culture, religious studies

Spain Alicante gender/women’s studies, EU topics

Spain Madrid anthropology, history, international law, political science, sociology

Spain San Sebastián psychology

Thailand Chiang Mai Asian religion studies, cultural studies, political science, social science, anthropology

Thailand Khon Kaen cultural studies, Asian religion studies

Uruguay Montevideo gender studies

Brazil Florianopólis international relations, international development, politics, social development

China Chengdu history, literature, political science, psychology, sociology, anthropology

China Shanghai international affairs, political science, history, film, religious studies

Costa Rica Heredia anthropology, history, literature, political science, psychology, sociology

Costa Rica Puntarenas anthropology, history, literature, political science, psychology, sociology

Czech Republic Prague anthropology

France Lyon history, literature, political science, sociology, anthropology

France Pau anthropology, culture, history, literature, political science, psychology, sociology, travel writing

Germany Lüneburg anthropology, history, literature, political science, psychology, culture

Ghana Accra literature, history

Italy Reggio Emilia sociology

Italy Viterbo anthropology, geography, Italian literature

Spain Alicante anthropology, archeology, culture, geography, history, literature, political science, psychology, sociology, travel writing

Spain Madrid psychology, gender/women’s studies

Thailand Khon Kaen psychology

Uruguay Montevideo Latin American studies, literature

 

STEM

Programs with a focus in this discipline

Programs also open to this discipline

Brazil Florianopólis environmental science, natural resource management and conservation

Costa Rica Heredia biology, ecology, environmental science

Costa Rice Puntarenas biology, ecology, environmental science

Costa Rica San Ramón biology, ecology, environmental science, tropical life science, health science

Germany Lüneburg sustainability, environmental science of particular interest

Spain Valencia STEM areas especially Biology Limited lab access will be available scheduled around host university need of access but may result in a surcharge for the students.

China Chengdu environmental science

China Shanghai environmental studies

Czech Republic Prague science, technology

France Pau geology in relation to the Pyrenees, ecology, environmental science particularly interested in forestry, restoration, climate, etc.

Spain Alicante environmental science

Spain Madrid Environmental science

Thailand Chiang Mai environmental studies

 

Summer Session Programs:

  • Visiting Professors (VPs) in Summer Sessions teach one course.
  • Summer VPs are hired and paid directly by USAC as contract employees.
  • Summer VPs are compensated as follows:
    • 1-credit course in a 3- or 4-week program:  $1500 (gross) and travel reimbursement
    • 1-credit course in a 5+ week program:  $1850 (gross) and travel reimbursement
    • 3-credit course in a 3- or 4-week program:  $2750 (gross) and travel reimbursement
    • 3-credit course in a 5+ week program:  $3450 (gross) and travel reimbursement

Semester Programs:

  • Semester Visiting Professors (VPs) usually teach two 3-credit courses.
  • There are three options for structuring a Semester Visiting Professorship:
    • Faculty Exchange: We encourage the Visiting Professor’s department to consider replacement faculty from one of our host universities abroad to fill the Visiting Professor’s position while teaching abroad for USAC. In the event of an exchange, the exchange professor would teach two courses in the Visiting Professor’s department for a salary of $11,000 paid by USAC, and the Visiting Professor’s department would receive $1,000 from USAC to minimize administrative burdens such as visa processing and assistance in locating housing. The home department will inform USAC of the desired characteristics of the exchange professor and USAC will solicit applications based on these preferences. The home department will review applications and will select the candidate of their choosing. The USAC Visiting Professor will receive his/her regular salary, benefits and status from the Home University during his/her semester abroad, according to the policies and procedures of the Home University.
    • Departmental Reimbursement: Visiting Professors who will receive their regular salary, benefits and status from the Home University during their semester abroad (according to the policies and procedures of the Home University) and will not be paid directly by USAC. Instead, their home department will receive $11,000 to help defray replacement expenses for the semester of the Visiting Professor’s participation abroad.
    • Direct payment by USAC: Visiting Professors who will not be under contractual obligation with their home university during their semester abroad can be hired as contract employees and paid the $11,000 directly by USAC for teaching the two USAC courses.
  • Regardless of the option chosen, USAC will provide a travel reimbursement.

Logistical Considerations Pertaining to All Visiting Professors:

  • USAC provides assistance in locating housing abroad, but VPs are responsible for any costs. While exact prices cannot be established until closer to departure, we can share pricing from previous years with you upon request.
  • While USAC will provide any assistance it can to determine and help obtain any necessary visas for Visiting Professors, it is ultimately the responsibility of each Visiting Professor to research and obtain the appropriate visa. If you plan to extend your time abroad beyond your teaching assignment, keep in mind that USAC can only assist with obtaining a visa for the term you are teaching. It may be difficult to obtain a visa for a longer duration, and in most cases you will be required to be physically in the U.S. when you apply for your visa.
  • Visiting Professors may enroll in most USAC courses at no cost. Any optional/additional expenses for housing, participating in optional tours, meals, health insurance, textbooks, flights, courses with additional fees, etc., will be paid for by the Visiting Professor.
  • Qualified dependents and companions of faculty are eligible to take USAC courses at a discounted rate (contact VisitingProfessors@usac.edu for more details).

Expectations for All Visiting Professors:

  • Upon selection into the Visiting Professor program, your participation is still contingent upon student enrollments. USAC courses will only be confirmed if at least 5 students are enrolled in each Visiting Professor course by around the application close date.
  • It is expected that Visiting Professors attend and participate in the on-site orientation. Be prepared to introduce yourself and your course (this is your last opportunity to recruit additional students). It is also expected that you share your own international experience (if applicable), your motivations/goals for going abroad, how it affects/ties in with your research, course development, etc.
  • You will be expected to live in the city where your USAC program is located in order to allow you to fully participate in all aspects of the program inside and outside the classroom. VPs are required to stay until the program ends.
  • While on site, you are expected to become a part of the program and/or host community. Please give some thought to how you could contribute to the campus or local community through activities such as giving a presentation to local faculty or the general public, tying in your work with local events, organizing a workshop, etc. There is a lot of room for your own ideas here.  Please be aware that, depending on the location, host university campuses may not have as many local faculty members present during the summer months.
  • Upon return, Visiting Professors will complete at least one project to help internationalize their home campus. These projects may include but are not limited to presenting research, writing testimonials or newsletter articles, or giving presentations to faculty or students.
  • Visiting Professors are expected to actively participate in informing their students about their program and course in order to ensure sufficient enrollment.

Summer

1 course will be chosen

Semester

2 courses will be chosen

 

Please propose at least two courses and up to five. This is your chance to propose a new teaching direction within your area of expertise, a location-specific version of a course you teach in your home department, or some of your most rewarding and interesting courses. This is an opportunity to both improve/refine pre-existing courses and to stretch into new directions and areas. Upon review of your proposed courses, CV, and location preferences, it is possible that you will be asked to teach a course other than your top proposed courses. Keep in mind that after selection, your course will need to be approved at multiple different USAC Affiliate Universities and your own home department. USAC may request a draft syllabus as part of the pre-selection vetting process. For courses to be articulated within the Business School, a terminal degree is required.

Notes for proposing the best courses:

  • Most students are undergraduate sophomore or junior level students that want 300+ courses; however, an introductory course may, on occasion, be appropriate. Graduate level (400/600) are often suitable.
  • Most students will be from the US (with a few international or local students)
  • Foreign language courses (ex. Advanced Spanish) are taught, by design, by local faculty only.
  • Interesting course titles are great! However, make sure the course topic is easily discernable by the title.
  • Refer to the USAC website and/or the current catalog to understand the current course offerings and special areas of focus in a given program location

Consider how your proposed course would fit into the context of the courses offered in that program without duplicating existing courses. USAC courses that are not listed as courses taught by Visiting Professors are typically part of our regular offerings, and whenever possible, your proposed courses would complement, rather than compete, with these courses. The challenge here is to balance the specificity of place and your teaching specialties and interests with the general needs and interests of the student audience attending the program.

 

A note about outside trips, activities, and surcharges: While we encourage ways to take the students outside the classroom for hands-on learning experiences, USAC has no additional funds budgeted for activities which take place outside the classroom. Keep in mind also that summer terms are so short that it is often difficult to arrange for guest speakers or trips within that timeframe. If your course requires expenses for course-related activities such as additional field trips or activities outside of the classroom, you must indicate that in your course proposal and students will pay a surcharge for taking your course. It is important to balance value with cost. Students may find high fees an obstacle and not enroll in the course for that reason. Please consider this when planning for your course and understand that if you desire to add outside activities at a later date, it may not be possible. It is the responsibility of the Visiting Professor to plan, organize and lead such activities. The Resident Directors abroad will only be able to offer suggestions for the planning and will not be responsible for organizing activities for Visiting Professors.

 

How to Apply

To apply, please complete all portions of this 2020-21 USAC Visiting Professor Application Form and email by 12/03/18 to:

More Information

For more information about the Visiting Professor Program, contact: