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Worldwide Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program

*** The U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2022-2023 The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (S-I-R) Program.***

Program Summary:
The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program is a unique Fulbright Scholar Program initiative that is specifically driven by the goals of U.S. institutions of higher education to enhance internationalization efforts on their campuses.

Program Activates:
The selected scholar will be engaged in initiatives on and off campus that reflect their expertise in nursing and global health. These initiatives include grand rounds and guest lectures at a local hospital, teaching leadership in health care and community public health nursing at the college and working with the local schools to teach children about the culture of their home country. The host institution’s Health Sciences, Education, and Wellness Institute have established a study abroad program that examines community health care in developing nations. The scholar will work to bring that experience to students who are unable to study abroad.

Program Dates:
The program will take place during the Spring quarter: February 22, 2022 – June 22, 2022.

Eligibility and Candidate Profile:
The U.S. Embassy is seeking to recruit a scholar in the field of Nursing who will foster exchange of cultural, academic, and transcultural communication with a specific focus on global health care, impact of healthcare disparities on vulnerable populations and sustainable health care. The Scholar will collaborate with the host institution’s Health Sciences, Education, and Wellness Institute to investigate the relationship between the health care industry and healthcare disparities.

  1. The S-I-R is open to scholars in the field of Nursing and without regard to gender or age.
  2. Applicants must be citizens The United Republic of Tanzania
  3. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree or equivalent terminal degree in the field of Nursing.
  4. Preference is given to individuals who have at least three years of university teaching experience.
  5. Preference will be given to candidates who have not previously received a Fulbright scholar grant.
  6. Preference will be given to candidates who have had no experience or limited experience in the U.S.
  7. Applicants must have sufficient proficiency in English to carry out their teaching appointments and collaborate effectively with colleagues.
  8. Successful candidates will be asked to submit a Medical History and Examination Report.

Application
Applications must be submitted online https://apply.iie.org/sir and include two letters of recommendation on behalf of the candidate. One letter must be from the scholar’s home institution stating that the scholar will receive leave of absence if selected for the Fulbright grant.

Deadline for submission of applications is August 16, 2021.

Questions about the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence can be addressed to U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam by email at Mlayjm@state.gov