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Fulbright Canada Research Chairs

Faculty members are invited to share information on this opportunity directly with American research collaborators and ideal candidates and encourage them to apply. Suggestions for potential candidates can also be forwarded to Fulbright Canada at info@fulbright.ca.

Fulbright Canada Research Chairs (for visiting American scholars)

Fulbright Canada Research Chairs are hosted at the University of Regina (UofR) through a pre-arranged affiliation between Fulbright Canada and the University of Regina.  The specialized scholar will conduct research of importance to the university and be encouraged to engage in campus life and with students, faculty and the broader community. 

The UofR welcomes Fulbright scholars in a diverse range of disciplines across the natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, and applied fields, including interdisciplinary exploration.  The Visiting Chair will be hosted by the appropriate research centre and/or academic department and will influence leading edge practice, develop partnerships, as well as contribute to knowledge generation and knowledge transfer activities. The Chair will have opportunities to deliver lectures to students, the campus community, the general public, and otherwise support and contribute to the rich research culture at the University of Regina.

 Over the last decade the UofR has emerged as a research-intensive university, leading in research impact, international collaborations, graduate student training, and industry funding in areas of strategic priority. Affiliating with one or more of the research strengths below, the Chair will have the opportunity to fully engage with the UofR’s robust research enterprise which spans 10 faculties, two academic units, dozens of academic departments, and 18 research centres and institutes.  With more than 400 scholars actively engaged in cutting-edge research, the chair-holder will develop networks and access important resources across our campus to further academic pursuits.

Specializations:  Mental Health and Wellness; Aging and Population Health; Public Safety Personnel/PTSI; Child Trauma; Clean Energy Technologies; Justice; Water Resilience; Climate Crisis; Trans-Culture Performance; Digital Futures.

Details and Application:  https://www.fulbright.ca/programs/american-scholars/research-chairs/field-open

Deadline: September 15, 2021 for awards to be taken up in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Eligibility: American Citizenship; PhD or equivalent professional degree; Proficiency in English

Award Benefits: Research grant $25,000USD; Access to prestigious network of Fulbright Scholars; Opportunity to build network and experience a new city and university community; sabbatical, leave-of-absence or retirement pay may be used concurrently with Fulbright awards; eligibility to apply for other Fulbright grants

Contact:  Paulo Carvalho,  Fulbright Canada Recruitment Specialist at info@fulbright.ca, 613-688-5540 or Michelle Beitel, Research Office, UofR, michelle.beitel@uregina.ca, 306-337-2479

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Fulbright Awards for Canadian Scholars

The Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program operates on the principle of reciprocal exchange and provides the opportunity for outstanding Canadian scholars to lecture and/or conduct research in the United States. Award recipients include prominent and promising scholars, as well as experienced professionals.

See https://www.fulbright.ca/programs/canadian-scholars for opportunities available to University of Regina scholars.

Fulbright Canada is a joint, bi-national, treaty-based organization created to encourage mutual understanding between Canada and the United States of America through academic and cultural exchange. Fulbright Canada is supported by the Canadian Government through Global Affairs Canada, by the United States Government through the Department of State, and by a diverse group of corporate sponsors, charitable trusts, and university partners. It is governed by an independent Board of Directors and operates out of Ottawa.

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