Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP)
The 2012-2013 JFDP Competition is open to university faculty from Turkmenistan. No age limit. Deadline: June 18, 2012.
The Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP) is a program of Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State. JFDP is administered by American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS. JFDP is a non-degree, professional development program that provides promising junior university faculty with the opportunity to:
- expand knowledge and expertise in their respective academic fields by attending classes and working with faculty members at universities in the United States;
- gather new academic materials and resources, and;
- develop relationships between U.S. institutions and their home universities.
The Junior Faculty Development Program provides university instructors with a semester-long opportunity to expand their knowledge and expertise in their academic field by attending classes and working with faculty members at universities in the United States. Individuals may apply for fields in the humanities and social sciences.
To qualify for a JFDP Fellowship, an applicant must:
- hold a university degree;
- be currently teaching at an institution of higher education;
- have between one and five years of teaching at an institution of higher education; and,
- have a mastery of the English language.
The primary and distinct goal of the JFDP is to provide university instructors with opportunities to engage in curriculum development and explore alternative teaching methodologies, expand their knowledge in their fields of study and gather new teaching materials and resources.
Each JFDP Fellow will spend a total of five (5) months (January-May 2013) in the United States.
Eligible Fields in the Social Sciences and Humanities for the 2012-2013 JFDP Competition:
- American Studies
- Architecture / Urban Planning
- Fine Arts / Arts Management
- Business Administration
- Cultural Anthropology
- Education Administration
- Environmental Studies
- International Affairs
- Library Science
- Linguistics (Applied or Theoretical)
- Peace/Conflict Studies
- Political Science
- Public Administration
- Public Health
- Public Policy
- Religious Studies
- Social Work
Applications can be downloaded at http://www.jfdp.org
For questions and consultations contact:
American Councils for Higher Education (ACCELS)
48A Gerogly str., 2-nd Floor,
Tel: (993) 97 33 10 16/21/22