ORGANISATION NAMEFulbright Commission Portugal
RESEARCH FIELDSocial sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)
The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees can lecture and research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.
Career Stage: This Award is open to academics only, at any level, except early career. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D., or other terminal degree.
Disciplines: Business Administration.
Specializations: Management; Economics; Finance; Marketing; Accounting; Data Analytics; Human Resources Management; Organizational Behavior.
Grant Activity: Teach and Research. Grant activity is flexible, depending on scholar’s expertise. Scholars are expected to work on ongoing research projects and give seminars.
Host Institution in Portugal: ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL).
Stipend: Maintenance allowance of €8,400 (corresponding to 3 monthly allowances of €2,800);
Travel: The Fulbright Commission offers a one-time payment travel allowance, intended as a contribution to international travel between the U.S.A. and Portugal:
- Travel allowance of €1,100, for scholar;
- Travel allowance of €1,100, for each dependent travelling with the scholar (round trip travel receipts are mandatory).
Dependents: The Fulbright Commission offers additional funding for dependents who stay with the scholar during the entire period of the grant:
- A monthly maintenance allowance of €250 per dependent;
- A monthly tuition allowance of €500 per child, when attending a private school (proof of enrollment is mandatory);
- A one-time payment allowance of €300 per dependent, to cover for Portuguese language and culture classes (proof of enrollment is mandatory).
Insurance: Accidents and Sickness Program for Exchanges (ASPE).
Housing: The host institution will provide a monthly housing allowance of €750; host does not provide assistance in finding housing).
Other: The host will provide office space with access to computer, internet, email and phone. Additionally, BRU-IUL provides technical and administrative support to researchers working within the Unit.
Grant Duration: Three months during AY2020/2021. Preferred starting months are April or May 2021, as agreed with the Portuguese host institution.
United States citizenship. Dual U.S.-Portuguese citizens are eligible to apply but will only be considered if they don’t have extensive experience in Portugal.
Candidates residing in Portugal at the time of the application, or any time thereafter, are not eligible for a Fulbright grant to Portugal.
Number of Grants: One Grant.
Deadline for Applications: Monday, September 16, 2019.
Informations: For more information about Fulbright grant opportunities for U.S. Scholars in Portugal, contact U.S. Program Manager, Dora Reis Arenga (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications: Applications must be submitted through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program website: https://awards.cies.org/content/fulbright-award-management-iscte-iul-business-research-unit-bru-iul.
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