International Teaching Opportunities

 

Overseas Teaching Opportunities with USAC

Each year, the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) offer University of Tulsa (TU) faculty members international teaching opportunities around the world, such as in Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Italy and Spain.

 USAC will be accepting applications to the Visiting Professors program now through February 7th, 2014. For more information, click here. To download a copy of the application, click here.

Qualifications

USAC is seeking full-time faculty members in good standing who can teach courses in, for example, the social sciences, economics, environmental sciences, humanities, business, African studies, and will return to TU following their term abroad. Important qualifications include:

  • receiving student evaluation summaries that reflect superior teaching abilities
  • flexibility regarding international living and working conditions and willingness to enthusiastically experience local culture with their students
  • contributing to the host university overseas in addition to teaching the selected courses
  • advertising to their own students the opportunity to study abroad with them

Teaching Compensation - Summer

  • See aplication instructions for current compensation amount
  • USAC provides assistance in locating housing abroad
  • Visiting professors are not insured by USAC and it is their responsibility to ensure the extent of their coverage through TU
  • Visiting professors may enroll in USAC courses at no cost. Any optional expenses for tours, housing, meals, health insurance, textbooks, flights, field trips, courses with additional fees, etc., will be paid directly by the visiting professor
  • Qualified dependents of faculty are eligible for USAC Scholarships. Any optional expenses for tours, housing, meals, health insurance, textbooks, flights, field trips, courses with additional fees, etc., will be paid directly by the visiting professor
  • Upon return, Visiting Professors will complete at least one project to help internationalize the home campus. These projects may include but are not limited to written testimonials, newsletter articles, presentations to faculty, presentations to students, etc.

Teaching compensation - Semester

  • Selected visiting professors usually teach two 3-credit courses during a semester program abroad;
  • On a semester program, TU faculty will receive their regular salary and benefits from TU;
  • USAC provides airfare reimbursement and assistance in locating housing abroad;
  • Visiting professors are not insured by USAC and it is their responsibility to ensure the extent of their coverage through TU;
  • Visiting professors may enroll in USAC courses at no cost. Any optional expenses for tours, housing, meals, health insurance, textbooks, flights, field trips, courses with additional fees, etc., will be paid directly by the visiting professor;
  • Qualified dependents of faculty are eligible for USAC Scholarships. Any optional expenses for tours, housing, meals, health insurance, textbooks, flights, field trips, courses with additional fees, etc., will be paid directly by the visiting professor;
  • The department of the Visiting Professor will receive $7,000.00 from USAC to help defray replacement costs. The department may also instead opt for a faculty exchange with the University abroad, in which case the department providing the U.S. professor will receive $1,000.00 to help defray administration costs and a Visiting Professor from abroad. The Visiting Professor from abroad must be approved by the receiving TU department;
  • Upon return, Visiting Professors will complete at least one project to help internationalize the home campus. These projects may include but are not limited to written testimonials, newsletter articles, presentations to faculty, presentations to students, etc.
Click here for more information and application instructions.

 

Fulbright Scholar Program

The program offer U.S. faculty grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars.

For more information about the program, eligibility, and application information (including deadlines)

 

International Summer University at the University of Vienna (ISU WU)


With the organization of the International Summer University WU (ISU WU), WU would like to further increase the successful cooperation and the strong relationship between TU and WU: on the one hand, by welcoming students from TU at the ISU WU and, on the other, by increasing faculty exchange. This is why they are looking for course proposals from lecturers from TU for both undergraduate and graduate courses for their program.

Invitation letter with program details

Undergraduate Courses Details

Graduate Course Details

For questions, please contact Ms. Anna Patterson at WU, International Office:
E-mail: anna.patterson@wu.ac.at  
Tel.: +43-1-31336-4974
Fax: +43-1-31336-90-4974