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Deadlines

CGIS welcomes applications for a variety of program types.

Global Course Connections (GCC)

Our call for proposals goes out in December. Proposals for spring/summer 2018 must be submitted by February 15, 2017.

GIEU Programs

Our call for proposals goes out in December. Proposals for spring/summer 2018 must be submitted by February 15, 2017.

Short-term, faculty led, no on-campus component

Our call for proposals goes out in December. Proposals for spring/summer 2018 must be submitted by February 15, 2017.

CGIS Faculty-Led Programs

In order to apply for the following positions, please submit a letter outlining appropriate experience and desired teaching opportunity, a course proposal, and CV. Materials must be submitted no later than May 19, 2017 to:

Nita Fisher
Center for Global and Intercultural Study
carinith@umich.edu

Inquires can be directed by email to Jocelyn Kwolek at stockj@umich.edu.

London, United Kingdom, Program Leader

The selected faculty member will teach one three-credit course at the UM 300-Level in London, England. The course can be from a variety of disciplines related to multicultural Britain. Course proposals should connect classroom content to the experience of living in London, utilize local resources, and promote learning from intercultural experiences.    

The  program leader will also assist in the pre-departure orientation of students, coordinate logistics with the provider organization, provide on-site advising, and help organize and participate in program sponsored activities and excursions. Additional duties may include: organizing and leading on-site orientation when students first arrive; assist students with problems that may arise and representing the program with local officials; troubleshooting in the event of an emergency. Program dates for 2018 have not been finalized, but the program is expected to take place May 5 to June 16, 2018. 

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a concurrent position at the University of Michigan.  Applicants must have current or previous teaching experience at the University of Michigan and knowledge of modern Britain. The candidate must also be able to work independently, provide assistance to faculty new to teaching abroad, and work with students from a wide range of backgrounds and interests. Prior experience teaching or leading a global study program is highly desired.

London, United Kingdom, Instructor

The selected faculty member will teach one three-credit course at the UM 300-Level in London, England. The course can be from a variety of disciplines related to multicultural Britain. Course proposals should connect classroom content to the experience of living in London, utilize local resources, and promote learning from intercultural experiences. Program dates for 2018 have not been finalized, but the program is expected to take place May 5 to June 16, 2018. 

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a concurrent position at the University of Michigan.  Applicants must have current or previous teaching experience at the University of Michigan and knowledge of modern Britain. The candidate must also be able to work independently, provide assistance to faculty new to teaching abroad, and work with students from a wide range of backgrounds and interests. 

Rome, Italy, Program Leader

The selected faculty member will teach one three-credit course at the UM 200-Level in Rome, Italy. The course can be from a variety of disciplines related to Rome. Course proposals should connect classroom content to the experience of living in Rome, utilize local resources, and promote learning from intercultural experiences. Program dates for 2018 have not been finalized, but the program is expected to take place June 16 – July 27, 2018.

The  program leader will also assist in the pre-departure orientation of students, coordinate logistics with the provider organization, provide on-site advising, and help organize and participate in program sponsored activities and excursions. Additional duties may include: organizing and leading on-site orientation when students first arrive; assist students with problems that may arise and representing the program with local officials; troubleshooting in the event of an emergency.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a concurrent position at the University of Michigan.  Applicants must have current or previous teaching experience at the University of Michigan and competency in Italian. The selected applicant may come from any discipline but must have a demonstrated commitment to experiential field learning. The ability to work with students from a wide range of backgrounds and interests is required. Prior experience teaching or leading a global study program is highly desired.