Mildred Miller Fort Foundation Visiting Scholar in European Studies

Columbus State University is seeking a distinguished visiting scholar to serve as the 17th Mildred Miller Fort Foundation Visiting Scholar in European Studies. Past visiting scholars include Cathie Carmichael, David Wilcock, Michael Schulz, Reneo Lukic, Jeffrey Hill, Igor Kuzmin, Klas Borell, Maya Soboleva, Mario Kessler, Rebecca Pelan, Zoltán Berényi, Marina Dabić, Dorin Andrica, Paul Galbraith, Michael Parker, Doru Pop, and Hugo Martín-Abad.

The Fort Foundation Visiting Scholar will demonstrate expertise in his/her field. Desirable fields in European studies include (but are not limited to) art, biology, business, communication, counseling, economics, teacher education, English literature, European languages, health science, history, international relations, life sciences, marketing, music, philosophy, physical sciences, politics, public health, and theatre.

The one semester (four-month) appointment will begin January 2019 subject to funding availability. The visiting scholar will teach two courses and be involved with outreach activities, typically conducted in the English language. The endowed chair provides remuneration corresponding to a full professorship, commensurate with experience. Accommodation will be provided. In addition, shorter appointments of ½ a semester (January to early March or mid-March to early May) will be considered.

To submit a complete application, please send the following items:

  • Statement of interest
  • List of proposed teaching courses
  • Proposed campus or community program(s)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Photocopy of the graduate transcript(s) (or diploma) and
  • Names and contact information for three references

Please submit the application packet to

Dr. Eric Spears, Executive Director
Center for Global Engagement
Columbus State University
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA 31907-5645

The application deadline is 22 May 2018. Only complete applications will be considered. Nominations are also strongly encouraged. Columbus State University is an AA/EOE.

Application date
22 May 2018
4 months
America United States South East
Humanities Anthropology & Ethnology Archaeology Architecture Art & Art History Classical Studies Digital Humanities History Linguistics Literature Media Studies Music & Musicology Philosophy Religion & Theology Social sciences Business and Administrative Sciences Communication Sciences Demography Economics Environmental Sciences Gender Studies Geography International Relations Law Pedagogic & Education Research Political science Psychology & Cognitive Sciences Social Anthropology Sociology Other Agronomy Biology Chemistry Computer science Engineering Mathematics Medicine Physics
Required post-doc experience: 
between 10 and 99 years
Grants available