Zuzana Simoniova Cmelikova Visiting International Scholar in Leadership and Ethics
The Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond is accepting applications for the position of Zuzana Simoniova Cmelikova Visiting International Scholar in Leadership and Ethics for 2017-18. This program, made possible by a generous gift from the Ukrop family, is designed to give visiting scholars with extensive international experience the opportunity to conduct research, develop courses, and/or design programs on leadership ethics. The Visiting International Scholar will be in residence for one academic year in order to pursue his or her own advanced research related to leadership and ethics. The scholar will actively contribute to the intellectual life of the School and University through meaningful interactions with faculty including presenting his or her research and/or issues related to leadership in their country.
Visiting international scholars may be new Ph.D.’s or experienced scholars who hold a Ph.D. in an academic area related to the study of leadership and ethics. Scholars from newly formed democracies are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should explain in a cover letter how their research, teaching, and future plans relate to the scholarship that they would pursue as a visitor at the Jepson School.
The University of Richmond is a nationally ranked liberal arts university offering a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, leadership studies, law, and professional and continuing studies. The nation’s first school of leadership studies, a top-ranking business school, and a nationally recognized international education program enhance a strong liberal arts curriculum.
Inaugurated in 1992, the Jepson School of Leadership Studies is an independent academic unit of the University and offers students the opportunity to major or minor in Leadership Studies. With the aim of educating students for and about leadership, the Jepson School offers an intellectually challenging liberal arts curriculum delivered by means of a rigorous and innovative pedagogy.