U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia Ambassador’s Distinguished Scholars Program 2020 for Ethiopian Academics

The Ambassador’s Distinguished Scholars Program offers a unique opportunity for a diverse set of qualified academics to advance scholarship in Ethiopia as full-time teaching faculty members at Ethiopian institutions of higher education. The aim of the program is to strengthen Ethiopian universities’ capacity to teach and manage undergraduate and graduate programs and enhance research capacity within Ethiopian universities. 

Application Deadline: 10th April 2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8).

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Eligible Countries: Ethiopia

Type: Job

Eligibility: We seek applications from a diverse range of qualified academics with a range of experience, including recent doctoral graduates and professors emeriti. Faculty positions are available in over 60 disciplines, with preferred fields of study including STEM fields, Social Sciences, and Humanities. 

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • Scholars will have the opportunity to engage in primary research with doctoral students, work to publish results, teach, design curriculum, mentor students, and collaborate with faculty at their host institution for one academic semester.
  • Program benefits include a monthly stipend and in-country advising from the IIE Ethiopia office as well as support from the universities, and the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia.

How to Apply: Apply Here

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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