For Visiting Scholars
The University of Notre Dame offers an idyllic location for scholarship, research, and teaching. The Nanovic Institute for European Studies offers housing and office accommodations for scholars accepted into our programs. Through the Visiting Scholar Grants and Fellowships, Visiting Scholar Seminar, and the Italian Fulbright Fellowship, we hope that scholars will to continue bring new friendships, scholarly publication and promotions, more visitors, new lectures and seminars, and increased opportunity to internationalize Notre Dame.
For additional information or to submit your application materials, please contact Monica Caro, Assistant Director, at email@example.com.
Available terms: (Semester-long during Fall or Spring terms) or (One month-long term during the Summer only)
PLEASE NOTE:All visiting scholar positions have been FILLED for fall 2012, spring 2013, and summer 2013. The Institute is currently considering applications for the fall 2013 semester.
The Institute is now only accepting applications from scholars affiliated with our Catholic Universities Partnership institutions.
Application materials are due by February 1, 2013. Scholastic work should ideally match one of our Institute’s research areas. Decisions for fall 2013 placements will be made by February 28, 2013. Applications will be considered until positions are filled.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the beginning of their stay. For the summer visitors, there is no requirement of lectures or conferences, as the majority of Notre Dame students are not on campus and our Institute’s events are minimal. Semester visitors are expected to offer one public lecture or serve on one panel discussion that the Institute would arrange. The Nanovic Institute requires a brief, final report from visitors describing what research they accomplished. Attribution in any publications result from the research is much appreciated.
Application materials should be attached as PDFs and should include:
- A research statement in the form of a cover letter explaining your proposed research, its relation to the Nanovic Institute’s research areas, describes your career aspirations at your university, and how this research will benefit your development at your university. The statement is typically 1-2 pages, single-spaced, and addressed to the Director, A. James McAdams.
- A current curriculum vitae.
- A list of any resources or persons you would like to work with at the University of Notre Dame.
Questions? Please contact Monica Caro, Assistant Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or submit your application here.
Visiting Scholar Seminar
One to two weeks terms available during the academic year.
Current Notre Dame faculty are welcome to submit proposals for scholars to visit the university and offer short seminars. There are currently no openings available until fall 2012. Please note that the Institute supports work in European Studies and has a preference for scholars visiting from Europe.
Faculty should submit PDFs of:
- A current curriculum vitae of the suggested scholar.
- A letter (addressed to the director, A. James McAdams) explaining the current research project of the proposed scholar.
- A list of the resources faculty or library collections) that the scholar would like to work with at the University of Notre Dame.
- The proposed seminar.
Questions? Please contact Anthony Monta, Associate Director at email@example.com or submit your application here.
Italian Fulbright Fellowship
Spring semester only
Each year the Nanovic Institute assists in bringing an Italian Fulbright scholar to Notre Dame. Italian Fulbright scholars can offer graduate and upper level undergraduate courses in any number of Departments in the College of Arts and Letters including Classics, English, History, Art History, Philosophy, Romance Languages and Literatures, and Theology.