Rooney International Visiting Scholar
Job no: 492881
Location: Moon Campus
Position Department: Center for Global Engagement
Position School: Administration: No School
OPPORTUNITY The Rooney International Visiting Scholar Program offers international scholars the opportunity to spend a semester in residence at Robert Morris University pursuing research, and/ or teaching while interacting with faculty, staff, and students. The Rooney Scholars live on campus in the Rooney House and become part of the campus community. Travel expenses will be provided and well as an automobile for the Scholar’s use (valid driver’s license required). A salary is provided. RMU is currently accepting applications for the Academic Year 2018-19 for Fall 2018 (approximately August 29-December 20, 2018) and Spring 2019 (approximately, January 9-April 29, 2019). Priority Consideration will be given to applications received by: November 15, 2017 for Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 residence.
During their semester residency at RMU, Rooney Scholars may participate in a variety of activities, such as: Pursuing independent research objectives and collaborating with faculty, staff, or/and students on research projects. Delivering formal presentations to the university community or/and to specific academic schools. Presenting guest lectures in classes. Teaching a course within their host school. Preference is given to applicants who include a plan to work with RMU faculty on joint research projects.
The applicant will have a Ph.D. or an advanced degree in a related discipline offered at Robert Morris University, or significant experience in an area of cultural or humanitarian interest to the University. A list of RMU Schools and programs of study can be found here: RMU Programs Applicants should have a distinguished academic and/or professional record, and must be committed to excellence in teaching and learning. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership skills, communications skills in English, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with others in an academic environment.
Act 153 Clearance Required: No
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check: Yes
Required to Pass a Credit Check: No
Additional Posting Information: None
Special Applicant Instructions: None
Commitment to Diversity:
Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
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