Specifically, the Chair will be focused on issues pertaining to Arctic Studies. Scholars and practitioners are invited to apply. Research interests may include the natural sciences, social sciences, arts or humanities, Arctic and sub-Arctic Indigenous history, culture, and world views.

The Chair will carry out the program of research, teaching and service outlined in the successful application. The teaching requirement includes a Spring quarter (10 weeks), 5-credit, upper division seminar focused on the applicant's research interests and appropriate to the students enrolled in the University of Washington's Arctic minor in Arctic Studies. In addition, the Chair will provide the annual Fulbright Lecture focused on emerging issues and developments in the Arctic region.

The Fulbright Visiting Research Chair is sponsored by the Office of Global Affairs; Division of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences; Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies; and, College of the Environment.

Specializations: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities, Artic and sub-Arctic Indigenous Studies.

Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.

Competition opens May 2023

Awards to be taken up in the 2024-2025 Academic Year

Applications accepted until November 15, 2023

The next competition for awards to be taken up in the 2025-2026 Academic Year will open in May 2024

Apply here.