Institutes, Faculty Exchange Programs, Jobs in Academe

Changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes

Thinking of changing careers or developing new skills? Interested in Fullbright exchange programs or summer leadership institutes? Here are some resources for locating information.

Academic360.com is a meta-collection of Internet resources gathered for the academic job hunter. It includes links to faculty, staff and administrative annoucements. It is not restricted to teaching positions.
The Chronicle of Higher Education can keep you abreast of the latest news in academe and also provide you with current job leads.

Interested in summer workshops and institutes? You might also want to check out Harvard University's summer professional development offerings.

Interested in a Fulbright exchange? Since 1946, the Fulbright Teacher and Administrator Exchange Program has helped nearly 23,000 teachers and administrators contribute to mutual understanding between the United States and countries around the world. If you are a full-time U.S. teacher or administrator, you may be eligible to apply to the program. The application deadline is October 15, 2003 for the 2004-2005 academic year.

Interested in finding funding for research? The New York Public Library gives out several awards each year for researchers who use their humanities and social sciences library. The Library of Congress

also provides fellowships and research opportunities for their collections. The Social Science Research Council provides support and recognition researchers who target the spaces between disciplines.