Loyola University Chicago

Office for International Programs

Opportunities Abroad for Faculty and Staff

The Office of International Programs endeavors to connect LUC faculty and staff with a variety of international opportunities, from short-term teaching and research positions to seminars and other professional development experiences. If you have any questions about a specific listing, please contact the provider directly unless otherwise indicated on this page.


Faculty

Teaching

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries.

IES Abroad Teaching Grants

Apply to teach one course for a semester or summer at IES Abroad, a Loyola approved study abroad program provider.

John Felice Rome Center Summer Visiting Professor

LUC faculty members are invited to teach at the John Felice Rome Center during the summer. If you are interested, please email Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Alexander Evers with your proposal, which should include: course details and your CV. Strong proposals will also emphasize why the course would be a good fit for the Rome campus as well as the faculty member's familiarity with Rome.

Most summer courses at the Rome campus are Core Tier 1 and 2. All courses need a minimum of 10 students to run. Faculty members should be prepared to aid in recruitment.

LUC Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

Faculty members are invited to propose a short-term study abroad program for LUC students. Proposals for new programs must be submitted by April 15, while proposals for repeat programs must be submitted by August 1.

USAC Visiting Professorships

The University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC), a Loyola approved study abroad program provider, is currently accepting applications for its Visiting Professor Program. As a visiting professor with the USAC, you would have the opportunity to establish contacts with foreign colleagues, enhance your own foreign language acquisition, strengthen and support international education and study abroad on our campus, and diversify the USAC curriculum. USAC has a variety of programs around the world and are seeking to fill positions for summer, fall and spring terms.

If you are interested, you are welcome to contact the Office for International Programs  with any questions.

Professional Development

CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars

Faculty, from all academic disciplines, are eligible to apply to Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) International Faculty Development Seminars. Locations may include Argentina, China, Ghana, and France. CIEE is a non-profit organization promoting international education and exchange.

DAAD Opportunities for Faculty & Researchers

The German Academic Exchange Service (or DAAD) provides support for faculty, ranging from funding for conferences to language programs in Germany.

Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad

The program provides short-term study and travel seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries.

Fulbright Specialist Program

The Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at academic institutions abroad for a period of two to six weeks.

IES Abroad Faculty Development Program

U.S. faculty are invited to apply to take a variety of seminars through IES Abroad, a Loyola approved study abroad program provider. See “Faculty Opportunities” for more information.

SIT Faculty Seminars Abroad

School for International Training (SIT) Study Abroad, a Loyola approved program, offers a variety of seminars for faculty members. Upcoming sites include Tunisia and South Arica.

USAC Faculty International Development Award

The University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) and Loyola University Chicago invite faculty members who wish to participate in USAC-sponsored study abroad programs to apply for a Summer 2017 FIDA. This program is geared towards faculty and staff with limited prior international experience and applications from those who previously received a FIDA or have taught as a USAC Visiting Professor are discouraged in order to allow the maximum number of faculty and staff to have this opportunity. Preference will be given to applicants with regular direct contact to students. The goal of this program is to increase awareness of study abroad, familiarity with USAC, and to thereby help the home campus internationalize. Successful applicants will receive a tuition waiver and partial travel stipend from OIP.

If you are interested, you are welcome to contact the Office for International Programs  with any questions.

Research

American Council of Learned Societies

Various opportunities are available for scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship Program

This program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of modern foreign language and area studies in the U.S. by providing opportunities for scholars to conduct research abroad.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for university faculty and administrators.

IES Abroad Centers: Research Associates

Apply to be a research associate at any IES Abroad Center for up to one month over a summer or semester program. Associates should be prepared to teach up to two guest lectures in IES Abroad courses, and the associate's research interests should relate to the Center's curriculum. IES Abroad is a study abroad program provider approved by LUC.

Staff

Professional Development

CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars

Administrators are eligible to apply to Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) International Faculty Development Seminars. Locations may include Argentina, China, Ghana, and France. CIEE is a non-profit organization promoting international education and exchange.

Fulbright International Education Administrators Program

U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials are eligible to apply to this program, which endeavors to create linkages between U.S. and other countries’ high education systems. Activities include: campus visits; meetings with higher education faculty and administration, government officials, and other leading educational experts; and tours of historical and cultural sites.

Fulbright Specialist Program

The Fulbright Specialist Program sends professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at academic institutions abroad for a period of two to six weeks.

USAC Faculty International Development Award

The University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) and Loyola University Chicago invite professional staff members who wish to participate in USAC-sponsored study abroad programs to apply for a Summer 2017 FIDA. This program is geared towards faculty and staff with limited prior international experience and applications from those who previously received a FIDA or have taught as a USAC Visiting Professor are discouraged in order to allow the maximum number of faculty and staff to have this opportunity. Preference will be given to applicants with regular direct contact to students. The goal of this program is to increase awareness of study abroad, familiarity with USAC, and to thereby help the home campus internationalize. Successful applicants will receive a tuition waiver and partial travel stipend from OIP.

If you are interested, you are welcome to contact Kelly Heath in the Office for International Programs at kheath2@luc.edu or 773-508-3307 with any questions. The next application cycle will open in Fall 2017.

Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Funded by the Australian government, there are a variety of scholarships and fellowships available for international applicants to undertake study, research, or professional development in Australia. LUC staff might be especially interested in the Endeavour Executive Fellowship, which provides financial support towards professional development opportunities (between one and four months) for high achievers in various industries including education.

Baden-Württemberg Seminar

The seminar focuses on the German educational system, German-American academic equivalencies, and student exchange between Germany and the United States. Lectures and discussions are complemented by visits to primary, secondary, and tertiary educational institutions in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The 2017 application cycle has closed, please check back in spring 2018.

Research

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for administrators.