Call for applications – ADVANCES visiting professors
The Erasmus Mundus MA Advanced Development in Social Work (ADVANCES) welcomes applications from leading academics and practitioners from any country in the world to contribute as guest lecturers to teaching on the programme.
We are seeking scholars to participate in teaching and assessment across the ADVANCES consortium. Teaching events can be tailored to the expertise of the visiting scholars, but as information the following topics will be covered in the 2016-17 academic year:
|University of Lisbon, Portugal||October-December 2016||Cultural diversity, global social work, research methods, professional ethics, human rights or social entrepreneurship|
|University of Lincoln, United Kingdom||October-December 2016||International and comparative social work, critical theory, communication skills, social work methods, social work systems|
|Aalborg University, Denmark||February-May 2017||Problem-based learning, actors and systems in social work, power relations, social work theories, Nordic welfare|
|University of Warsaw, Poland||June-July 2017||Evaluation of student research projects|
|University of Warsaw, Poland||July 2017||Summer School on research in social work|
ADVANCES visiting scholars can spend a minimum of one week and a maximum of four weeks in one of the Consortium’s partner universities. They must commit to:
- actively participate in ADVANCES teaching for the full duration of their visit (approximately 8 hours of teaching per week)
- bring concrete added value to the programme and students (through teaching of specific classes, leading and participating in seminars or workshops, monitoring and tutoring student research/project activities, participation in assessment)
- contribute, after their visiting scholar activities, to the promotion and dissemination of the Erasmus Mundus Programme in general, and the ADVANCES in particular, in their country of origin
Terms of the grant
Scholars can receive up to EUR €1,950 per week for travel and accommodation costs.
Enquiries and applications
To apply, please complete the application form indicating your teaching strengths, qualifications and preferred dates. Click on the following link for the form: Application – ADVANCES visiting scholars
Send the form together with a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications can be made on a rolling basis, ideally 3 months before the proposed stay with the ADVANCES programme. There is no need to send references or proof of qualifications/skills/employment at the initial application stage, but these may be requested at a later stage.
Informal questions or enquiries can be sent to email@example.com. The ADVANCES administrative team will then forward your email to relevant academics for a response.