Fulbright Canada call for Applications: Chair in Interdisciplinary Sustainability Solutions at Lakehead University

Chair in Interdisciplinary Sustainability Solutions at Lakehead University US $25,000 

Solutions to sustainability issues are needed around the world and across many disciplines. This Chair illustrates Lakehead’s determination to more fully understand and respond to our world’s social and ecological challenges. 

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for a multidisciplinary teaching approach that emphasizes collaborative learning and independent critical thinking. More than 8,700 students and 1,850 faculty and staff learn and work at campuses located in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario, which is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Lakehead is the proud host to 9 Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary facilities such as our world-renowned Paleo-DNA Laboratory and our Biorefining Research Institute. Lakehead University promotes innovative research that supports local and regional socio-economic needs. 
Sustainability sciences, biological sciences, environmental sciences, sociology. 
General Eligibility Requirements
  • American Citizenship.
  • A Ph.D. or equivalent professional degree, or significant professional experience.
  • Proficiency in English.

Award Details 
  • Grant length: 1 semester (4 months) 
  • Awards are taken up September 2017 or January 2018 
  • Deadline to apply: August 1, 2016 
  • Grantees on 4 month exchanges may seek an unfunded extension for up to 8 months. 


For more information, including how to apply for this char, please go to the  Fulbright Canada website and the CIES website.

About Fulbright Canada
Fulbright Canada is a joint, bi-national, treaty-based organization created to encourage mutual understanding between Canada and the UnitedStates of America through academic and cultural exchange. Fulbright Canada is supported by the Canadian Government through Global Affairs Canada,by the United States Government through the Department of State, and by a diverse group of corporatesponsors, charitable trusts, and university partners. It is governed by an independent Board of Directors and operates out of Ottawa.
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