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Development Opportunities for Non-CEAS Faculty


Attention Professional School faculty:

Would you like to go to East Asia for the first time?

Would you be willing to share new knowledge of East Asia in your courses?

The Center for East Asian Studies is offering two $3000 grants for travel to East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and/or Mongolia) to conduct research for curriculum development. The trips must be at least two weeks long and completed before August 15, 2018. We are seeking applicants who are not East Asian specialists and prefer applicants who have never been to East Asia. This is a one-time program funded by our current Title VI National Resource Center grant.

The goal of this program is to provide professional school faculty outside of East Asian studies with an introduction to East Asia that will result in the addition of East Asian dimensions to curricula where East Asia is not currently represented. There is a preference for faculty in the School of Education, but applications from faculty in other professional schools will be considered. The recipients of the grants will develop new East Asia-related course content (such as a curricular unit, teaching materials, set of student projects, etc.), provide CEAS with a copy of or information about this content, and commit to using it in at least one class offered on a regular basis. Each recipient will also give a presentation on his/her East Asia experience for the CEAS “Tea and Talk” series next year.

Application materials:

1. Narrative proposal:  A description of the project to be completed, where in East Asia it will be completed, and an explanation of how it will be incorporated in the applicant’s regular course offerings. (max. 1000-words)

2. Budget. Because the cost of two weeks in East Asia, including travel, will certainly exceed $3000, the budget should include indication of matching funds to be available from other sources, such as the applicant’s department, school, or external grant.

3. Short CV (2-3 pages)

4. Letter from the Chair of the applicant’s department confirming the feasibility of adding East Asia-related content to the department curriculum, indicating support for this project, and indicating that the relevant course or courses will be taught on a regular basis.

Qualifications:

Required:

1. A continuing, full-time faculty appointment at KU.

2. A clearly stated commitment to incorporating East Asia content into one or more courses on an ongoing basis (at least more than twice).

Preferred:

1. No experience in East Asia

2. Identification of a possible affiliation (university, government, social agency, business, etc.) in East Asia. CEAS can help with this.

3. Matching funds

4. Appointment in the School of Education

 Please submit your materials to CEAS at 200 Bailey Hall.

Application deadlines: August 15, 2017 and January 15, 2018.

If you have any questions, please email ceas@ku.edu.


 
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