Open Call: Fulbright Specialist Program Business Administration Project


 

 

Description:

The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP) is seeking a highly qualified professional to serve as a Specialist for the approximately 6-week project “Empirical Research Methods on Accounting, Finance, and Auditing” to take place in Dalian, China beginning in Spring 2020. The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP), part of the larger Fulbright Program, was established in 2001 by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The program pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad to share their expertise, strengthen institutional linkages, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures while building capacity at their overseas host institutions. Grant benefits include international round-trip economy class airfare, transit allowance, all applicable visa fees, a daily honorarium, enrollment in a limited health benefits program, lodging, meals, and in-country transportation.

Host Institution: Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
Proposed Timeframe: Approximately six weeks, ideally beginning in May 2020. Please note that dates may be flexible throughout Spring/Summer 2020 (through July 2020) based upon the chosen candidate’s availability.
Location of Project: Dalian, China

Project Activities

Dongbei University of Finance and Economics is seeking a Specialist to help faculty and students strengthen their understanding of empirical research practices in the fields of accounting, finance, and auditing, and bolster future potential research collaboration with foreign scholars. During the approximately 6-week visit, the Specialist will engage in activities that include but are not limited to:

  • Lecturing on empirical research techniques for accounting, finance, and auditing at the faculty and PhD level
  • Presenting on a working paper, ideally in the area of (1) corporate culture and governance or (2) auditing idiosyncrasies and audit quality to expose faculty and students to contemporary research approaches and techniques
  • Delivering talks on best practices in academic communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

The Specialist must possess substantial knowledge of empirical research applications in the fields of accounting, finance, and/or auditing, and experience teaching these concepts at a postsecondary level. Familiarity with China’s capital markets is preferred, however all applicants who possess the other relevant expertise are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants must meet all program eligibility criteria, including U.S. citizenship. A complete list of U.S. applicant eligibility criteria can be found at https://fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/eligibility-specialists. If interested, please send your CV/resume and a personal statement by Friday, November 22, 2019 explaining why you believe that you could effectively serve as the Fulbright Specialist for this project to: fulbrightspecialist@worldlearning.orgPlease limit your statement to no more than 400 words and include information regarding your availability. A copy of the full project description is available, upon request, to aid in the development of CVs and personal statements. Additionally, please note that if you are selected as a potential candidate for this project, you will be required to submit an official application to join the Fulbright Specialist Roster. For more information regarding the application process and the program, visit https://fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org.

Open Project Announcement China

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019

Benefits: 

FSP is part of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. Department of State’s flagship international educational exchange program, and pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad to share their expertise, strengthen institutional linkages, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures while building capacity at their overseas host institutions. Grant benefits include:

  • international round-trip economy class airfare
  • transit allowance
  • all applicable visa fees
  • a daily honorarium
  • enrollment in a limited health benefits program,
  • lodging
  • meals
  • in-country transportation