International Visiting Scholars

Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Massachusetts

Deadline March 01, 2014
Date Posted February 14, 2014
Type Fellowship
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The MIT-UTM Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program (MSCP) is seeking Visiting Scholar applications from college and university faculty in the developing world (G-77 countries). Ten successful candidates will spend one academic year at MIT and UTM documenting sustainable city development efforts in Malaysian cities. Participants will be able to extend their own research agendas by contributing to research initiated by MSCP focusing on Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor Bahru, and Georgetown. MSCP is a five-year program supported by the Malaysia Ministry of Education. Applicants should have graduate level teaching experience in an urban planning and development field at a college or university in the developing world. Visiting Scholars are expected to create video-based teaching materials, intended for global distribution, and a publishable research paper during their appointments. No prior experience creating video-based teaching materials is required. Excellent English writing and speaking skills are essential. For candidates on leave from a paid teaching position, endorsement by employer is required.

 

TO APPLY: Please visit http://malaysiacities.mit.edu and follow the Apply link for an application form and instructions. Application deadline is March 1, 2014.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://malaysiacities.mit.edu