The Arctic Chair position - the first in the nation - is for Canadian scholars, scientists, practitioners or community/political leaders to conduct research at the University of Washington, lead an undergraduate seminar in Arctic studies, present a public lecture on the Arctic, and engage with UW colleagues on various Arctic initiatives.

The successful applicant will receive $25,000 U.S. for a two quarter residency at the University of Washington, Seattle.

The competition is currently open, the application deadline is November 15th, 2015.

The Canada Fulbright Visiting Chair in Arctic Studies is supported by the UW Office of Global Affairs, the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Social Sciences Division, College of Arts and Sciences, College of the Environment, and the Foundation for Educational Exchange Between Canada and the United States of America, Ottawa. The Canadian Studies Center, in the Jackson School, serves as the hosting unit for the Arctic Chair.

For more information visit the Fulbright web-site  or contact

Fulbright Canada, Brad Hector,
University of Washington, Canadian Studies Center,