The Fulbright Specialist Program<> (FSP) seeks a highly qualified individual to serve as a Specialist to provide staff at Corporación Red de Instituciones de Educación Investigación y Desarrollo del Oriente Colombiano (UNIRED<>) with expert knowledge on sustainable agricultural development, particularly the integration of rural communities’ sustainable development approaches. This project, “Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” would involve one approximately 6-week visit to Bucaramanga and Ocaña, Colombia. The Specialist would travel in Winter 2020 - project dates can be flexible depending on the chosen candidate’s availability.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the deadline to submit a brief statement of interest and CV/resume is Tuesday, August 27, 2019 – further details and application instructions are included in the attached announcements. If one is selected as a candidate for this project, please note that at that stage they would submit an official application to join the Fulbright Specialist Roster in order to finalize their match to the project.

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, and in-country transportation.


I would be very appreciative if you would consider sharing this project announcement with any colleagues you think would be a good fit. Thank you in advance for your consideration of this unique and exciting opportunity! Please do not hesitate to contact me so I can provide additional information about the Fulbright Specialist Program or this project.

I look forward to hearing from you. Have a great week!

Kind regards,

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Ashley Bryant
Program Associate
World Learning, Fulbright Specialist Program
1015 15th Street NW | 7th Floor | Washington, DC 20005
T: 202.464.6734 | Email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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