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USAC Visiting Professors

USAC Visiting Professors
University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Visiting Professor ProgramVisiting professors are selected from the Consortium universities to teach on a temporary basis on a USAC Program Abroad. Faculty often apply to teach in the summer or during a sabbatical.

USAC appoints faculty with the following abilities:
  • Can teach courses in the humanities, social sciences, business, economics, tourism, education, environmental sciences, African studies, and biology

  • Can offer at least one course that specifically relates to the teaching site, region or nation, or is clearly international in nature; language of instruction may be English or the relevant foreign language (Spanish, French, etc.)

  • Will have student evaluation summaries that reflect superior teaching abilities and written approval from their supervisor

  • Are flexible regarding international living and working conditions and are enthusiastic about experiencing local culture with their students

  • Are willing to contribute to the host university in addition to teaching the selected courses

  • Are willing to publicize the opportunity to study abroad with them
Interested faculty should contact Monica Schechter at mschecht@calpoly.edu, Associate Director for Study Abroad and International Programs, for the USAC Visiting Professor Application Form. Monica Schechter's office is located in Building 52, Room E-32. Her phone number is 805-756-5964.