UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Faculty Application Process

Teaching opportunities with the Experience Scotland program exist during either the full semester or summer programs. Faculty applications will be reviewed by the Experience Scotland Advisory Council. This selection process will be based primarily upon concerns for the development of a well-rounded study abroad curriculum. The Advisory Council will select faculty, and also determine which courses that person will teach.

Application Process

The Experience Scotland faculty application is hosted through the University of Wisconsin-River Falls HR employment website. The faculty application will request applicants to upload the following documents:

Applicants can leave the Education History and Employment History sections of the online application incomplete - skipping these sections will not negatively impact the application.

Faculty will be able to request that their applications be considered for any combination of the options below:

Fall (module one): This module runs mid-August to early September. Course themes must be related to the Edinburgh Festival. Faculty selected to teach during this module return to their home campus to teach during the regular fall semester. 2 positions available*

Fall (full semester): Faculty will submit five course proposals, and will be selected to teach three of these courses. Courses are taught in a condensed, module format with each module lasting approximately three weeks. Faculty will teach one course at a time, and students will be enrolled in only one course at a time. 2 positions available*

Spring: Faculty will submit five course proposals, and will be selected to teach three of these courses. Courses run throughout the semester (typically a M/W or T/Th schedule) with students enrolling in 12-18 credits. 2 positions available*

Summer: Faculty are only required to submit the number of proposals they are applying to teach, but are welcome to submit additional proposals. courses are taught in a condensed, module format with each module lasting three weeks (12 class meeting dates). Faculty will teach one course at a time, and students will be enrolled in only one course at a time. 3 positions available during Modules One and Two, 2 positions available during Module Three*

 

*Anticipated positions available based on previous selection and enrollment trends

Deadlines

All application materials must be submitted to the online application no later than the posted deadline date. Typically application materials will be made available in January, with an early April deadline. You will receive an automated email from the application system thanking you for your application submission once all required application materials have been submitted. If you do not receive an email confirming submission of your application, it means your application is incomplete and will not be reviewed for selection.

Eligibility

All faculty at a U.S. institution of higher learning are welcome to submit an application to teach in the program, but preference will be given to faculty who meet the following criteria:

    • Current faculty member at an Experience Scotland partner schools (see below)
    • Courses appeal to a variety of majors at the various Experience Scotland partner schools
    • Summer only: Faculty is able to teach multiple modules

Applicants are encouraged to review current Experience Scotland course offerings, as well as this listing of all courses offered through the program, to better understand the diversity of courses that can be supported in the Dalkeith setting.

Current Experience Scotland partner schools:

    • Lake Superior State University
    • Murray State University
    • Normandale Community College
    • Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
    • University of Wisconsin-Colleges
    • University of Wisconsin-Parkside
    • University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • University of Wisconsin-Superior
    • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater