Teaching will take place in seminar format, with the professor leading with introductions to the materials and to stimulate discussion. Undergraduate courses and some graduate courses are taught by means of flexible learning where students may attend in person, attend classes live on-line, or listen to recorded classes.

The Scholar will be invited to give at least one public talk at the University on the subject of his or her research expertise and he or she will be encouraged to participate at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland, the Polar Law Symposium, and/or other international conferences of relevance. The University of Akureyri publishes the annual Yearbook of Polar Law and the Scholar will be encouraged to submit work for peer review in that journal. The Scholar may also be requested to supervise theses at Masters and/or undergraduate level and will also be encouraged to participate in the curriculum development planning of the Polar Law Program for future years.

The position is a Fulbright position, so it's available to US citizens.

Application deadline: 1 August 2018

For more information, including a list of preferred disciplines, or to apply, go to: Complete position description

For questions, contact:
Rachael Johnstone
Email: rlj@unak.is

Rúnar Gunnarsson
Email: runarg@unak.is