Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Teresa Jolly Holt points people to a great opportunity!
Fulbright Grant to support a Lubuto Literacy Fellow

The Lubuto Project is encouraging qualified library professionals to apply for this Fulbright position to develop the literacy program and to teach children’s literature and library services to children at the University of Zambia, to both education and library studies students.

While this position is with the University of Zambia, via the Fulbright Program, the candidate is expected to be working cooperatively with and in support of the Lubuto Library Project.

Qualified candidates who are interested in the position are encouraged to discuss their application with Jane Meyers, president of the Lubuto Project. Please contact her via webmail@lubuto.org.

The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in a library-related field and expertise in teaching library and information science. As Fulbright award #9109, the position will include a salary and living stipend for the candidate and his/her family for one year.

Anyone interested in applying should take the following steps:

1. Review eligibility requirements for the Fulbright Scholar program at: http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/Eligibility.htm

2. Contact Dr. A. Ng’and, Registrar, at the University of Zambia's Registrar's office (registrar@admin.unza.zm) to request a letter of invitation in application for the position.

Note: The opening is for the 2010-2011 academic year. Applications will not be accepted until early March 2009.

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