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With support from the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) is pleased to solicit applications again for its Scholar-in-Residence Program. The CURS Scholar-in-Residence Program provides an opportunity for faculty members in the College of Arts & Sciences to concentrate on developing major research proposals by providing funds for a course buyout and for proposal development expenses. In addition, the CURS Scholar-in-Residence will have full administrative support from the Center’s financial and clerical support staff. This opportunity will be provided during either the fall semester 2015 or spring semester 2016 based on the candidate’s preference.

Torin Monahan from the Department of Communication Studies is the Fall 2014 Scholar-in-Residence. As a result, faculty members from that department are ineligible for the Fall 2015/Spring 2016 program. The complete details of the program and applications are available at

Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 2, 2015. The candidates will be notified of the outcome of the selection process in late February 2015. 

For further information or an application contact:
Todd Owen, Associate Director
Center for Urban and Regional Studies
Hickerson House; CB# 3410
Phone: (919) 962-3076   Fax: (919) 962-2518

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