International opportunities for faculty and staff
Take your expertise abroad to represent NAU and support internationalization
Teaching opportunities overseas and outside of the traditional classroom can be both exciting and rewarding.
NAU faculty-led program leader Accordion Closed
NAU faculty-led programs provide NAU students winter, spring break, and summer opportunities to study or do fieldwork abroad while also offering professional development to NAU faculty leaders.
2021-2022 proposal deadlines based on term
- Winter 2021-22 proposals are due April 1, 2021
- Spring break 2022 proposal are due August 1, 2022
- Summer 2022 proposal are due October 1, 2021 (preferred by August 1, 2021 if faculty would like to advertise their program at the study abroad fair on August 24, 2021)
Faculty-led program proposal workshops
To introduce interested faculty to the proposal process, Education Abroad will host program proposal workshops during the Spring 2022 semester. Those wishing to plan earlier are welcome to contact the Assistant Director for an individual meeting any time during the year.
Visiting professor with USAC Accordion Closed
The University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) is an NAU partner provider that hosts faculty and professional staff from member universities to teach abroad. Academic faculty support NAU’s departmental and campus internationalization by by teaching abroad, establishing contacts with foreign colleagues, developing relationships for research, enhancing their own foreign language skills, supporting study abroad and international education at NAU, and diversifying course curriculum.
USAC Visiting Professors teach two classes during semester programs abroad or one class during the summer term. Semester applicants and those on 12-month contracts must have Department Chair/Dean approval. For more information, contact the Director of Education Abroad.
Option for both faculty and staff
Faculty International Development Awards with USAC Accordion Closed
The University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) is an NAU partner provider that hosts faculty and professional staff from member universities to teach abroad. Faculty International Development Awards (FIDA) offers faculty and professional staff the opportunity to experience a USAC program as a participant in summer language programs. No previous language study is required. Participants are expected to assist in the promotion and recruitment of Education Abroad to NAU students upon return. For more information, contact the Director of Education Abroad.