Astor Visiting Lectureships provide funding for visits by distinguished academics from the United States for up to one week.

Funding covers reasonable transatlantic airfares (i.e. economy or standard), internal travel, accommodation, subsistence and an honorarium of £750, subject to a maximum of £2,000 (including honorarium). Payment is made by reimbursement on the basis of actual expenditure.

All arrangements for the visit are the responsibility of the host department. Lecturerships may be held in any non-clinical department or faculty.

Scheme: Astor Visiting Lectureships

Deadline: 14 October 2016

Eligibility: Visiting lecturer must be a distinguished academic from the US. Awards are made with the expectation that the nominee will be available to give the lecture during the award year (2017).

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted via Heads of Division.

See the guidelines

Open and complete the application form.

Law Faculty deadline for initial expression of interest23 September 2016 (-15)
Law Faculty deadline for first draft for review7 October 2016 (-5)
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Funder deadline14 October 2016 (SSD)






For more information on the scheme and other Astor Funding please visit the University website.