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Grant writing 

The American University of Rome is looking for an instructor to teach a module in grant writing that will form part of a graduate-level course on grant writing and fundraising. The course will meet once a week for three hours. The grant writing module involves 30 contact hours, arranged as ten three-hour sessions to be delivered during the period between 22 January and 25 March 2024.  Classes will take place once a week, exact timetable to be determined. The course is aimed at MA students of Cultural Heritage, Peace Studies, and Food Studies. Teaching will involve supervising practical group work as well as teaching theory.

Required qualifications:  

  • Extensive professional experience in fundraising across the non-profit sector in areas that are relevant to cultural heritage, peace studies, and food studies. Our students are international and will be returning to employment in many different countries, including the United States. Therefore, the instructor should have experience in grant writing that can be applied across a broad geographical range of countries.
  • Excellent knowledge of English  
  • Relevant academic education to at least MA or MBA level and preferably Ph.D. level  

Desirable qualifications  

  • Previous teaching experience with North American university programs  

All applicants must have the right to work in Italy.

Please send your motivation letter and CV in English to quoting ref: HR 9 Adjunct Faculty: Grantwriting.

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We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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