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Apply for NNPC/TOTAL MIT Empowering Teachers Program 2020/2021

MIT – Empowering the Teachers (MIT-ETT), a teaching-focused
fellowship offered by MISTI at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT) together with its corporate partner NNPC/TOTAL
invites applications for:

Title: MIT-Empowering the Teachers Program (Fall 2020 – Spring 2021)

Program Summary

MIT-ETT enables Nigerian faculty in science and engineering to
experience a semester at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(MIT). Selected fellows will observe instruction in their disciplines and
work as a group under the guidance of MIT faculty member to prepare
innovative curricula and approaches to teaching that can be introduced
into their home universities on their return.

Detailed Description
MIT-ETT will select a number of outstanding young faculty fellows from
the disciplines of electrical engineering, computer science, computer
engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and
petroleum engineering from Nigerian universities to spend a semester
at MIT either in the Fall 2020 (September-December 2020) or in the
Spring 2021 (February-May 2021).

During their semester at MIT, the selected faculty will observe at
least two classes similar to ones they themselves currently teach
(including lectures, recitations and tutorials). They will work on new
curricular materials and teaching approaches for adoption in their own
classes, they will attend two weekly MIT-ETT seminars, one which will
focus on curriculum design and the other will introduce the faculty to
MIT cultural aspects such as: Online teaching, problem solving,
entrepreneurship, public speaking, networking, and more.

Eligibility

MIT-ETT welcomes applications from all qualified faculty who are:
Interested in developing new curriculum and teaching methods and
consider themselves to be change-agents;
A faculty member holding a PhD and teach in a department corresponding
to Computer Science Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or Petroleum
Engineering at a university in Nigeria;
Lecturer One rank.

Benefits
MIT-ETT will cover basic travel, living and instructional materials
expenses of the participants.
The home universities of the successful applicants will commit to
provide paid leave of absence during the period of the MIT program.
Application Closing Date
8pm EST; 1st November, 2019.

Application Instructions

ETT applications for the 2020-2021 academic year must be submitted
online through the above link. If this is your first time visiting the
registration web page, please click the green “Register” button at the
top right and create a SurveyMonkey Apply account. When creating an
account make sure to choose “Empowering the Teachers” in the
“Applicant Type” field. The email address and password you use to
register will be used throughout the application process. At any point
before the deadline, you will be able to save your work and log back
in at a later date to continue from where you left off.
If you already have an account and you would like to continue your
application, click the “Log In” button when the page opens, enter your
account information, and resume your application.

Important Notice

Applications will be thoroughly vetted.
An MIT committee will establish a list of top candidates. Candidates
in Nigeria will be interviewed in Abuja by MIT faculty and
representatives of NNPC and TOTAL during the last week of January,
2020 Selected candidates will be notified of their date and time in
early January.

Application Deadline: November 1st, 2019

If you have further questions about the application or this system,
please contact: ett.support@mit.edu.

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