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International Programs Office

Physical Address:
901 Paradise Creek St.
LLC Bldg. #3
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 1250
Moscow, ID 83844-1250

Phone: (208) 885-8984

Fax: (208) 885-2859

Email: ipo@uidaho.edu

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Teach Abroad with USAC

The University of Idaho, in collaboration with the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC), is pleased to offer international teaching opportunities to full-time faculty members in good standing for month-long summer or semester-long programs in Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Thailand. If you think you would like to teach anthropology in Chile, education in Germany, environmental science in Costa Rica, or if you would be interested in the many other teaching opportunities, please read more below.

Deadline: Mid-November two years prior to desired teaching assignment

  • Can teach courses in agriculture, African studies, architecture, art, biology, business, economics, education, environmental sciences, geography, humanities, natural resources, public health, nutrition and food, science/technology, social sciences, and tourism.
  • Can offer at least one course that specifically relates to the teaching site, region, or nation, or is clearly international in nature; language of instruction may be either English or the relevant foreign language (Spanish, French, etc.)
  • Have student evaluation summaries that reflect superior teaching abilities and written approval from their supervisor, and who will be returning to the University of Idaho following the term abroad
  • Are flexible regarding international living and working conditions and are willing to enthusiastically experience local culture with their students
  • Are willing to contribute to the host university in addition to teaching the selected courses 
  • Who are willing to publicize the opportunity to their students

  • On semester-long programs, selected visiting professors will receive their regular salary and benefits from the University of Idaho during the semester abroad. Visiting professors usually teach two 3-credit courses during a semester-long program. Semester-long programs also require the written approval of the visiting professor's department chair and dean.
  • USAC provides airfare and assistance in locating housing abroad. 
  • Visiting professors may enroll in USAC courses at no cost. Qualified dependents of faculty may enroll in USAC courses at a discounted rate (additional expenses are the responsibility of the dependent). 
  • The department of the visiting professor will receive $9,000 from USAC to help defray replacement costs, or the department may opt for a faculty exchange with a USAC affiliated university abroad. In the latter case, the department will receive $1,000 and a visiting professor from abroad who is qualified to teach in that department, determined by the receiving department. 

  • On summer or January session programs, selected visiting professors can apply to teach a one-credit course and will receive $1,500 - $1,850 (depending on length of program), or a three-credit course for which they would receive $2,750 - $3,450 if the course is approved. 
  • USAC provides airfare and assistance in locating housing abroad. 
  • Visiting Professors may enroll in USAC courses at no cost. Qualified dependents of faculty may enroll in USAC courses at a discounted rate (additional expenses are the responsibility of the dependent).

International Programs Office

Physical Address:
901 Paradise Creek St.
LLC Bldg. #3
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 1250
Moscow, ID 83844-1250

Phone: (208) 885-8984

Fax: (208) 885-2859

Email: ipo@uidaho.edu