The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces its Diversity Scholars Fellowship Program search for 2019-2020.
Hosting two fellows, this program supports promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track appointments at liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities.
Applications are welcome in the following areas/departments: Communication Studies, Economics, Education, Modern Languages and Literatures, Psychology, Sociology, Women’s and Gender Studies, along with Writing.
The School of Humanities and Sciences houses additional interdisciplinary minors that may be potential sites of collaboration for candidates, including: African Diaspora Studies, Latina/o Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Asian American Studies, Muslim Cultures, Native American Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.
Fellowships are for the academic year (August 16, 2019 to May 31, 2020) and are non-renewable. Fellows will receive a $33,000 stipend, $5,000 in travel/professional development support, relocation reimbursement, office space, health benefits, and access to Ithaca College and Cornell University libraries. Fellows will teach one course in the fall semester and one course in the spring semester; will be mentored by senior faculty; will be expected to participate in one official function per semester; and must partake in an exit-interview. Fellows who successfully obtain their Ph.D. and show an exemplary record of teaching, scholarship, and engagement in academic service throughout their fellowship may be considered as candidates for tenure-eligible appointments anticipated to begin in the Fall of 2020.
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited program leading to a Ph.D. degree at a U.S. institution; display evidence of superior academic achievement and a commitment to a career in teaching at the college or university level and is authorized to work in the United States. Prior to August 15, 2019, potential fellows must be advanced to candidacy at their home institution, with an approved dissertation proposal. Preference will be given to candidates in the last year of dissertation writing.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Interested applicants must apply online at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/14748 and include (1): transcripts from an accredited PhD granting institution; (2) a cover letter; (3) a CV; (4) two syllabi of courses you propose to teach and (5); one letter of reference from your doctoral advisor. Applications will be reviewed on December 3, 2018.
Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000.
Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.