Ithaca College, School of Humanities and Sciences
Diversity Scholars Fellowship Announcement 2017-18
The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces its Diversity Scholars Fellowship Program search for 2017-18. 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, Education, English, Environmental Studies and Sciences, History, Physics and Astronomy, 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.
Position Responsibilities and Terms of Fellowship:
Fellowships are for the academic year (August 16, 2017 to May 31, 2018) and are non-renewable. Fellows will receive a $32,000 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.
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, 2017, 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.
Applicants must provide transcripts from an accredited PhD granting institution; a cover letter; CV; two syllabi of courses you propose to teach, along with three letters of reference.
Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 7,000 students, combines the best of education in the liberal arts and sciences with training in the professions. Our strategic plan, called IC 20/20, positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience that allows us to graduate students who are ready for today's personal, professional and global challenges. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.
Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S. To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at www.ithaca.edu.
Questions about the online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000.
Screening of applications begins December 2, 2016. Apply at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/8840.