Humanities and Sciences - DIVERSITY SCHOLARS FELLOWSHIP

Location
Ithaca, NY
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



Posting Detail Information

Vacancy ID F2074 Job Title DIVERSITY SCHOLARS FELLOWSHIP Department Humanities and Sciences School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Temporary Academic Year 2018-2019 Anticipated start date 08/16/2018 If temporary, expected end date 05/31/2019 Faculty Status Term Position/Job Summary
The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces its Diversity Scholars Fellowship Program search for 2018-19. 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: Art History, Communication Studies, Education, Modern Languages & Literatures, Psychology, Sociology, and 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.

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 2019.
Position/Job Qualifications
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, 2018, 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.
EEO Statement
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.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at http://www.ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach
scanned copies of your transcripts from an accredited PhD granting institution; a cover letter; CV; and two syllabi of courses you propose to teach. You must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference, one being from your dissertation advisor. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the references upon final submission of your application.

Questions about the online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000. Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 4, 2017.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position Department description College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

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 United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at http://ithaca.edu
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes



Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Syllabi
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