Health Science and Human Perf/Smiddy - DIVERSITY SCHOLARS FELLOWSHIP

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Job Title DIVERSITY SCHOLARS FELLOWSHIP Department Health Science and Human Perf/Smiddy School/Parent Organization School of Health Science and Human Performance Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Temporary Academic Year 2019-2020 Academic Semester Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Anticipated start date 08/16/2019 If temporary, expected end date 05/31/2020 Faculty Status Term Position/Job Summary
The School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College (located in Ithaca, NY) announces its Diversity Scholars Fellowship Program search for 2019-20. Hosting two fellows, this program supports promising scholars who are committed to diversity in academia to better prepare them for tenure track appointments at liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities.

The School of Health Sciences and Human Performance comprises the following departments/programs: Exercise and Sport Sciences, Health Promotion and Physical Education, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Recreation and Leisure Studies, and Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Candidates who are committed to expanding their teaching and scholarship in these fields or interested in areas like multicultural education, culturally relevant pedagogy, multicultural health, and health care disparities are encouraged to apply.

Position Responsibilities and Terms of Fellowship:

Fellowships are for the academic year (August 16, 2019, to May 31, 2020) and are nonrenewable. Fellows will receive a $33,000 stipend and $5,000 for travel/professional development support. Fellows are also eligible for relocation reimbursement and provided office space, health benefits and access to Ithaca College and Cornell University libraries. Fellows will teach one three-credit course (or its equivalent) in the fall and spring semesters, will be mentored by senior faculty, will participate in at least one official function per semester, and must partake in an exit interview.

Fellows who successfully complete the doctoral degree and show an exemplary record of teaching, scholarship, and engagement in academic service throughout the fellowship may be considered as candidates for available tenure-eligible appointments anticipated to begin in fall 2020.
Position/Job Qualifications
Applicant Stipulations:
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited program leading to a post-professional or terminal doctoral 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 be authorized to work in the United States. Prior to August 15, 2019, potential fellows must be advanced to candidacy at their home institution. 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 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. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Additional inquires about the position may be directed to John Sigg, [email protected], (607)274-3237. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 7, 2018.
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
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes Is this position covered by the SEIU? Yes Vacancy ID F2134

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Syllabi
  5. Letter of Recommendation
Optional Documents
  1. Reference List

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    Posted: 11/30/2018
    Application Due: 12/30/2018
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