Fellow-Fixed Term

Job description

Fellow-Fixed Term

Job no: 561211
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Arts And Letters
Department: American Indian And Indigenous Studies 40000806
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Education/Training
Position Summary

Michigan State University announces a call for the 2019-2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in American Indian and Indigenous Studies (AIIS). The fellowship provides office space, access to Michigan State University’s outstanding facilities, connections with American Indian and Indigenous Studies faculty and community, benefits for the year, and a substantial stipend. The Fellowship period is July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. Michigan State University occupies the ancestral, traditional, and contemporary Lands of the Anishinaabeg – Three Fires Confederacy of Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi peoples.

Applicants must be finished with all doctoral work, except the dissertation; actively working in American Indian and Indigenous Studies; and committed to a career in Indigenous Studies. It is expected that the Pre-doctoral Fellow will complete the dissertation during the award year. Applicants may be pursuing a terminal degree in any discipline or area offered at Michigan State University.

The successful applicant will be required to teach one course in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, as well as actively participate in activities of American Indian and Indigenous Studies, including participation in the Indigenous Studies Writing Group and AIIS faculty meetings, among other community activities. The Fellow must reside in Nkwejong // East Lansing, Michigan area for the duration of the fellowship. Final award pending university budget approval.

More about the American Indian and Indigenous Studies program, as well as a list of previous fellows, can be viewed at http://aisp.msu.edu/.

Required Degree

Bachelors

Desired Degree

Other -ABD - all but dissertation degree requir

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must be finished with all doctoral work, except the dissertation; actively working in American Indian and Indigenous Studies; and committed to a career in Indigenous Studies. It is expected that the Pre-doctoral Fellow will complete the dissertation during the award year. Applicants may be pursuing a terminal degree in any discipline or area offered at Michigan State University.

The successful applicant will be required to teach one course in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, as well as actively participate in activities of American Indian and Indigenous Studies, including participation in the Indigenous Studies Writing Group and AIIS faculty meetings, among other community activities. The Fellow must reside in Nkwejong // East Lansing, Michigan area for the duration of the fellowship. Final award pending university budget approval.

Required Application Materials

Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources web site http://careers.msu.edu/.

Qualified applicants should submit a) a cover letter b) current curriculum vitae c) a statement of teaching / research philosophy that highlights your alignment with some of our desired qualifications and d) the names and email addresses of 3 potential referees.

Special Instructions

We will begin reviewing applications on March 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

More about the American Indian and Indigenous Studies program, as well as a list of previous fellows, can be viewed at http://aisp.msu.edu/. Questions can be directed to Dr. Dylan Miner, Director of American Indian and Indigenous Studies, at [email protected]

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Review of Applications Begins On

03/11/2019

Website

http://aisp.msu.edu/

Department Statement

The College of Arts & Letters recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture, which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members, results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Feb 15, 2019 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 15, 2021 Eastern Standard Time

 

 

 

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