Ithaca College announces its Diversity Scholars Fellowship Program search for 2023-2024.
The Ithaca College Diversity Scholars Program was created to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of Ithaca College faculty and, in so doing, bring fresh perspectives to the college’s curriculum and the learning experiences offered to students.
Fellowships are for the academic year (August 15, 2023 to May 31, 2024) and are non-renewable. Scholars will receive a $42,000 stipend, $5,000 in travel/professional development support, relocation reimbursement, office space, health benefits, and access to Ithaca College and Cornell University libraries. Scholars will teach one course in the fall semester and one course in the spring semester; will be mentored by a faculty member in the host department; will be expected to participate in one official function per semester and monthly professionalization meetings; and must partake in an exit-interview. Course must be taught in person.
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited PhD granting program; display a commitment to a career in teaching at the college or university level and scholarly promise. Applicants must also be authorized to work in the United States. Prior to August 15, 2023, applicants must be advanced to candidacy at their home institution. For PhD candidates this means having an approved dissertation proposal. Preference will be given to candidates in the last year of the writing process.
Applications are welcome in the following areas/departments: Please read the following descriptions and include reference to specific criteria in your cover letter.
Computer Science The Department of Computer Science is looking for candidates who can contribute to our curriculum in every area. However, those outside of artificial intelligence in education, machine learning, mobile development, and networks will be given preference. The successful candidate will teach one section of our Principles of Computer Science course and a junior/senior level course in their area of expertise. Our department is also committed to mentoring the successful candidate in the areas of curriculum development, sustained research, and professional development.
English The Department of Literatures in English seeks a Ph.D. candidate Diversity Scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Indigenous American literature; Asian-American literature; Diasporic Asian literature; pre-1900 African American literature; African Diasporic literature. The successful candidate will teach an introductory course to the candidate’s specialty in the fall, and a special-topics course in the spring.
Exercise Science and Athletic Training In the field of Exercise Science, candidates in the areas of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Exercise Physiology, and Strength & Conditioning are encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose scholarship focuses on the cultural aspects of sport psychology.
Health Promotion and Physical Education The Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education (name change to Health Sciences and Public Health 2023-24) is seeking a predoctoral fellow with interest or research in one or more of the following areas: 1) Health Disparities, 2) Epidemiology, 3) Policy and Health Care Systems,
4) social determinants of health. The twelve full-time department faculty are from several different disciplines, including public health, health sciences, social sciences, humanities, and education.
Screen Cultures: Area of specialization is open
Theatre Studies: Within the field of Theatre or Performance Studies, special consideration will be given to candidates whose scholarship focuses on race and theatre in the United States. Additionally, the School of Music, Theatre and Dance welcomes artist/scholars who practice both traditional scholarship and creative activity.
World Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Within the fields of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, applications are welcome in the areas of French and Francophone Studies and Linguistics.
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 and include (1): unofficial transcripts from an accredited institution; (2) a cover letter outlining your teaching philosophy, teaching experience (if any), research and timeline to degree completion, and experience working with underrepresented groups in your teaching and/or research or service.; (3) a CV; (4) one syllabus of a course you propose to teach and (5); name and contact information of reference (usually an advisor or chair). Applicants will need to upload application materials in a single document. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 1.
Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000, or [email protected] Questions about the Diversity Scholars Program should be directed to Belisa González at [email protected] or 607-274-3921.
Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.