Ithaca College announces the Dissertation Diversity Fellowship Program for 2016-17

The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces the Dissertation Diversity Fellowship Program for 2016-17 year. The program’s goal is to better prepare promising scholars for tenure track appointments within liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities. Any of these departments are welcome to apply: Art History, the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, Communication Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Sociology, and Women’s and Gender Studies. The position would start around August 15th, 2016 and if it is a temporary job it would end on May 30, 2017. The job responsibilities would include:
-Fellowships are for the academic year (August 15, 2016 to May 31, 2017) and are non-renewable.
-The fellow will receive a $32,000 stipend, $3,000 in travel/professional development support, relocation reimbursement, office space, health benefits and access to Ithaca College and Cornell University libraries.
-The fellow will teach one course in the fall semester and one course in the spring semester, and will be invited to speak about her/his dissertation research in relevant classes and at special events at Ithaca College.
- Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited program leading to a Ph.D. degree at a U.S. institution; evidence of superior academic achievement and commitment to a career in teaching at the college or university level is required.
-Candidates must also be authorized to work in the United States. Prior to August 15, 2016, the fellow must be advanced to candidacy at the home institution, with an approved dissertation proposal. Preference will be given to candidates in the last year of dissertation writing.

Applications may be filled online through the university website: www.ithaca.edu/jobs.

For more information, please refer to: http://www.ithaca.edu/hs/depts/philrel/dsrtndiversityfellowprog/