The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces its Diversity Scholars Fellowship Program search for 2017-18. 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: Communication Studies, Education, English, Environmental Studies and Sciences, History, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology, Sociology, Women’s and Gender Studies, along with 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.
Position Responsibilities and Terms of Fellowship:
Fellowships are for the academic year (August 16, 2017 to May 31, 2018) and are non-renewable. Fellows will receive a $32,000 stipend, $5,000 in travel/professional development support, relocation reimbursement, office space, health benefits and access to Ithaca College and Cornell University libraries. Fellows will teach one course in the fall semester and one course in the spring semester; will be mentored by senior faculty; will be expected to participate in one official function per semester; and must partake in an exit-interview.