U San Francisco Dissertation Fellowship: Diversity Scholars

Dissertation Fellowship: Gerardo Marin Diversity Scholars

Job Summary:
The University of San Francisco invites applications for the Gerardo Marin Diversity Scholars Program Dissertation Fellowship for academic year 2016-2017. The Gerardo Marin Diversity Scholars Program seeks to help increase the presence of currently underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. professoriate by supporting advanced doctoral candidates during completion of their dissertation.

Job Responsibilities:
Scholars complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work, while becoming familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a university faculty member. Scholars teach one course in their discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities.

The program will provide compensation and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.

Minimum Requirements:
The successful applicant will have a persuasive record demonstrating action and commitment to the mission of USF including emphasis on its diversity mission. Candidates in disciplines in which racial and ethnic groups are traditionally underrepresented, and who have a willingness to participate in USF’s diversity initiatives will receive special consideration. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2016 and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields: Arts and Sciences: Communication Studies, Economics, English, History, International Studies (BA and MA), Media Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Rhetoric and Language, Sociology; Education: Counseling Psychology, Leadership Studies, Learning and Instruction, International and Multicultural Education, Teacher Education

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply online. Official transcripts should be submitted by both undergraduate and graduate institutions. Complete applications must be received by January 15, 2016 to ensure full consideration.  

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

Note: There is also a postdoctoral fellowship available through this program at USF.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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