Mitchem Fellow - 2018
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
Marquette University invites applications for the Arnold L. Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program. Mitchem Fellowships seek to help increase the presence of currently underrepresented racial and cultural groups in the U.S. professoriate by supporting advanced doctoral candidates during completion of the dissertation. The fellowships provide one year of support for doctoral candidates who are well into the writing stage of their dissertation work, and are currently enrolled in U.S. universities.
In addition to library, office and clerical support privileges, Mitchem Fellows receive a $36,520 stipend plus fringe benefits, research and travel monies for the 2018-19 academic year.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Fellows are to be in residence at Marquette University for the academic year, August 13, 2018 to May 19, 2019, during which they teach one (1) course in their area of specialization, interact with faculty and undergraduate students, give a public presentation, and devote their primary energies to the completion of their dissertations. During their residence, Mitchem Fellows will participate in a formal mentoring program, each fellow collaborating with a senior faculty mentor who is appointed by the Dean in her or her discipline.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Masters Degree preferred or substantial progress toward the terminal degree.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Persons are eligible to apply who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time or in any field, have completed all other requirements for the Ph.D. and are at the writing stage of their dissertation work. The Mitchem Fellowship Program is especially interested in receiving applications from individuals whose research focuses on African American, Latinx, First Nations/Native American Studies, or Race and Ethnic Studies. Applications for the 2018-2019 Fellowships are invited from the following academic areas: Anthropology, Communication Studies, Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Educational Policy and Leadership, English, Foreign Languages and Literatures, History, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Philosophy, Political Science/International Relations, Psychology, Social Work/Welfare, Sociology, or Theology.
It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.
All applications for this position must be initiated through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system. Attach a current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, a dissertation prospectus (10 page maximum), and a description of teaching interests/philosophy.
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Native American History / Studies