Mitchem Fellow - 2021-2022
|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 2021-22 academic year.
Fellows are to be in residence at Marquette University for the academic year, August 16, 2021 to May 22, 2022, 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 his discipline.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: master's 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 Race, Ethnic and Indigenous Studies. Applications for the 2021-2022 Fellowships are invited from the following academic areas: Anthropology, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, Criminology and Law Studies, Educational Policy and Leadership, English, History, International Affairs, Journalism, Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Welfare and Justice, Sociology, or Theology and Religion.
All applications for this position must be initiated through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system at http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/13696
Attach a current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, a dissertation prospectus (10 page maximum), and a description of teaching interests/philosophy.
Please visit http://www.marquette.edu/provost/mitchem-dissertation-program.shtml to obtain Progress Toward Degree and Letter of Reference Cover Sheet forms. Three confidential letters of recommendation, including one from the applicant’s dissertation advisor are required. These, along with official graduate transcripts and the completed Progress Toward Degree form may be either emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org directly from the referee, the university, or third party, such as Inter Folio, or sent via United States Postal Service to:
Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program
|Primary Category:||Black History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Journalism / Media Studies
Religious Studies and Theology
Race / Ethnic Studies