Category Archives: “Diversity”

Pennsylvania State University Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: Open until filled (posted on H-Het 2/19)

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The fellowship is open to a wide range of fields, but preference will be given to scholars in fields with existing degree programs at Penn State Abington or areas of need for the college. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited doctoral program in the U.S., authorized to work in the U.S., and demonstrate a commitment to and engagement with equity issues. Special consideration will be given to applicants from racial/ethnic groups underrepresented at Penn State Abington.”

URL: https://psu.jobs/job/68881

University of Chicago Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 17

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking “junior scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This search is division-wide. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

University of Hartford Jackie McLean Pre-/Postdoctoral Fellowship in History 2017-18

Deadline: January 29

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Responsibilities include teaching one course per semester, conducting research or creative scholarship toward the completion of their degree or as a follow-up to their graduate work, giving at least one performance or presentation to the University and/or Hartford community, mentoring students and/or student organizations”; “Established in the name of the world-renowned alto saxophonist, educator, composer, and community activist Jackie McLean, founder of the African-American music department and the Jazz Studies degree program at the University of Hartford, the fellowship plays a key role in the University’s efforts to diversify its faculty and advance the cultural competence of the campus community.” “The Department of History is particularly interested in candidates with research and/or teaching interests in U.S. history to 1865, U.S. women’s history, African-American history, and the history of gender and sexuality.  Desirable additional teaching fields include Latin-American history or Latino/a history.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54043

University of San Francisco Gerardo Marin Diversity Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: January 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: The fellowships “seek 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.” ”

Candidates in disciplines in which racial and ethnic groups are traditionally underrepresented will receive special consideration. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2017 and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields:

Arts and Sciences: Communication Studies, Media Studies, History (emphasis in Islamic History), Art and Architecture (emphasis in Architecture, Design, Fine Art, and Art History), English (emphases in Native American Literature, Asian American Literature, Commonwealth Literature, or British Literature), Politics, Psychology, and International Studies

Education: Counseling Psychology, Leadership Studies, Learning and Instruction, International and Multicultural Education, Teacher Education”

URL: https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/11553

Emory University Visiting/Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Deadline: February 7

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are interested in supporting the completion of dissertation projects across the spectrum of the humanities that examine the origins, evolution, impact and legacy of race, difference, and the modern quest for civil and human rights. We also support research projects that examine race and ethnicity and its points of intersection with other identities and movements addressing differences along gender, class, religious, or sexual lines.”

URL: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25066&siteid=5043&jobid=594956

Ithaca College Diversity Scholars Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: December 2

Length: 1 year

Comments: “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.”

URL: https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/8840

University of Michigan LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: November 7

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The purpose of the LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is to support promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy and to prepare those scholars for possible tenure track appointments in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at U-M.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176361809&Title=Michigan%20LSA%20Collegiate%20Postdoctoral%20Fellowship

New York University Postdoctoral Fellowship and Transition Program for Academic Diversity

Deadline: November 17

Length: 2 years

Comments: NYU seeks to “support promising scholars and educators from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other under-represented groups whose life experience, research experience, and employment background will contribute significantly to academic excellence at NYU.” Must have completed the dissertation within the last three years and by September 1, 2017.

URL: http://www.nyu.edu/life/diversity-nyu/diversity-resources/faculty-resources/postdoctoral-and-transition.html

University of Maryland-Baltimore County Postdoctoral Fellowship for Faculty Diversity 2017-19

Deadline: November 4

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The purpose of the Program is to support promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy and to prepare those scholars for possible tenure track appointments at UMBC. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who are members of groups that historically have been underrepresented in the professoriate.” “Applicants who will have completed the doctoral degree no later than July 1, 2017 and no earlier than July 1, 2014 are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/35094

Bates College Faculty Position in US History

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: 1 year postdoc automatically succeeded by tenure-track position in year 2. Seeking “candidates who are capable of teaching Civil War and Reconstruction and who are strongly committed to teaching at the undergraduate level and to research and publication. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to interdisciplinary programs at Bates, including American Cultural Studies and/or African-American Studies. Full-time teaching responsibilities include a one-semester survey course of U.S. History, thematic courses and seminars, and senior thesis advising..” “Bates seeks applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages”