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

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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

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

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: May 2

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The fellowships are intended to support scholars from a wide range of backgrounds, who can contribute to the diversity of SHASS and the higher education community. Applicants from members of racial and ethnic groups that have historically been underrepresented in the humanities and social sciences and from disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.” “Fellows may be pursuing the PhD degree in any discipline or area taught in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.”

URL: http://shass.mit.edu/inside/resources/internal/diversity-predoc