Fellowships & Scholarships
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Position Title: Heanon Wilkins Fellow -- Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor
Institution: Miami University
Contact: On-line applications are not accepted for this position. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of proposed research (one to five pages) indicating area or discipline, and sample scholarship addressed to Dr. Carolyn Haynes via email to . Three letters of reference are required, including one from the dissertation advisor.
Address: Miami University Oxford, Ohio 45056
Fellowship Description: Professor Emeritus Heanon Wilkins was Miami University's first full-time African-American faculty member. A distinguished professor of Spanish, Portuguese, and Black World Studies, Professor Wilkins received Miami's highest honors in teaching, research, and service and we honor him with the Wilkins Fellows program. Applicants from varied disciplines welcome. Miami University welcomes candidates who have nearly completed (e.g. ABD) or completed their doctorate or equivalent degree within four years of the August 2013 appointment date. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, temporary resident (admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law), refugee or asylee. Preferred qualification: Ability to contribute in significant ways to Miami's diversity-related initiatives. The Wilkins Fellows program provides a culturally diverse faculty with mentoring, a salary equivalent to that of a Miami University faculty member at the same rank (instructor or visiting assistant professor), $3000-$5000 for research-related expenses, the potential of obtaining a future tenure-track faculty position at Miami University, and an opportunity to live and work in a welcoming community of enthusiastic scholars. During the appointment, Wilkins Fellows conduct research and enjoy a reduced teaching load. Screening of applications begins: 03-04-2013.
Run Date: 12/14/12-3/14/12