Fellowships for Teacher-Scholars from Diverse Backgrounds
Elon University 2019-2020
Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral fellowships are available for teacher-scholars who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation or who have recently completed a PhD or MFA. Available for one year with the possibility of a second year renewal, fellowships are open to United States citizens or permanent residents from diverse backgrounds who are interested in working in a student and learning centered liberal arts environment. Elon University is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Applicants must have completed all doctoral work except the dissertation by the current academic year and must be able to provide evidence that they can complete their dissertation during the fellowship. We are accepting applicants in the following areas: Accounting, Analytics and Social Media, Anthropology, Communication Design (graphic, interactive and web design), Economics, Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship, Marketing and International Business, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health Studies, Sociology, Sport Management, and Teacher Education with an emphasis on gifted education.
Fellows teach one course each in fall, winter, and spring semesters, work on your research, and participate in departmental and university life. A team of faculty mentors provides support for teaching and scholarship interests. Annual $40,000 stipend Office with computer Library privileges and free cultural and sporting events on campus Professional development support On occasion, we offer Senior Post-Doctoral teaching fellowships for teacher-scholars from diverse backgrounds with an established research agenda and who are interested in gaining teaching experience in a liberal arts environment. These teaching fellowships are not limited to United States citizens or permanent residents. Senior Post-Doctoral teaching fellows teach more than three courses a year. Please inquire if you are interested.
Located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina between Burlington and Greensboro, Elon University enrolls 5,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 600 students in its four graduate programs. Elon employs 343 full-time faculty, 84% of whom hold the highest degree in their field. A selective, liberal arts university, Elon is a national model for engaged teaching and learning, consistently scoring among the highest of schools completing the National Survey of Student Engagement. Four-credit hour courses provide time for active student participation. Elon's average class size is 22.
Between September 15, 2018 and November 3, 2018, please submit the following materials under the subject line "Pre and post doc fellowship 2019" or "Senior Post-Doctoral teaching fellow 2019" to email@example.com:
An electronic cover letter indicating interest, how your diverse background furthers our goal of building a culturally diverse educational environment, current status of terminal degree, courses you would be able to teach at Elon and research interests An electronic copy of your CV Electronic evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available Names of three references, but please do not sent reference letters Start date for Fall 2019. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
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Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral fellowships are available for teacher-scholars who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation or who have recently completed a PhD or MFA.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for engaged, experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, creative and determined problem-solvers who are passionate about making the world a better place. Elon's 6,045 undergraduate and 746 graduate students come from 49 states and 58 other countries. Elon sends more undergraduate students to study abroad than any other master’s-level university in the nation and the core curriculum includes a strong global focus. More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. I...n the 2018 "America's Best Colleges" guide, U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more often than any other university in the nation for eight academic programs that are focused on student success. U.S. News also ranks Elon #1 among Southern master's-level universities, with #1 rankings for undergraduate teaching and innovation. Princeton Review ranks Elon among the nation's 382 "best colleges." The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranks Elon #33 in the nation and #1 in North Carolina in student engagement, and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine names Elon one of the nation's "best value" private universities. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.