Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor and Heanon Wilkins Faculty Fellow - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio


United States
(1876)

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Job ID: 1876

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), $4000 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 in the Miami department aligned with specific credentials. 

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. 

Duties

During the 15-week (one semester) or 9-month (two-semester, full academic year) appointment, Wilkins Fellows conduct research and enjoy a one-course reduction in teaching load per semester.

Minimum Qualifications

Miami University welcomes candidates who have nearly completed (e.g. ABD) or completed their doctorate or equivalent degree within four years of the August 2016 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 Qualifications

Desirable qualifications include the ability to contribute in significant ways to Miami’s diversity-related initiatives.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Three letters of reference will be requested; include dissertation advisor in list of references. Statement of Research Plans should be one to five pages in length.


Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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