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

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

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 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.

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.


During the appointment, Wilkins Fellows conduct research and enjoy a one-course reduction in teaching load per semester.

Basic 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 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

Ability to contribute in significant ways to Miami's diversity-related initiatives.

Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying to this position, candidates will be asked to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of proposed research (one to five pages) indicating area or discipline, and sample scholarship. Three letters of reference are required, including one from the dissertation advisor; if applicant does not have access to letters of reference they can be sent directly to sanderra@miamioh.edu. Screening of continues until May 8, 2015. Decisions are typically made by the end of June. For more information, see the
Office of the Provost's website at http://miamioh.edu/about-miami/leadership/provost/.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
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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