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Monday, December 10, 2012

MTSU Underrepresented Minority Dissertation Fellowship

Middle Tennessee State University history department is now accepting applications for their 2013-2014 Underrepresented Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program. The purpose of the $30,000 Fellowship is to enhance diversity in research, teaching, and service at MTSU through the recruitment of underrepresented minority graduate students from across the country that are completing dissertation research. Doctoral Students at the ABD stage may apply. Application deadline: January 6th, 2013.

Fellows will teach one course each semester in an area related to their academic preparation and a need of the department hosting the fellow. Fellows will be expected to devote significant time to the completion of the dissertation. Fellows will also work with a faculty mentor and will be involved with co-curricular activities including the university's cultural diversity initiatives.
Fellows will receive fiscal year faculty appointments (August 1 - July 31) and will be eligible for benefits including health insurance. Salary is $30,000. Fellows must be eligible for employment. Additionally, fellows will receive support for research, professional travel, and other related expenses. It is expected that fellows will not be employed outside of the University or receive additional fellowships or awards during the fellowship period unless approved by the University.
Excellence in teaching, research/creative activity and service is expected for all positions. MTSU seeks candidates committed to using integrative technologies in teaching.
For more details and to apply for this fellowship, please click here.