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Heanon Wilkins Faculty Fellows

Position Deleted on 3/12/2011. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Oxford, OH
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Humanities
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
included on Affirmative Action email
Heanon Wilkins Faculty Fellows

Department: Multiple departments

Responsibilities: 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. 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 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.

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 2011 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 in order to qualify for appointment. Desirable qualifications include the ability to contribute in significant ways to Miami's diversity-related initiatives.

Contact Information: Applications should include 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. Applications should be submitted to: Heanon Wilkins Faculty Fellowship Program, 208 Roudebush Hall, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056. For more information contact: Dr. Michael E. Dantley, Associate Provost, 513-529-6722; Screening of applications begins March 10, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Miami University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with smoke-free campuses offering full same-sex domestic partner benefits. Women and members of ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Campus Crime and Safety Report at Hard copy upon request.
Miami University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, with smoke-free campuses. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For information regarding campus crime and safety, visit Hard copy upon request.
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