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Frederick Douglass Scholars

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Frederick Douglass Scholar Fellowship

Job Title: Frederick Douglass Scholars
Reference Code: 2017205
Job Location: Edinboro, PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
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Social & behavioral sciences
Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Frederick Douglass Scholars
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

In keeping with Frederick Douglassí life of public service and commitment to equity and access, the Frederick Douglass Institutes of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) are offering teaching opportunities to graduate students who are pursuing careers as university faculty.

The Douglass Scholars Fellowship is designed to provide professional experiences, mentoring and potential employment opportunities within universities that are strongly committed to cultural diversity.

Fellows are sought whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds, especially those from historically underrepresented groups, are encouraged to apply.

As a Frederick Douglass Teaching Fellow, scholars will teach and/or co-teach during the Summer Sessions, continue their research, and contribute to the life of the university. Dates of employment vary among universities, but typically run from May 2017 thru August 2017. At the discretion of individual campuses, Douglass scholar applicants may also be considered for full or partial year appointments.

Scholars will be compensated as adjunct faculty, according to each universityís collective bargaining agreement. Additionally, Fellows may be provided housing and travel. The appointment is for the scholar alone, not families, and scholars are responsible for their own local transportation. Faculty benefits (office space, computer and network access, and library privileges) are also provided.

About Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is located 15 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania. The university is the regionís largest and most comprehensive public institution. The 585-acre campus is a picturesque area, approximately 100 miles from the educational and cultural centers of Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Buffalo.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

Minimum requirements are: Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident; MA degree completed and enrollment in a terminal degree program (Ph.D., MFA, Ed. D, etc.); academic background in one of the disciplines taught at the university. Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: teaching experience; currently ABD or doctorate within last two years. Edinboro University seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or serivce has prepared them to contriubte to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Diversity Statement

Edinboro University is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, sex and disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, ADEA and the ADA.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional application information, including the required application form, can be found at

Applicants may also contact the appropriate university contact.

Online Only applications are accepted.

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Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a credential verification and all Act 153 criminal background investigations to include: a report of criminal history information obtained from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (formerly Department of Public Welfare), and the Federal fingerprint-based criminal history report. Finalists may be required to complete an interview and/or demonstration. Fluency in English language for final candidates will be assessed.

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