Charles Eastman Fellowship
CHARLES EASTMAN FELLOWSHIP Dartmouth College invites applications for the Charles Eastman Fellowship. The fellowship supports scholars working in any area of Native American and Indigenous Studies. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement, promise in both research and teaching, and their demonstrated commitment to educational diversity. Applications from candidates who are underrepresented in their fields are especially welcome. FELLOWSHIP DETAILS Qualifications This is a two-year residential fellowship, with one course taught in the second year. Fellows are expected to complete the dissertation before the second year and then transition to a postdoctoral appointment. Throughout, fellows are expected to pursue research activities while participating fully in the intellectual life of the department and the college. The first year, fellows receive an annual stipend of approximately $36,000 plus benefits and an allocation for research expenses; as a postdoctoral fellow in the second year, the stipend is approximately $55,200 plus benefits and an allocation for research expenses (exact funding levels for 2021-23 will be set at the time of offer). Charles Eastman Fellows are part of a multidisciplinary cohort of approximately ten predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars, all committed to increasing diversity in their disciplines. Fellows participate together in mentoring and professional development programming, including guidance in preparing for faculty careers. Eastman Fellows are part of the Provost's Fellowship Program, a multidisciplinary cohort of approximately ten predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars who share a commitment to increasing diversity in their disciplines. Fellows participate together in mentoring and professional development programming, including guidance in preparing for faculty careers. SELECTION PROCESS Applicants will be selected on the basis of:
- academic achievement and promise;
- membership in a racial or ethnic group that is currently underrepresented among faculty in the applicant's academic field;
- demonstrated commitment to increasing opportunities for underrepresented minorities and increasing cross-racial understanding;
- and potential for serving as an advocate and mentor for minority undergraduate and graduate students.
- Research statement outlining completed research (including dissertation), work in progress, and plans for publication (maximum two pages single spaced);
- Teaching statement outlining past and future teaching interests (maximum one page single spaced);
- Fellowship program statement describing your motivations to join a multidisciplinary cohort; the statement should also describe prior and potential contributions to diversity in the context of academic research, teaching, and/or service (maximum one page single spaced);
- Curriculum vitae;
- Three confidential letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the dissertation advisor and address the projected timeline for completion.
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June 3, 2021