Mitchem Fellow - 2021-2022

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Overview

Marquette University invites applications for the Arnold L. Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program. Mitchem Fellowships seek to help increase the presence of currently underrepresented racial and cultural groups in the U.S. professoriate by supporting advanced doctoral candidates during completion of the dissertation. The fellowships provide one year of support for doctoral candidates who are well into the writing stage of their dissertation work, and are currently enrolled in U.S. universities. In addition to library, office and clerical support privileges, Mitchem Fellows receive a $36,520 stipend plus fringe benefits, research and travel monies for the 2021-22 academic year.

    Duties and Responsibilities

Fellows are to be in residence at Marquette University for the academic year, August 16, 2021 to May 22, 2022, during which they teach one (1) course in their area of specialization, interact with faculty and undergraduate students, give a public presentation, and devote their primary energies to the completion of their dissertations. During their residence, Mitchem Fellows will participate in a formal mentoring program, each fellow collaborating with a senior faculty mentor who is appointed by the Dean in her or his discipline.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Masters Degree preferred or substantial progress toward the terminal degree.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Persons are eligible to apply who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time or in any field, have completed all other requirements for the Ph.D. and are at the writing stage of their dissertation work. The Mitchem Fellowship Program is especially interested in receiving applications from individuals whose research focuses on Race, Ethnic and Indigenous Studies. Applications for the 2021-2022 Fellowships are invited from the following academic areas: Anthropology, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, Criminology and Law Studies, Educational Policy and Leadership, English, History, International Affairs, Journalism, Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Welfare and Justice, Sociology, or Theology and Religion.


It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.