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Charles Eastman Pre- to Post Doctoral Fellowship

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 13, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
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Charles Eastman Fellowship

The Charles Eastman Fellowship in Native American and Indigenous Studies seeks applicants whose research addresses any area of Native American and Indigenous Studies. The successful applicant will be appointed in the Department of Native American and Indigenous Studies. 


Fellowship Details

Dartmouth College invites applications for the Charles Eastman Predoctoral Fellowship. This fellowship promotes student and faculty diversity at Dartmouth, and throughout higher education, by supporting the career trajectories of underrepresented minority scholars and others with a demonstrated ability to advance educational diversity. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement, promise in both research and teaching, and their demonstrated commitment to addressing racial underrepresentation in higher education. 

This is a two-year residential fellowship, with one course taught in the second year.  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 2022-24 will be set at the time of offer). In the second year, fellows teach one course in Winter or Spring. 

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.

Consideration will be made for scholars who seek to share their research as presenters and lecturers in the Dartmouth community. Each fellow will be expected to participate in selected activities with undergraduate students (for example, presenting guest lectures in classes, serving in programs for minority students interested in academic careers, and interacting with undergraduate majors in host departments).

Recipients of the Eastman Dissertation Fellowships will be appointed by the Dean of Graduate Studies, upon the recommendation of a faculty selection committee in consultation with appropriate departments.

How to Apply

Application Materials

  1. Research statement outlining completed research (including dissertation), work in progress, and plans for publication (maximum two pages single spaced);
  2. Teaching statement outlining past and future teaching interests (maximum one page single spaced)
  3. 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)
  4. Curriculum vitae
  5. Three confidential letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the dissertation advisor and address the projected timeline for completion.

Review of applications will begin Jan 17, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 


This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2022

Dartmouth College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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