Diversity and Global Engagement

Pre- and Post-Doctoral Fellowships for Teacher-Scholars from Diverse Backgrounds

Elon University

Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral fellowships are available for teacher-scholars who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation or who have recently completed a Ph.D or MFA.

Available for one year with the possibility of a second year renewal, fellowships are open to United States citizens or permanent residents from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants must have completed all doctoral work except the dissertation by the current academic year and must be able to provide evidence that they can complete their dissertation during the fellowship.

Fellowships are available in the following areas: Exercise Science, Psychology (specific needs in Developmental psychology), Public Health (specific needs in Global Health), Political Science (specific needs in American politics) and Policy Studies (specific needs in public policy).

  • Fellows teach one course each in fall, winter, and spring semesters, work on your research: and participate in departmental and university life. A team of faculty mentors provides support for teaching and scholarship interests.
  • Annual $34,000 stipend
  • Office with computer
  • Library privileges and free cultural and sporting events on campus
  • Professional development support

About Elon:

Located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina between Burlington and Greensboro, Elon University enrolls 5,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 600 students in its four graduate programs. Elon employs 343 full-time faculty, 84% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.

A selective, liberal arts university, Elon is a national model for engaged teaching and learning, consistently scoring among the highest of schools completing the National Survey of Student Engagement. Four-credit hour courses provide time for active student participation. Elon's average class size is 22.

To Apply:

Before October 1, 2014, please submit the following materials to Dr. Brooke Barnett, Interim Associate Provost- Inclusive Community at bbarnett@elon.edu:

  1. An electronic cover letter indicating interest, diverse background, current status of terminal degree, courses you would be able to teach at Elon and research interests
  2. An electronic copy of your CV

Start date for Fall 2015. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Questions? Email bbarnett@elon.edu.