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Dissertation Fellowship: Gerardo Marn Diversity Fellowship 2020-2021
University of San Francisco

Date Posted Dec. 11, 2019
Title Dissertation Fellowship: Gerardo Marn Diversity Fellowship 2020-2021
University University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Organization and Leadership
    Teacher Education

Job Title:
Dissertation Fellowship: Gerardo Marin Diversity Fellowship 2020-2021

Job Summary:
The University of San Francisco invites applications for the Gerardo Marin Diversity Dissertation Fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Gerardo Marin Diversity Fellowships seek to help increase the presence of currently underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. professoriate by supporting advanced doctoral candidates during completion of their dissertation.

Full Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:
Scholars complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work while becoming familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a university faculty member. Scholars teach one course in their discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities.

The program will provide compensation and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.

Candidates in disciplines in which racial and ethnic groups are traditionally underrepresented will receive special consideration. Candidates must have completed all coursework leading to their doctorate by Summer 2020 and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields:

College of Arts and Sciences:

  • MS in Data Science
  • Data Institute
  • Engineering

School of Education:

  • Teacher Education
  • Department of Leadership Studies

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit online a letter of application indicating area of expertise and desired department for placement; curriculum vitae; transcripts; dissertation prospectus; brief description of research plans; evidence of teaching ability (including student evaluations); and three letters of recommendation. Transcripts and letters of recommendation can be sent to:

Dr. Mary J. Wardell
Vice Provost& Chief Diversity Officer
Dissertation Fellowship
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Or by email to with the subject line: Dissertation Fellowship Application

Official transcripts should be submitted by both undergraduate and graduate institutions. Complete applications must be received by February 1, 2020 to ensure full consideration.

Full time

Pay Rate:

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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit


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