Location: Framingham, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Dec 9 2016 Job Description:
Framingham State University (FSU) is soliciting applications for the Mary Miles Bibb Teaching Fellowship. This fellowship is named for Mary Miles Bibb, FSU Class of 1843, the University's first African American graduate and the first African American normal school graduate in the United States. After her graduation from FSU, she had a distinguished career as a teacher, journalist, activist, and abolitionist.
In the spirit of Mary Miles Bibb, the University seeks to enhance its inclusive excellence initiatives with the addition of a Bibb fellow, a faculty member who has exhibited sustained and passionate commitments to diversity and inclusion in teaching, scholarship, and/or service. The position begins in September 2017 with the possibility of renewal for the 2018-2019 academic year. Bibb Fellows teach three courses a semester and contribute to their home departments and the FSU community with a focus on inclusive excellence in teaching pedagogies, curriculum development, co-curricular programming, and organizational change.
We welcome applicants who are able to teach in the following academic disciplines, and we encourage interdisciplinary scholars:
Art & Music
Chemistry & Food Science
Fashion Design & Retailing
Food & Nutrition
Physics & Earth Science
Psychology & Philosophy
We seek candidates who have completed their terminal degrees within the past five years and have demonstrated a sustained commitment to diversity and inclusion in their teaching, scholarship, and/or service. Candidates who are nearing completion of their terminal degrees will also be considered. We seek to find Bibb fellows whose teaching pedagogies and areas of interest in scholarship and/or service focus on underrepresented groups in our community.
Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston.
Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each oth...er through informed and open communication, institutional practices and community engagement. FSU provides a culturally relevant education that includes a beautiful campus with 53 undergraduate and graduate programs, a highly personalized teaching environment, and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.
Framingham State University is honored to be recognized for the second year as a recipient of the INSIGHT into Diversity prestigious 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses.