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Job Overview


The University of San Francisco invites applications from underrepresented ethnic minority scholars for the USF Dissertation Fellowship Program in the School of Nursing and Health Professionals for academic year 2012-2013.

Program: Scholars complete the dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work, and become familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a University faculty member. Scholars teach one course in the discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities. Pending funding, the Program provides a stipend of $33,000 and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.

Qualifications: Scholars are members of one of the following groups: African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, or American Indians, and are U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to the doctorate by Summer 2011, and must be considering a career in college teaching in the field of Nursing or Public Health.

Applicants should submit a letter of application (indicating area of expertise), curriculum vitae, transcripts, dissertation prospectus, brief description of research plans, evidence of teaching ability (including student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to:

Mary J. Wardell, Ed.D.
Associate Vice Provost
Dissertation Scholars Search
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Complete applications must be received by April 30, 2012, to ensure full consideration.

The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic University founded in 1855 to educate leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to work in a culturally diverse environment and to contribute to the mission of the University.

USF is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.