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Provost's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Faculty Leadership Fellow Program

The Provost’s Office supports efforts to build a pipeline of emerging leaders as part of its Faculty and Leader Development Program. This fellowship opportunity advances institutional DEIJ goals while supporting faculty readiness for future leadership opportunities through building a portfolio of leadership activities.

Applications for the 2023-2024 leadership fellow opportunity are due Friday, April 21, 2023. Details on how to apply are below.

The Opportunity

The Provost's Office seeks interested applicants for a Provost's DEIJ Faculty Leadership Fellow to contribute to the advancement of the Provost's DEIJ initiatives for AY 23-24. The fellow will oversee an assigned portfolio of initiatives and projects, collaborating closely with the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, vice provosts, deans, department heads, and faculty. Applicants will be considered who hold a current, full-time faculty position at the University, and may include tenured faculty or CIRE faculty on multi-year contracts. It is anticipated that the fellow will contribute approximately 4-8 hours per week to assigned projects and initiatives, and work hours may vary based on active projects. The term of the appointment will be August 23, 2023 - May 22, 2024.

Projects & Initiatives

The fellow will complete the following projects and initiatives, working both autonomously and in collaboration with colleagues in the Provost’s Office, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Institutional Equity, and Schools and Colleges, among others.

  • Development of guidelines and training for Promotion, Tenure, and Reappointment committees in departments and schools/colleges on consideration of DEIJ in the PTR process.
  • Diversity Initiatives for Faculty Development, support, and execution of programming for diverse faculty such as onboarding, networking socials, retention initiatives, and town halls.