Dissertation Fellowship Opportunities for Candidates who Enhance the Diversity of the Academy

The Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges invites applications in all disciplines for Scholar-in- Residence appointments at over 45 nationally ranked institutions.

Scholars will receive a salary equivalent to that of Visiting Instructors at the host institution. Dissertation scholars will teach one course per academic year at the sponsoring institution and contribute to other campus activities. Mentoring on teaching, scholarship, and professional life at liberal arts colleges will be provided. CFD Consortia institutions have access to all applications and appoint fellows based on their individual policies, procedures, and academic needs.

For inquiries please contact Suzanne Gockowski at sgockows@gettysburg.edu


Applicants should either be working toward a Ph.D. or an M.F.A. degree and must have completed all degree requirements except for the dissertation.  Candidates must be U.S. Citizens or unconditional permanent residents committed to and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of the faculty at consortia colleges.

Application Instructions

Please click here to submit a free application via Interfolio


Please submit the following documents to complete your dossier:

Cover Letter


Three Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation

Consortium Members Institutions: Allegheny College • Amherst College •Bard College at Simon’s Rock • Bowdoin College • Bryn Mawr College •Bucknell College • Carleton College •Centre College •Centenary College of LA •Coe College •College of the Holy Cross • Colorado College • Denison University • DePauw University • Dickinson College •Franklin & Marshall College • Gettysburg College • Grinnell College • Gustavus Adolphus College • Hamilton College • Haverford College • Hobart and William Smith Colleges •Juniata College • Lafayette College • Lawrence University •Lewis & Clark College • Macalester College • Mount Holyoke College • Muhlenberg College • Oberlin College • Pitzer College • Pomona College • Reed College • Scripps College  • Skidmore College • Smith College • Southwestern University •St Lawrence University • Swarthmore College •The College of Wooster • Trinity College •Union College • University of Richmond •Vassar College • Wellesley College

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I teach Shakespeare and the blue humanities at St. John's in New York City.

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