The University of Stanford is currently accepting application for the Thinking Matters Fellowship. Fellows are required to hold doctoral degree in one of the field listed below and demonstrate excellent ability in teaching. The winning fellows will receive salary at least $64,000 plus a research scholarship. The application deadline is February 15, 2017.
The Fellowship offers an opportunity for recent recipients of doctoral degrees to teach in an innovative liberal education program with a cohort of like-minded colleagues from a wide variety of different disciplines. Thinking Matters fosters the development of intellectual curiosity and critical inquiry skills in a student-centered environment designed to help students in their transition to college-level learning.
Up to 25 awards are given annually. The starting salary will be at least $64,000 with a supplemental stipend of $2,000 for research and scholarship. In addition to their salary, Fellows are eligible for a full package of employee benefits.
Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in Asian Studies, Environmental Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, Physics, Quantitative methods (in any field), and the Social Sciences.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Candidates must have relevant background in any of the following: Asian Studies, Environmental Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, Physics, Quantitative methods (in any field), and the Social Sciences.
- Eligible candidates will have earned a doctorate in a relevant field, conferred no earlier than 2011 and no later than June 2017. Applicants must provide evidence of teaching excellence and proof of intellectual flexibility as well as a strong record of scholarship. Other desired qualifications are: experience teaching first-year university students; familiarity with team teaching, and demonstrated experience with developing students’ skills in critical thinking, writing, discussion, and analysis.
International scholars may apply this fellowship.
Please apply this fellowship through the link below.
February 15, 2017.