[Asis-l] Applications due 5/1 for RIT's Future Faculty program

Smith, Plato plato.smith at ufl.edu
Thu Apr 21 08:19:50 EDT 2016

Excuse cross-post but this was sent to the NMEPSCoR Postdoc Leadership Workshop list serve on 4/20/16 and may be of interest to some.

Thanks. - Plato


2016 Future Faculty Career Exploration Program<http://bit.ly/1oWA0a1>

The Rochester Institute of Technology's Future Faculty Career Exploration Program (FFCEP) is now accepting applications for the class of 2016. Apply today!<http://bit.ly/1L3iDhn>

FFCEP is the cornerstone of our recruitment strategy and critical to the success of RIT's diversity goals. We bring brilliant scholars who are nearing the end of their doctoral or MFA studies, as well as post-docs and junior faculty, to experience RIT as a prospective faculty member.

When you participate in this program, you'll have the chance to discover RIT's unique teaching and research philosophy from our world-renowned faculty. The FFCEP program allows you to engage RIT Deans and Department Chairs in your academic work and career interests.  You'll also learn about current and upcoming position openings. This is not a job placement program, but rather an opportunity for you to experience what life as an RIT faculty member would be like during all-expenses-paid trip to Rochester, New York.

Who should apply?

-- Individuals able to contribute in meaningful ways to the university's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences. We are primarily interested in applicants of African American, Latin American, American Indian, or Alaskan Native descent, and others who are underrepresented and under-served in teaching professions at RIT.

-- Are within a year or two of receiving, or already received, a PhD or MFA degree, Postdoctoral assignment or a junior level faculty.

-- Desire a rewarding academic teaching and research career at an exceptional institution.

-- Receiving degrees in disciplines offered at RIT.  For a complete list of programs offered, visit http://www.rit.edu/programs.

-- Demonstrate a potential to fill current or anticipated vacancies.

-- Able to travel to Rochester, New York, for the duration of the entire program.

Apply Today!

Application Deadline is May 1, 2016. Apply at online today!<http://bit.ly/1L3iDhn>

To be considered for the program, please fill out and submit an online application using the link below. You will be required to submit your CV (résumé), cover letter that includes your statement of diversity, teaching statement, and research statement.

What's in it for you?

--Exploratory, candid discussions with faculty in your host college

--Networking receptions with RIT's President, Provost, deans, and department chairs

--Presentations of your research to faculty and students

--Campus and community tours

--Panel discussions with RIT's African American, Latina/o American, and Native American faculty and students

--Feedback on your research, presentation, and interactions while visit RIT


Email facultyr at rit.edu<mailto:facultyr at rit.edu> or call 585-475-5775<tel:585-475-5775>.

Lorraine Stinebiser

Assistant Director, Office of Faculty Recruitment

Rochester Institute of Technology

Slaughter Hall, Bldg. 78, Room 1121

111 Lomb Memorial Dr.

Rochester, NY 14623

585-475-5775<tel:585-475-5775> | losofr at rit.edu<mailto:losofr at rit.edu>

About the Office: Established in 2002, the Office of Faculty Recruitment to serve as a resource for minority and women scholars interested in becoming faculty members at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Our current efforts are focused on expanding the pool of applicants by attracting underserved populations - African Americans, Latina/o Americans and Native Americans (AALANA) and women, to enrich our diverse educational community. Learn more at www.rit.edu/ofr<http://www.rit.edu/ofr>
Plato L. Smith II, Ph.D.
Data Management Librarian
University of Florida Libraries
Office: 352-273-8399 | Cell: 850-319-7924 | Email: plato.smith at ufl.edu<mailto:plato.smith at ufl.edu>
ORCiD: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1814-0151

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