Texas Tech University

Faculty Fellow in the Office of the Provost

Call for Applications

Texas Tech University's Office of the Provost seeks applications for a Faculty Fellow with a focus in faculty success. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2022. The appointment will conclude in May 2023.

About the Appointment

The Fellowship in Faculty Success is a part-time (.25 FTE – a release of one course per long semester), one-year appointment intended to provide the Fellow with administrative leadership experience specific to developing and implementing programming and resources supporting faculty members of color. The Office of the Provost will coordinate with the Fellow's home department or school to provide funding for instructional coverage needs resulting from the Fellow's appointment.

Upon conclusion of the Fellowship, the Faculty Fellow will return to their full-time faculty duties at the budgeted base salary in the home department or school.

The Faculty Fellow will formally report to Vice Provost for Faculty Success.

General Responsibilities

The Fellow in Faculty Success will co-chair the Faculty of Color Committee (FoCC), a group within the Faculty Success Advisory Committee. In this role, the Fellow will meet monthly with the FoCC to develop and implement programming to support Texas Tech University's faculty members of color. Examples of programming include: speaker series, community-building activities, book reads, moderated discussions, and symposia. Programming, including costs and logistics, will be supported by the Office of the Provost.

Eligibility and Applications

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Applicants for the Fellowship in Faculty Success must be tenured at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in one of Texas Tech University's academic departments or schools. Applicants should have a strong record of scholarly or creative activity, and/or teaching focus, and/or engaged scholarship, and/or professional service in areas that would inform the Fellow's ability to develop interactive programming supporting faculty members of color. Examples of this kind of experience might include but would not be limited to: expansion (in collaboration with units across campus presently engaging in this work) of anti-racist leadership and pedagogy workshops, development of performance projects exploring discrimination in educational systems, research on gender equity in course evaluation, scholarship related to access and equity in higher education advocacy, and contributions to inclusion and belonging in professional organizations.

Applicants should complete the online applicationby 5:00 p.m. August 12, 2022. All items required for a complete application are available on the Provost's website.

Inquiries may be directed to Genevieve Durham DeCesaro.


Office of the Provost