The University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking a graduate student to work in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion as a Diversity and Inclusion Administrative Fellow to support its missions of academics, healthcare, and research. We are seeking a talented professional and graduate student to promote leadership and career opportunities in academic medicine. This unique experience is designed to:
The fellow must be enrolled as a graduate-level student from one of Mississippi’s public or private higher education institutions and receiving course credit for the fellowship. A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in a higher education or health system setting is also required. Ideal candidates are highly motivated and results-oriented, with a strong demonstrated interest in diversity and inclusion.Fellows working full-time are strongly encouraged to obtain permission or approved leave from their current employer. Please note that there is no guarantee of permanent employment at UMMC upon completion of the fellowship period.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org by the due dates listed for the semester you intend to apply. In the subject line, please write “Fellowship Opportunity – Your Name.”
This is paid fellowship (up to $5,000) in which the candidate must commit to a semester-long appointment and work a minimum of 10 hours per week (no more than 20). We are currently accepting applicants for this fellowship for:
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, located in Jackson, is the state's only academic health science center. UMMC includes seven health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health-related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford.) Enrollment in all programs is more than 3,000 students.
The Medical Center's three-part mission is to improve the lives of Mississippians by educating tomorrow's health care professionals, by conducting health sciences research, and by providing cutting-edge patient care. A major goal of the Medical Center is the elimination of differences in the health status of Mississippians based on race, geography, income, or social status.
In addition, UMMC has: