Limited Submission: 2014 Camille Dreyfus Teacher – Scholar Award
The following is a limited submission opportunity from the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation with only ONE nomination allowed per institution. If you are interested in applying to this program please submit a one page concept paper to Michelle Wonsey (firstname.lastname@example.org) via email, by Wednesday, November 13, 2013.
· a summary description of your teaching and research accomplishments
· Month and year of first appointment as independent researcher. Note: Eligibility - no earlier than mid-year 2008. Per the Dreyfus Foundation, "Most awardees are 3-4 years into their appointments. First and second year applicants are not normally competitive."
· Awards and honors, publication of research achievements in leading journals, and success in attracting funding of research
2014 Camille Dreyfus Teacher – Scholar Award
The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained within the first five years of their appointment as independent researchers, and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching. The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program provides an unrestricted research grant of $75,000.
The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program is open to academic institutions in the States, Districts, and Territories of the United States of America that grant a bachelor's or higher degree in the chemical sciences, including biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering. Nominees must hold a full-time tenure-track academic appointment, and are normally expected to have been appointed no earlier than mid-year 2008. Awardees are from Ph.D. granting departments in which scholarly research is a principal activity. Undergraduate education is an important component of the nominee's activities. Institutions may submit only one Camille Dreyfus nomination annually.
The Foundation seeks Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars who demonstrate leadership in research and education. Nominations must provide compelling evidence of the advance of important knowledge in the chemical sciences by the nominee. Further, the nomination should describe dedication and contributions to education in the chemical sciences, particularly with respect to undergraduates.
Recommendations for awards are based primarily on the nominee's scholarly research achievements as an independent faculty member, as assessed by the Foundation's reviewers and the judgment of the nominee's peers exemplified by letters of recommendation. Other considered factors are: awards and honors, publication of research achievements in leading journals, and success in attracting funding of research. Nominations are reviewed by distinguished faculty in the chemical sciences. Current Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars.
February 10, 2014