Call for Nominations and Applications: Research and Faculty Success Awards

Deadline: 2 June 2017
Submit to Gabrielle.James@oregonstate.edu  

Dean’s Early Career Impact Award    ($1,000)

This award recognizes exceptional achievement in research and education by an early-career tenure-stream faculty member in the College of Science. Nominees must be no more than four years beyond the tenure date.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nomination letter (750 words or fewer)
  • Biographical sketch (2 pages with content that supports award) List of Nominee’s most significant publications (8 maximum)
  • Support letters, one or two (400 words or fewer); writers should be outside nominee’s home department and preferably outside OSU

Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant Award ($500)

The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual each year who has chosen a career as a Faculty Research Assistant/Associate, or Senior Faculty Assistant/Associate, and has a record of outstanding job performance and contributions.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Nominees must be members of the research faculty (non-academic) within the College of Science.
  • At the time of nomination, the nominee must have a minimum of three years of continuous service in the College of Science at half-time or more.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Exceptional job performance
  • Innovativeness in work
  • Scholarly achievements, publications, or programs
  • Participation in University and community affairs
  • Contributions valuable to the state of Oregon
  • Evidence of favorable peer respect
  • Evidence of continued professional growth

 Nomination Guidelines

  • Nomination letter from Department (750 words or fewer)
  • 2-page biographical sketch addressing award criteria

Milton Harris Award in Basic Research ($1,000)

The purpose of the Harris award is to recognize exceptional achievement in basic research by honoring an outstanding faculty member in the College of Science. Special consideration is given to recent research that was carried out at OSU and that will have a significant impact on its field.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nomination letter (750 words or fewer)
  • Biographical sketch (2 pages with content that supports award) List of Nominee’s most significant publications (12 maximum)
  • Two support letters (400 words or fewer); writers must be external to OSU

F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Science ($1,500)

The purpose of the award is to recognize distinguished scholarship in science by honoring a faculty member in the College of Science whose scholarship and scientific accomplishments have extended over a substantial period of time.

Special consideration is given to candidates with research careers that have had a significant impact on his or her field. The award and public lecture represent a modest way of recognizing annually distinguished scholarship carried out by the College of Science faculty.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nomination letter (750 words or fewer)
  • Biographical sketch (2 pages with content that supports award) List of Nominee’s most significant publications (20 maximum)
  • Support letters, one or two (400 words or fewer); writers should be external to OSU

COS Impact Award ($10,000)

This award seeds an early-stage research or innovation effort that advances COS strategic goals and addresses a pressing, 21st century issue.

Application Guidelines

The College seeks a one-page application that succinctly describes the vision, project plan, budget, future development potential, and sources of matching funds. The application must address how the work advances the current College of Science Strategic Plan (http://www.science.oregonstate.edu/sp). At least two COS Departments must be represented in an application.  Each co-applicant must include a 2-page biographical sketch.  All faculty in the College of Science are invited to submit a proposal.