Faculty Training

Mini-sabbatical funding addendum

Posted by on April 30, 2018

You may have learned recently that the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is accepting proposals for its new mini-sabbatical program. This program is focused on, but not limited to, mid-career faculty seeking to initiate new research or teaching endeavors. If you are interested in this program but your travel plans begin prior to the June 1 application deadline, we still encourage you to submit a proposal. In the future, the call for proposals will be released with adequate time to prepare for summer plans. For more information, visit the CAFE website or contact Abby Bigg, office support associate, at cafe@mst.edu.

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Learn about promotion and tenure at S&T

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Have questions about the promotion and tenure (P&T) process? Join the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence at an early career faculty forum about promotion and tenure at S&T at 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in Room 204 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. Tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty are invited to discuss a range of topics with a panel of experienced tenured and promoted S&T faculty,. Topics include:

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CAFE offers funding for mini-sabbaticals

Posted by on April 9, 2018

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is now accepting proposals for its new mini-sabbatical program. Proposals are due Friday, May 18. This program is designed to enable faculty to learn new technologies or build new collaborations for purposes such as: pursuing funding opportunities, building new collaborations for scholarly activities, developing new courses, or enhancing existing classes. All tenured or tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty are eligible to apply.

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Faculty forum on April 18 to tackle two topics

Posted by on April 9, 2018

At the early career faculty forum at 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, attendees can learn about balancing service with faculty responsibilities and learn about the University of Missouri Faculty Scholars program.

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Start spreading the news about your research

Posted by on March 22, 2018

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host an early career faculty forum about raising the visibility of your research and scholarship 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in Room 204 Curtis Laws Wilson Library.

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Faculty forums planned on marketing, service, promotion and tenure

Posted by on March 8, 2018

All untenured tenure-track faculty, and assistant teaching and research professors are invited to early career faculty forums sponsored by the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE). Forums are 4-5 p.m. every other Wednesday in Room 204 of Curtis Laws Wilson Library. The next forums will be held April 4, April 18 and May 2. Topics will include:

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Travel grant applications due today

Posted by on March 1, 2018

TThe Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) offers professional development grants of up to $1,000 for early-career faculty, both tenure-track and non-tenure track. The grants are designed to help early-career faculty travel to conferences or workshops for their professional development or to meet with fund managers. One grant is allowed per faculty member per academic year. The application deadline is today (Thursday, March 1). For more information, please visit CAFE’s website or contact the center at cafe@mst.edu.

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Curriculum development grants available for faculty

Posted by on February 22, 2018

The Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation (CERTI) is accepting proposals for the 2018-19 cycle of the Curriculum Development Faculty Grant program. These grants support the planning, development and implementation of new, sustainable curriculum or instruction that infuses one or more of the following skill sets into the undergraduate student experience: entrepreneurial mindset, creativity, innovation, design-thinking and leadership.

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Deadline approaches for mini-grant letter of intent

Posted by on February 22, 2018

All faculty and staff planning to submit a proposal for the Educational Research Mini-Grant program should submit a letter of intent to the CERTI office by Thursday, March 1. Please email the letter of intent to certi@mst.edu or mail the letter to 207 Norwood Hall, with the title of your project and a brief, 100-word abstract.

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Faculty forum to focus on managing classroom challenges

Posted by on February 19, 2018

Are you managing a classroom challenge and want to hear how other faculty would work through a similar issue? The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will sponsor an early career faculty forum on managing classroom challenges 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in Room 204 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library.

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