Faculty Training

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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Proposal-writing bootcamp coming March 15

Posted by on February 12, 2018

A Proposal Writing Bootcamp will be held 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, March 15 (during spring recess during St. Pat’s), in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center. The workshop will feature program directors from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) as well as presentations from the Broader Impacts Network. Space is limited and reservations are required. Reserve your spot online.

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Get advice on publishing at Feb. 16 event

Posted by on February 9, 2018

Dr. Ted Stathopoulos, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, will give a talk titled “A Primer About Publishing Technical Papers in International Journals: Sharing an Editor’s Experience” 1-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in Room 120 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to cafe@mst.edu by Wednesday, Feb. 14.

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Apply for funding to publish results from mini-grant project

Posted by on February 5, 2018

Past recipients of S&T educational research mini-grants who plan to disseminate their project results may apply for funding from the provost’s office through the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE). Past recipients may apply for up to $1,000 for project-related travel expenses and costs related to presenting or publishing the results of your educational research project. To apply, please submit a proposal by Friday, May 18, to the CERTI office. Details are available online.

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