Faculty Awards & Research Support

Faculty investiture
Award Name Nominator Eligibility College Deadline Campus Deadline Announcement
Researcher of the Year Award Anyone in UIC community All faculty with full-time appointment at UIC (tenured, tenure-track, research, clinical) N/A October December
Teaching Recognition Program: (TRP) Self nomination only Tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty as well as lecturers, instructors, and adjunct faculty who have teaching appointments of greater than 49% and have been teaching at UIC for at least three years. N/A Late October March
UIC Distinguished Professor Department, college or individual faculty members Faculty who have made a significant impact upon their field through scholarship, creativity and leadership Tentatively January 24, 2020 February 2020 June
UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominations begin at department level; vote by department advisory committee Tenured and tenure-track faculty with full-time appointments. Must have taught at UIC for ten years. Tentatively January 24, 2020 February 2020 June
University Scholar Award Most often departmental executive officer (confidential) Outstanding faculty members who have demonstrated superior performance in scholarly activities in both research and teaching and who show great promise for future achievements. Tentatively January 24, 2020 February 2020 June
UIC Curriculum and Instruction Grants (CIG) Self nominations The CIG is open to tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty. N/A February 2020 August
LAS Master Teacher Award Executive Officer Associate or full professors in LAS February 7, 2020 N/A Spring
LAS Mid-Career Award Executive Officer Associate Professors February 21, 2020 N/A Spring
LAS Distinguished Professor Award Any faculty member with at least 50% in LAS, needs EO endorsement Tenured faculty with 50% in LAS April 3, 2020 N/A April
LAS Faculty Service Award Faculty or staff in LAS Tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty with 50% in LAS April 3, 2020 N/A April
UIC Departmental Teaching Excellence Award (DTEA) Self nominations Open to all UIC units with a teaching mission (departments, programs, schools, and colleges). N/A April 2020 August
UIC Scholarship Support Program Self nomination Tenure system faculty N/A Rolling Ongoing