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 January 25, 2019 February 2018 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. January 25, 2019 February 2018 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. January 25, 2019 February 2018 June
UIC Curriculum and Instruction Grants (CIG) Self nominations The CIG is open to tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty. N/A February 2018 August
LAS Master Teacher Award Executive Officer Associate or full professors in LAS February 8, 2019 N/A Spring
LAS Mid-Career Award Executive Officer Associate Professors February 22, 2019 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 5, 2019 N/A April
LAS Faculty Service Award Faculty or staff in LAS Tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty with 50% in LAS April 5, 2019 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 2018 August
UIC Scholarship Support Program Self nomination Tenure system faculty N/A Rolling Ongoing
LAS Dean's Award for Faculty Research in the Humanities Self nomination only Tenure-track and tenured faculty with at least 50% in LAS Currently suspended for AY 18/19 N/A Spring
LAS Research Grant Support Program for the Social Sciences Self nomination only Tenure-track and tenured faculty Currently suspended for AY 18/19 n/a Spring
LAS Award for Faculty in the Natural Sciences Self nomination only All UIC tenure-track faculty members engaged in research in natural sciences with the with a tenure code higher than four are eligible to apply but preference will be given to mid-career and senior tenure-track researchers who have already exhausted their start-up funds. Currently suspended for AY 18/19 n/a Late Fall semester

Faculty Research Support

In LAS:
Institute for the Humanities Fellowships

Office of Social Science Research

 

LAS Undergraduate Research Initiative (LASURI)

Research Grant Support Program for the Social Sciences (currently suspended for AY 18/19)

Award for Faculty Research in the Humanities (currently suspended for AY 18/19)

Award for Faculty in the Sciences (currently suspended for AY 18/19)

 

Travel Awards:
Junior Faculty Research and Travel Award

Foreign Travel Award

 

At UIC:

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR)

 

LAS Research Strengths