Nomination Procedures

  • The faculty nominee must be a current employee of USU or have retired within the past 12 months prior to submission.
  • The faculty nominee must be the newly-selected College Researcher of the Year for this college.
  • Name and A # of nominee
  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee in standard format including a complete list of publications, awards, sponsored projects, and other recognitions by peers – international, national and regional.
  • A letter from the department head summarizing the impact of the awardees’ research, scholarship or creative activity on the department and its programs over the past 3 years.
  • 200-word bio of the nominee
  • Current photograph (professional-type headshot preferred)
  • The following information must be easily identified in the submitted Curriculum vitae or it must be submitted as separate lists:
  1. A list of honors and awards indicating recognition of the nominee’s research, scholarship or creative activity at the national or international level over the past 3 years.
  2. A list of research, scholarship or creative publications for the past 3 years. This list should clearly denote graduate and undergraduate coauthors.
  3. A list of off-campus participation in research, scholarship or creative works for the past 3 years (e.g. invited seminars, conference presentations, performances). This list should also clearly denote graduate and undergraduate coauthors.
  4. A list of all extramural support that has been secured over the past 3 years, with outcomes (if known).
  5. A list of the names of completed MS and PhD students, and undergraduate researchers mentored over the past 3 years.
  • College deans’ offices will fill out the online form to submit one nominee for consideration.
  • A committee appointed by the Associate Vice President for Research will review nominees and recommend an individual for the University Faculty Researcher of the Year Award.
  • Deadline for online submission to the Office of Research is January 31, 2020.
  • University award will be announced at USU’s Robins Awards ceremony.
  • University award winner will receive a $2,000 monetary award.
  • Recipients will be recognized during Research Week.
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