Faculty Training

The Office of Research provides robust support for faculty training. Learn more about the opportunities available to hone your grant writing and proposal development skills, as well as submission deadlines for internal grants available through the Office of Research.

Annual Calendar

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Training Opportunities for All Faculty
Training opportunities are for all faculty unless specifically designated for new faculty members (e.g. New Faculty Research Orientation, New Faculty Start-up Budget Training, etc.).

Fall Semester

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August

  • New Faculty Research Orientation
 
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September/October

 
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October/November

Spring Semester

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January

 
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February/March

  • Interacting with Program Officers Seminar (February)
  • Datapalooza: Research data management workshop
 
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April

Summer Semester

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May/June

Faculty Training Annual Calendar visual timeline

Other Training Opportunities

On-Demand Training

Short, on-demand trainings are available on different proposal development topics such as finding funding, how to review a Request for Applications (RFA), and how to submit an external proposal at USU.

Target Audience: Faculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, professional staff

Offered: Anytime

Arts & Humanities

The Arts & Humanities Grant Writing Seminar is similar to the regular faculty proposal writing seminar but with special emphasis on how to write successful proposals to the funders of creative activities.

Target Audience: Arts and humanities faculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, professional staff

Offered: Every other Spring semester

Training Offered by External Funding Agencies

Several external funding agencies (e.g., NSF, NIH, USDA, IES) provide different opportunities to learn more about agency-specific proposal writing. Check out the Agency Sponsored Grant Writing Workshops page for more information.

Target Audience: Faculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, professional staff

Offered: Varies by agency