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Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Competitive Faculty Development Assignments

Summary: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Competitive Faculty Development Assignments
Application Deadline for 2008-2009: February 29, 2008
Tenured faculty in the Franklin College whose appointment has lasted at least 12
full semesters (excluding summers) may apply for a faculty development
assignment (FDA). A faculty development assignment is not an entitlement. A
request for such an assignment requires a demonstrated plan to pursue scholarly
efforts, plus a strong record of scholarship. FDAs will be awarded on a
competitive basis to faculty who are active, productive scholars who propose a
research plan they will pursue while on assignment. Scholarship and research
include creative work and scholarship of teaching.
A faculty member who has received an FDA will be eligible for another such
assignment after an additional 12 semesters of service (excluding summers).
The Dean's Office will announce prior to the beginning of the competition how
many FDAs are available within the College.
All departments will submit to the Dean a one-page plan describing how their
faculty apply and are recommended for FDA. The Dean or a designate will
review the plans and approve them or return them for revision. Departments may
revise their plans and submit them for review at any time.
By a set deadline, and using the selection plan described above, departments will


Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia


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