Faculty Learning and Development
School of Pharmacy Faculty Council Open
(SOD, SOM & SON - CLOSED)

 

Overview

Chancellor's Fund 2017 is Closed for Accepting Applications

Award Maximums: $2000 to $5000; Please check below award amount and guidelines within your respective School description as they differ.

Total Amount in Fund: $75,000 ($25,000 to each school.)

Each School is also provided matching funds for its faculty – bringing the total for each School to $47,500.

    Your application must answer the following 7 questions;

    1. For what activity do you seek support?
    2. If you will be absent from the University for this activity, please confirm that you’ve arranged with your Division/Department Chair to provide coverage while you’re absent?
    3. What are the costs for which you seek support? (registration, accommodation, and coach travel is covered)
    4. What other sources of support are available for this activity?
    5. What are your plans should you not be supported, or supported fully, to participate in this activity?
    6. Please state briefly what you hope to accomplish by participating in this activity. Please relate this to your short/long-term professional goals.
    7. Please state briefly how your participation in this activity will benefit either faculty in your School or the campus as a whole?

    School of Pharmacy - Faculty Learning and Development

    Amount: $2000 to $10,000 (larger awards will be considered with proper justification)

    The School of Pharmacy Faculty Council is now accepting applications for its Faculty Development Funds. These funds include the School’s allocation from the Chancellor’s Fund plus matching funds from Dean Guglielmo for a total of $50,000.

    Key Dates: Proposal Due Date: April 7, 2017

    Eligibility

    Faculty in any series are eligible to apply and must be at least 50% time (no WOS faculty); individuals in the Specialist and Professional Research series are not eligible. Faculty can submit multiple proposals but only one will be chosen for funding.

    Activities

    Applications are requested to support faculty development. The Council is particularly interested in proposals for activities focused on the development and implementation of the new curriculum. Activities that can benefit groups of faculty and that involve faculty across all departments are strongly encouraged.

    Proposals should be no more than one page and include the following information:

    •    Description of the project
    •    Faculty involved
    •    Perceived need
    •    Expected outcomes
    •    Assurance that other funds are not available for this effort

    In addition to the one page proposal, a detailed budget plus a timeline for expenditure of funds should be included. Please note that all funds must be used 12 months from receipt of funds.
     
    Deadline and Review period

    Proposals will be reviewed during the April 12 meetings of the Faculty Council. Applications must be received by Friday April 7th for review at the April meeting.

    Application Process:
    Applicants should submit a PDF with their request including what the request is for, the amount requested, a brief paragraph explanation about how funding of this request will enhance that faculty member’s knowledge and skills, and supporting documentation. The members of the respective faculty council will evaluate all proposals.

    Contact: Karla Goodbody (415) 476-9683 or Deanna Kroetz (deanna.kroetz@ucsf.edu)

     

    Select a School

    SOD Faculty Learning and Development

    Amount: $2000 to $5000

    Total Amount in Fund: The School of Dentistry will receive $25,000 from the Chancellors Fund and another $22,500 from the Dean’s Office, totaling $47,500 available to faculty.

    Key Dates:
    Proposal Due Date: March 10, 2017
    Applicants Notified of Decision: March 31, 2017

    Description: The funds are intended to give all faculty members an opportunity to participate in a broad range of development activities. These include, but are not limited to, formal training courses to improve teaching or to develop new professional skills; leadership development programs; academic and training courses; leadership programs; conferences; and external professional development consultation. Preference will be given to applications that benefit other faculty and/or the school.

    Faculty members of all series and ranks are eligible. Interested faculty must have appointments of 50% or greater. Faculty Council members are eligible to apply for grants, but must recuse themselves from the evaluation of their proposal.

    Application Process:
    Applicants should submit a PDF with their request including what the request is for, the amount requested, a brief paragraph explanation about how funding of this request will enhance that faculty member’s knowledge and skills, and supporting documentation. The members of the respective faculty council will evaluate all proposals. All applications will be reviewed by the SOD Faculty Council.

    Contact: Alison Cleaver (415) 476-3808

    SOM Faculty Learning and Development

    Amount: Up to $5000

    Total Amount in Fund: The School of Medicine will receive $25,000 from the Chancellors Fund and another $22,500 from the Dean’s Office, totaling $47,500 available to faculty.

    Key Dates:
    Proposal Due Date: March 15, 2017
    Applicants Notified of Decision: April 15, 2017

    Description:
    The Faculty Learning and Development Fund is intended to provide all School of Medicine faculty members with the opportunity to participate in a broad range of development activities. These include, but are not limited to, formal training courses to improve teaching or to develop new professional skills; leadership development programs; academic and training courses; leadership programs; conferences; and external professional development consultation.

    Guidelines:

    1. UCSF faculty appointment must be at 50% or greater.
    2. All UCSF School of Medicine faculty are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to early career faculty.
    3. Awards are limited to $5000.
    4. Applicants may only receive one full or partial grant every 3 years.
    5. Applicants must provide a detailed description of how the activity will benefit their career. Proposals should not surpass 2 single-spaced pages. Supporting documentation does not count towards the page limit.
    6. Applicants must prove that funding does not currently exist for the opportunity.
    7. Funds can be used for any learning or development activity that has occurred, or will occur during the 2016-2017 academic year (July 2016 – June 2017).

    Application Process:
    Applicants should submit a PDF with their request including what the request is for, the amount requested, a brief paragraph explanation about how funding of this request will enhance that faculty member’s knowledge and skills, and supporting documentation. The members of the School of Medicine Faculty Council will evaluate all proposals.

    All awardees of the funds will be required to provide a summary of their experience and notes on the usefulness of the conference, course, or activity they participated in using the funds.

    Contact: Artemio Cardenas (415) 476-4245

    SON Faculty Learning and Development

    Amount: $500 to $5000; although there is no minimum nor maximum to proposal amount.

    Total Amount in Fund: The School of Nursing will receive $25,000 from the Chancellors Fund and another $25,000 from the Dean’s Office, totaling $50,000 available to faculty.

    Key Dates:
    Proposal Due Date: March 1, 2017
    Applicants Notified of Decision: April 1, 2017

    Available Funding:
    A total of $50,000 is available for School of Nursing faculty. The opportunity is funded by $25,000 allocation from the Academic Senate’s Chancellors Fund and a $25,000 allocation from the SON Dean’s Office.

    Description:
    The Faculty Learning and Development Fund is intended to provide all School of Nursing faculty members with the opportunity to participate in a broad range of development activities. These include, but are not limited to, formal training courses to improve teaching or to develop new professional skills; leadership development programs; academic and training courses; leadership programs; conferences; and external professional development consultation.

    Guidelines:

    1. Applications that clearly bolster the professional development of faculty members will be prioritized.
    2. There is no limit to proposal amount. Group proposals are encouraged. Preference will be given to proposals that benefit as many faculty members as possible.
    3. Faculty who received a full or partial Faculty Development Fund award last year are welcome to apply. However, preference will be given to faculty members who have not already received funding from this resource.
    4. Applicants must provide a detailed description of how the activity will benefit their career. Proposals should not surpass 1 single-spaced page. Supporting documentation does not count towards the page limit.
    5. Applicants must prove that funding does not currently exist for the opportunity.
    6. All awardees of the funds will be required to provide a summary of their experience and notes on the usefulness of the conference, course, or activity they participated in using the funds.

    Application Process:
    Using the Senate Service Portal, applicants should submit a PDF with their request including what the request is for, the amount requested, a brief paragraph explanation about how funding of this request will enhance that faculty member’s knowledge and skills, and supporting documentation. The SON Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Shari Dworkin will evaluate all proposals.

    Contact: Artemio Cardenas (415) 476-4245


    All awardees of the funds will be required to provide a summary of their experience and notes on the usefulness of the conference, course, or activity they participated in using the funds. Please click here for access to the online application.

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