Each year, Texas A&M University-Commerce recognizes junior faculty for outstanding research consisting of a systematic study directed toward fuller scientific knowledge or understanding of the subject studied. Awards are given for innovative research and each award consists of a $1,000 prize and a plaque. Funds will come from the Faculty Research Endowment, which was established to support faculty research. Winners will be announced before the end of the summer semester. The award and plaque will be presented at the Annual Awards Banquet during the fall semester.
Eligibility: Texas A&M University-Commerce full-time, tenure-track faculty members are eligible for consideration for the Junior Faculty Research Award.
Criteria: The research that supports the nomination should meet the following criteria:
Nomination & Submission Procedure: Nominations for the awards may be made by a University tenure or tenure-track faculty member (including self-nominations). Items 1-3 below are to be provided by the individual providing the nomination. Items 4-6 below are to be provided by the nominee.
Review Process: Nominations are reviewed and evaluated by the University Research and Creative Activity Committee. The Committee will use the following factors in the evaluation process and the application should address these factors.
Deadline: All items (electronic submission preferred) must be received in the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs by Last Monday in March. Only complete nomination packets will be considered for the award.
For questions, please contact ORSP at 903-886-5964 or firstname.lastname@example.org.