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Summer Scholar-in-Residence Programs

Summer Scholar-in-Residence | Fassiotto Summer Scholar-in-Residence | Grimes Summer Scholar-in-Residence


Summer 2017 Scholar-in-Residence

June 5 to June 29, 2017

The Summer Scholar-in-Residence program allows Network faculty to come to New York University during the month of June to engage in research, develop curricula, and/or produce manuscripts for publication. The program allows scholars to explore new dimensions in their disciplines, to engage in intellectual exchange and investigate resources not available to them at their home institutions, to broaden their own pedagogical expertise, to enrich existing courses or create new ones, and to expand professional contacts.

To apply to be a Scholar-in-Residence for Summer 2017 and for more information, please visit the Faculty Resource Network website.

To Apply

Please submit all application materials in PDF to Jen Houghton on or before Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

A copy of the application can be found here: Summer Scholar-in-Residence Application.

The deadline for submitting applications to NYU is Monday, February 6, 2017. However, your application must be signed by Sherwood Smith, Senior Executive Director for Diversity, Engagement and Professional Development, to be considered by NYU. Jen Houghton will have your application signed by Sherwood Smith and will submit your application to NYU on your behalf. You will be cc'd on the application email.

The application packet for the Scholar-in-Residence program must include the following:

  • Application
  • Detailed project statement
  • Abstract
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of support from the Dean or Chair of your department.

The detailed project statement should describe, in five pages or less, your intellectual and/or academic interests and the research or curricular development project you hope to produce as a result of participating in a Network faculty development program.

The abstract should be a 100-500 word document describing your project statement and how you will use the resources of New York University by indicating:

a) the department(s) with which you wish to be associated
b) the name(s) of NYU faculty member(s) with whom you wish to consult (if known).

The letter of support from your division or department chair must indicate the value of your participation in the Scholar-in-Residence program to your school or department.


Network Summer: Michael E. Fassiotto Scholar-in-Residence Program

June 5 to June 29, 2017

The Michael E. Fassiotto Summer Scholar-in-Residency will be awarded on an annual basis to a faculty member whose project focuses on the development of innovative and unique pedagogies that can be implemented across a variety of disciplines to enhance the educational process.

Each year, during the month of June, the Michael E. Fassiotto Scholar-in-Residence will have the opportunity to engage in research, enrich an existing course or create a new one, broaden pedagogical expertise, and expand professional contacts. The awardee will meet with faculty colleagues at New York University and in New York City and will participate in activities scheduled as part of the larger Network Summer program which annually brings over 300 visiting faculty members to NYU's Washington Square campus.

In addition to accommodations and most meals, the awardee will receive a travel subvention and an honorarium of $1,000.

Prerequisites for participation in the Michael E. Fassiotto Summer Scholar-in-Residence program:

  1. The applicant must be a full-time faculty member at a member institution of the Faculty Resource Network. The University of Vermont is a member institution.
  2. The applicant must be approved and recommended by the Provost/Dean of their home institution for the term of the residency.
  3. The proposed project must exemplify the goal of promoting pedagogical innovation on the scholar's home campus.
  4. New York University must have the resources necessary to be of substantial benefit to the applicant's project goals.

For further details on prerequisites and accommodations please visit the Faculty Resource Network website.

To Apply

Please submit all application materials in PDF to Jen Houghton on or before Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

A copy of the application can be found here: Michael E. Fassiotto Summer Scholar-in-Residence Application.

The deadline for submitting applications to NYU is Monday, February 6, 2017. However, your application must be signed by Sherwood Smith, Senior Executive Director for Diversity, Engagement and Professional Development, to be considered by NYU. Jen Houghton will have your application signed by Sherwood Smith and will submit your application to NYU on your behalf. You will be cc'd on the application email.

The application packet for the Michael E. Fassiotto Summer 2017 Scholar-in-Residence program must include:

  • Application
  • Project statement and abstract
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of support from the Provost/Dean of the home institution and department chair indicating how specific courses or programs will be benefited at your school as a result of your participation in Network Summer.

The detailed project statement should describe in one or two pages your intellectual and/or academic interests and the research or curricular development project you hope to produce as a result of participating in a Network faculty development program. The proposed project must exemplify the goal of promoting pedagogical innovation on the scholar's home campus. Indicate specific courses or programs which will be benefited at your school as a result of your participation in Network Summer.

The brief abstract of the project statement should indicate the department(s) with which applicants wish to be associated and the name(s) of NYU faculty member(s) with whom they wish to consult (if known).


Network Summer: Calvin B. Grimes Scholar-in-Residence Program

June 5 to June 29, 2017

The Calvin B. Grimes Summer Scholar-in-Residency will be awarded on an annual basis to a faculty member whose project furthers the goal of promoting cross-cultural understanding and tolerance through a closer alignment of the arts and the humanities.

Throughout his career, Dr. Grimes championed the importance of expanding the role of the arts in the curriculum, even as performing and fine arts classes would be among the first to fall victim to cutbacks.

Each year, during the month of June, the Calvin B. Grimes Scholar-in-Residence will have the opportunity to engage in research, enrich an existing course or create a new one, develop a musical or artistic work, broaden pedagogical expertise, and expand professional contacts. The awardee will meet with faculty colleagues and fellow artists at New York University and in New York City and will participate in activities scheduled as part of the larger Network Summer program which annually brings over 300 visiting faculty members to NYU's Washington Square campus.

In addition to accommodations and most meals, the awardee will receive a travel subvention and an honorarium of $1,000.

Prerequisites for participation in the Calvin B. Grimes Summer Scholar-in-Residence program:

  1. The applicant must be a full-time faculty member at a member institution of the Faculty Resource Network. The University of Vermont is a member institution.
  2. The applicant must be approved and recommended by the Provost/Dean of their home institution for the term of the residency.
  3. The proposed project must exemplify the goal of promoting cross-cultural understanding and tolerance through a closer alignment of the arts and the humanities.
  4. New York University must have the resources necessary to be of substantial benefit to the applicant's project goals.

To Apply

Please submit all application materials in PDF to Jen Houghton on or before Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

A copy of the application can be found here: Calvin B. Grimes Summer Scholar-in-Residence Application.

The deadline for submitting applications to NYU is Monday, February 6, 2017. However, your application must be signed by Sherwood Smith, Senior Executive Director for Diversity, Engagement and Professional Development, to be considered by NYU. Jen Houghton will have your application signed by Sherwood Smith and will submit your application to NYU on your behalf. You will be cc'd on the application email.

The application packet for the Calvin B. Grimes Summer 2017 Scholar-in-Residence program must include:

  • Application
  • Project statement and abstract
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of support from the Provost/Dean of the home institution and department chair indicating how specific courses or programs will be benefited at your school as a result of your participation in Network Summer and how the proposed project will expand the role of arts in the curriculum.

The detailed project statement should describe in one or two pages your intellectual and/or academic interests and the research or curricular development project you hope to produce as a result of participating in a Network faculty development program. The proposed project must exemplify the goal of promoting cross-cultural understanding and tolerance through a closer alignment of the arts and humanities.

The brief abstract of the project statement should indicate the department(s) with which applicants wish to be associated and the name(s) of NYU faculty member(s) with whom they wish to consult (if known).

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