The Emeritus and Retired Faculty Association (ERFA) is accepting applications for its 2016-17 Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award. The deadline to submit application materials is Dec. 7, at 5 p.m., to Gina Marin in the Center for Faculty Development via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lecturers with more than six years of continuous service to SJSU, tenure-track and tenured faculty are eligible to apply. Applications should include a cover page, a one-page summary and a CV. The summary should include a description of the proposed project activities and timeline and an itemized budget/justification for up to $2,500. Applications will be reviewed by members of the ERFA board of directors with announcement anticipate by the end of March 2017.
In its third year, ERFA first provided the award in 2014-15. They select two recipients each year. In its inaugural year, Emily Chan, Christina Mune and Kathryn Blackmer Reyes, from the University Library, received an award to begin an archival project while Patricia Albers, a professor of art and art history, received an award to conduct biographical research about Andre Kertesz for a book she was writing. Read more about their projects online.