Faculty Career Award

Nomination Deadline: November 20, 2023


The Office of the Provost honors members of the faculty who have worked to make UC a high-quality education and research-focused environment through the Faculty Career Award. Each year, this award recognizes the long-term contributions and achievements of one distinguished faculty member who has spent 8 or more years in service to UC and recognizes them for exemplifying excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Criteria and Eligibility

  • Candidates should be full-time or adjunct faculty, holding the position of associate professor or higher (whether they are tenure-track, tenured or non-tenure track). They should have a minimum of 8 years of service at UC
  • Candidates must demonstrate long-term achievement and contributions in the areas of teaching, research (and/or accomplishments such as musical works and creative writing), service, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) 
    • Although the candidate's record may be more heavily weighted toward one of these areas, some degree of excellence is required in all four areas 

Recognition and Award

Recipients are recognized at the UC Faculty Awards Ceremony and receive a plaque and an award of $2,000.

Nomination and Submission Guidelines

Nomination Submission Deadline

Monday, November 20, 2023

Nomination Package Submission Process

Nomination Package Required Contents

  • Nomination letter to the committee (two page maximum) describing why the candidate is worthy of the award 
  • Candidate CV (no more than 5 pages) 
  • Recommended: up to three (3) additional letters of nomination (limited to two (2) pages each) 
    • It is recommended that one (1) comes from the nominee’s field outside the University of Cincinnati