Dresher Center Residential Faculty Research Fellowship applications for fall 2018 are due on April 1, 2018. Applications for spring 2019 are due on May 1, 2018.
Click here for the proposal instructions and an application form. Applicants should mark on the application form whether they are applying for fall 2018 or spring 2019.
The Dresher Center for the Humanities invites applications for two Residential Faculty Research Fellowships for Academic Year 2018-19 (one in fall 2018 and one in spring 2019). Funding is intended to support and promote significant humanities research at UMBC. The UMBC Faculty Research Fellows will join our new residential Inclusion Imperative Visiting Faculty Fellows in the Dresher Center. Dresher Center fellowships offer the gift of time, space, and collegial conversation within a robust humanities center environment that will, in turn, enhance the UMBC conversation surrounding inclusive excellence.
Funding is intended to support and promote significant humanities research at UMBC. Dresher Center Residential Research Fellows will reside at least one day a week in the Dresher Center and receive a release from teaching (up to two course releases) in order to work on a significant humanities research project or the training necessary to embark on such a project. Faculty wishing to develop expertise in a new field or discipline towards a future project are also encouraged to apply. Each Faculty Fellow will have the use of an office in the Dresher Center and will be awarded $550 to hire an undergraduate research assistant (junior or senior) for the semester.
Faculty Fellows will be encouraged to connect to and share their work with the other fellows in residence, including Inclusion Imperative and graduate student fellows connected to the Center. They will also conduct two research works-in-progress sessions during their semester in residence and participate in other Dresher Center programs.
All full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty members pursuing humanities research in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences are welcome to submit a proposal. Applications are especially encouraged from, but not limited to, full-time faculty with appointments in departments and programs with a humanities focus. Proposals will be reviewed by the Dresher Center Advisory Board, with decisions on fall semester fellowships by mid-May and decisions on spring semester fellowships by late June.
More information: https://dreshercenter.umbc.edu/internal-residential-fellowship-program/