Timeline for Faculty Fellow Selection

Eligibility

To be eligible for selection as a faculty fellow, a candidate must be a tenured full professor; a tenured associate professor; or a full-time non tenure-track faculty member who has at least five years of service at USC, who:

Nomination and Selection Procedures

Calls for nominations for Faculty Fellows are issued by the Provost in a memorandum to the faculty. Self nominations are encouraged. To apply, a faculty member must complete a nomination form (Microsoft Word document).

In addition to the nomination form, please provide the following:

A group of final candidates will be invited for an interview with Faculty Fellows and CET staff to complete the selection process.

About the Appointment

CET Fellowship appointments are for one year and are renewable for up to three year upon review; the appointment carries a stipend of $2,500 for each year of service. The stipend will be handled as an unrestricted research grant, but it is expected that in significant ways it will be used in the fellow's pursuit of CET objectives.

Upon completion of their three-year term the Fellows retain their affiliation with CET by becoming Distinguished Fellows.

Criteria for Selection

The selection of Fellows is a highly selective process based on merit. Candidates should provide evidence of both exceptional teaching and outstanding research, and are also evaluated for their potential to be highly proactive in engaging other faculty to find ways to institutionalize the encouragement, support, and reward of teaching and thus to transform the university.

Specifically, candidates should demonstrate: