The Provost’s Office is now accepting applications for competitive Senior Faculty Research and Scholarly Leaves paid from Kenan, Pogue, William R. Kenan, Jr., William N. Reynolds, and R.J. Reynolds Industries funds. The leaves are to be taken during Fall Semester 2019, Spring Semester 2020, or Academic Year 2019/2020. These leaves will pay a full base salary for one semester up to a maximum amount of $60,000, or one-half of the base salary for the full academic year up to a maximum amount of $60,000. A $4,000 research fund will also be provided during the period of the leave.
Any permanent, full-time, salaried member of the faculty holding a tenured, tenure track, or fixed-term position at the associate or full professor level (or similar rank) is eligible to apply. Assistant professors are not eligible for these leaves.
The terms of these leaves and the application process is described on the website of the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at: https://provost.unc.edu/awards/
Please be sure that the complete file of application documents and the required endorsement letter are submitted no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, November 26, 2018.
Please contact Gordon Joyner in the Provost’s Office at Gordon@unc.edu or (919) 962-7061 if you have any questions about or problems with the application process.