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UT Scholars Institute Program (SIP)

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is pleased to announce the fall semester UT Scholars Institute Program (SIP). This opportunity is designed to help prepare early career faculty members for successful grant writing and developing a fundable research program. Participation in the institute is open to all non-tenured faculty members who are within their first 4 years of hire. 

Participants in the institute will acquire broad perspectives in topics important to gain external funding for research project, including:

  • preparing for grant submissions
  • identifying external sources of funding
  • effective proposal writing & the review process
  • budgets & proposal research goals
  • accessing UT resources
  • the proposal submission process
  • the award process & sponsor requirements.

At the conclusion of the workshops, all participants will provide a two-page draft proposal summary and will participate in peer-review of participant proposals.

Other topics will be selected based on the interests of the selected participants.

Who may participate?
Participation is open to all non-tenured faculty members who are within their first 4 years of hire.
Participation will be limited to 35 faculty members.
Preference will be given to those who have not previously participated in SIP.

When will this be offered?
2018 fall institute will convene October 3, 2018 and consist of five weekly sessions, concluding on October 31, 2018. Discussions will be facilitated by current members of the UT faculty and staff from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

Date
Time
Location
Topics
Oct 3     9:00 AM to 12:00  PM  Health Science Campus
Collier Building
Room 3407/3409
  • Necessity and benefits of extramural funding
  • Developing your proposal ideas
  • Necessary characteristics of a fundable research project

Participants will develop a 2-3 page research proposal over the next four weeks.

Oct 10   9:00 AM to 12:00 PM  Health Science Campus
Collier Building
Room 3407/3409
  • How to find funding sources, Using SPIN
  • What’s been funded?  Information resources.
  • Communications with program officers and review criteria
  • The review process:  Linking project goals to review criteria
  • Review criteria for two page proposal
Oct 17   9:00 AM to 12:00 PM  Health Science Campus
Collier Building
Room 3407/3409
  • Structure and content of the proposal
  • Strategic writing / Common Errors
  • What resources do you need to complete your project?
  • Connecting budget to project goals.
Oct 24  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM  Health Science Campus
Collier Building
Room 3407/3409
  • Budgeting and starting the proposal process
  • Jumping through the hoops: Human & animal research subjects
  • Research compliance regulations – the bare essentials
  • Funding has been awarded! Now what?
  • Core facilities
Oct 31  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Health Science Campus
Collier Building
Room 3407/3409
  •  Project summary review panels and reports
Registration

Please register with Tori Buckley, MBA at victoria.buckely@utoledo.edu
On or before Monday, September 24, 2018
Maximum Registration: 35 participants

Questions
Any questions about this opportunity may be sent to the Jack Schultz, Senior Executive Director of Research Development in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

Last Updated: 9/13/18