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Dear Water Institute Affiliate Faculty,

The UF Water Institute is pleased to request nominations for 2 new 2017 UF Water Institute Faculty Fellow awards. The awards, initiated in 2013, recognize WI Affiliate Faculty making outstanding contributions to interdisciplinary water-related research, extension or education programs, and who are active contributors to the Water Institute. Water Institute Faculty Fellows receive a $2,000 annual salary supplement for 3 years.

Candidates may be nominated by a Water Institute Affiliate Faculty member or may self-nominate. The following documents must be submitted to me at [log in to unmask] by May 31, 2017 to be considered for the award beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year:

·       An application letter from the candidate documenting her/his previous contributions to interdisciplinary water-related research, education, and extension programs and her/his proposed contributions to Water Institute programs during the 3-year Faculty Fellow term.

·       A letter of support from a Water Institute Affiliate Faculty member or the candidate’s Department Chair documenting the candidate’s standing in her/his field.

·       The candidate’s curriculum vitae.

 

Note: Please specify the award category to which you are submitting. Faculty at the assistant professor rank, including equivalent non-tenure-track faculty, are eligible for the Early Career Water Institute Faculty Fellowship. Faculty at the associate or full professor rank, including equivalent non-tenure-track faculty, are eligible for the Distinguished Water Institute Faculty Fellowship.    

The attached document describe goals, eligibility requirements, nomination procedures and selection criteria. Visit this Water Institute Faculty Fellows webpage for more information on the program and current Water Institute Faculty Fellows.

This Water Institute Faculty Fellows program is being announced simultaneously with the identical but independent Florida Climate Institute Faculty Fellow awards program. Winners will be announced in August and a joint FCI–WI awards ceremony will take place in October 2017.

-           Carol

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Carol Lippincott, PhD

Research Coordinator                                                    352-294-7744

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