Each academic year one member of the permanent FAS tenured or tenure-track faculty will be selected as the FASC Faculty Research Fellow. This award is intended to recognize substantial contributions to the faculty member’s field of study. The awardee receives a research grant and will present the Annual Faculty Research Fellow Lecture each spring—a high profile event open to the Rutgers University—Camden community, as well as alumni and friends. Research grant: $5,000.

Purpose:

This award is intended to recognize substantial contributions to the faculty member’s field(s) of study and expertise. The awardee receives a research grant and will present the Annual Faculty Research Fellow Lecture each spring—a high profile event open to the Rutgers University—Camden community, as well as alumni and friends.

Application and Submission:

  • Any full-time tenured or tenure-track FASC faculty member may apply.
  • Applications should include
  • A final written report summarizing the results of the initiative will be due by May 1, 2018. At that time a budget report will be due also.
  • All funds must be spent at the end of the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year.

Deadline:

Applications are due to the Associate Dean for Research by Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Electronic submissions (Adobe PDF) are required and should be sent to fasresearch@camden.rutgers.edu. Save your file name as LastName_Department_FacultyFellowship_Date. Please indicate “2017-2018 FASC Faculty Fellowship” in the subject line of your email.

Evaluation:

The Research Funding Committee will evaluate and rank all proposals. The winning proposal will demonstrate the broad appeal of the proposed public lecture and will reflect the best characteristics of research-based arts and sciences education at Rutgers-Camden.

Research Award Reimbursable Expenses:

Awards for these programs take the form of research grants and as such carry certain university-mandated restrictions regarding approved uses of awarded funds.

  1. The awards should be used in their entirety by the end of the academic year. Any unused funds will be forfeited.
  2. Allowable uses include travel, conference, archival research, fieldwork, and similar reimbursable expenses. Please see page one of this document.
  3. Oversight and budgetary control will reside with the FASC Dean’s Office.  Please consult with this office when developing your budget. Expenses and costs must comply with all relevant university policies, and state and federal regulations.  
  4. Budgeted categories must include only one‐time costs.  These funds are temporary, and may not be used for permanent on‐going costs.   
  5. Recurring costs, such as telephone, rent, or lease costs, should not be charged to the grant.  Costs related to repair and maintenance of grounds and buildings, custodial and vehicular supplies, and selected other non‐academic expenses are NOT allowable under the grant.
  6. Hourly payment of a student worker is NOT allowed under the grant.  Faculty, post‐doctoral fellow, part‐time/temporary, and TA/GA salaries, including summer salaries, may NOT be charged to the grant.   Student aid or student tuition and fee costs are NOT allowable.  Costs associated with the purchase of equipment or software, or facilities renovations may NOT be charged to the grant. No permanent hiring may be done with these funds.
  7. Transcription services are NOT allowed.
  8. To be reimbursed for research supplies
    1. Provide original receipts
    2. Receipts should include date, evidence of payment and zero balance due.
    3. Pre-approved software purchases should be made through RCIT/RIAS.
  9. To be reimbursed for participant compensation
    1. Only allowed with active IRB numbers may request reimbursement.
    2. If participation is not confidential, the signature sign in sheet with the date compensation was received needs to be submitted.
    3. If participation is confidential, a numbered sheet with the date the compensation was received needs to be submitted with a note that says that names will be maintained by the department.

For research reimbursement guidelines please see the Procedures for Requesting Reimbursement