Nominations are open for the 2019 President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Graduate Supervision

President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Graduate Supervision


About the Awards

The President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Graduate and Postgraduate Supervision honour those individuals who, through their creative approaches and sustained commitment to students, have generated intellectual excitement, have fostered the development of students' skills and interest in their disciplines, and have contributed to a positive teaching and learning environment at Memorial University.

 

Call for Nominations

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate candidates for the 2019 President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Graduate Supervision.

Submission Directions

Submit nominations on or before the deadline date to:

Jennifer Moran
ED3000N, Education Building
jmoran@mun.ca

Nomination Deadlines for 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
President's Award for Outstanding Teaching (Lecturers and Instructional Staff)

Thursday, March 14, 2019
President's Award for Outstanding Teaching (Faculty)

Friday, March 15, 2019
President's Award for Distinguished Teaching

Friday, March 15, 2019
President's Award for Outstanding Graduate and Postgraduate Supervision

Self-nominations are not considered.

Support for Nomination Coordinators

If you would like to nominate someone for one of the awards, support and guidance are available.

Drop-in Sessions

CITL is offering a series of face-to-face and online drop-in sessions so you can learn more about the nomination process and ask questions. The schedule of drop-in sessions for 2019 are:

  • Monday, Feb. 11, 12-1 p.m., in ED1001
  • Monday, Feb. 11, 1-2 p.m., Online
  • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 12-1 p.m., in ED1001
  • Monday, Feb. 25, 10-11 a.m., in IIC3001
  • Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10-11 a.m., in ED1001
  • Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2-3 p.m., Online

Individual Support

Throughout all steps of the nomination process, individuals are available to answer questions, review documentation, and help navigate the requirements of the award submission.

Contact information is provided along with information about each award below.


Award Categories



President's Award for Distinguished Teaching

Nomination Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019

Awarded in recognition of a faculty member's continued record of excellence in teaching at Memorial University for a minimum of ten years based on outstanding achievement in teaching effectiveness and engagement in educational leadership and educational scholarship.

General Information, Eligibility and Criteria
Information for Nomination Coordinators
Information for Nominees
Nomination Form
Affidavit for Unsigned Letters

For further information, contact Jennifer Moran at the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL), jmoran@mun.ca or (709) 864-3028.

President's Award for Outstanding Teaching (Faculty)

Nomination Deadline: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Open to those who hold a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty appointment at any campus of Memorial University for a minimum of five continuous years and have not more than 10 years overall teaching experience (includes full-time faculty appointments in the Faculty of Medicine and at the Marine Institute).

General Information, Eligibility and Criteria
Information for Nomination Coordinators
Information for Nominees
Nomination Form
Affidavit for Unsigned Letters

For further information, contact Jennifer Moran at CITL, jmoran@mun.ca or (709) 864-3028.

President's Award for Outstanding Teaching (Lecturers and Instructional Staff)

Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, March, 13, 2019

Open to those with a contractually limited appointment and instructional staff members at any campus of Memorial University who have taught a minimum of 10 course sections.

General Information, Eligibility and Criteria
Information for Nomination Coordinators
Information for Nominees
Nomination Form
Affidavit for Unsigned Letters

For further information, contact Jennifer Moran at CITL, jmoran@mun.ca or (709) 864-3028.

President's Award for Outstanding Graduate and Postgraduate Supervision

Nomination Deadline: Friday, Mar. 15, 2019

Awarded to a graduate or postgraduate supervisor who demonstrates exemplary supervisory behaviours and serves as an outstanding role model for other supervisors to emulate. Nominations for this award can be made by graduate and postgraduate students.

General Information, Eligibility and Criteria
Information for Nomination Coordinators
Information for Nominees
Nomination Form
Affidavit for Unsigned Letters

For further information, contact Krista Shea at the School of Graduate Studies, kshea@mun.ca or (709) 864-2435.

Contact

Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000