Purpose: To better understand and improve scholarship within your discipline by conducting an evidence-based research study and developing a long-term scholarship agenda.

Activity Required: Early-career faculty will develop a discipline-specific research question, design a study, collect data, analyze data, prepare the data for manuscript submission, and present the study. Participants will be required to attend all trainings and will develop a long-term scholarship agenda and an agenda for the management of research activities.

Reporting Requirement: Participants will develop and conduct a research study that results in a scholarly product suitable for presentation (at Tarleton and a state or national conference) and publication. Participants will submit a long-term research agenda.

Who Should Apply: Early-career faculty interested in developing and improving their discipline-specific scholarship agendas in preparation for exceeding tenure and promotion requirements and advancing the institution’s scholarship profile, in line with the strategic plan.

Eligibility: Early-career (non-tenured), full-time, tenure-track faculty are eligible to apply for the program. Applicants must be prepared and committed to participate in all related meetings and activities and to complete the expected deliverable schedule. 

The 2021-2022 cohort is in progress. Questions? Contact [email protected]