UAB ADVANCE seeks to increase visibility and increase recruitment and retention of women in the following: science, engineering, and social science departments in the Schools of Natural Science and Mathematics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Engineering, and the Department of Finance, Economics and Quantitative Methods in the School of Business.
A Transition Faculty Research Award is available to sponsor research and scholarship activities that will enhance the professional growth of non-tenure-track (transition) women faculty leading to their promotion.
This poster as presented at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting by the University of Alabama-Birmingham. It provides an overview of some of their initiatives to help faculty progress along their careers. “A major emphasis of the UAB ADVANCE Program over the past year has been to provide professional development activities for faculty to excel further as teachers, researchers, and leaders... In addition to the monthly Lunch and Learn Seminars for female faculty in the ADVANCE Schools, the UAB ADVANCE program has spo
Explained in this document is the University of Alabama’s ADVANCE program and how they have been successful as a group. “The University of Alabama at Birmingham uses a team approach to administration of ADVANCE programs and activities. The team (ADVANCE Steering Committee) consists of individuals in leadership positions within the university...” This document was written for the 2008 PI Meeting at a roundtable on Building an ADVANCE Team.
The UAB ADVANCE Junior Faculty Research Award is open to all tenure-track faculty who hold the rank of assistant or associate professor within the Schools of Engineering, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences (ADVANCE Schools and the Department of Finance, Economics, Quantitative Methods in the School of Business).
The purpose of this program is to bring distinguished female scientists and engineers to the UAB campus in order to increase the visibility of women scholars within the hosting department/school and to provide UAB faculty with the opportunity to interact with these scholars.
UAB ADVANCE faculty research awards have assisted tenure-track and tenured faculty, as well as new faculty, in the Schools of Engineering, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Finance, Economics, and Quantitative Methods in the School of Business. The purpose of these awards is to provide support for research for women faculty in the targeted schools and departments.
This mailing list is for the use of the ADVANCE PIs, Directors, and Program Developers. It will enable us to share best practices, helpful web sites and programs, discuss common goals, etc. You can subscribe here.
The methods and procedures outlined in these toolkits will help you to meet the NSF reporting requirements and conduct effective program evaluations. Toolkits are available here.
The ADVANCE Implementation Mentors Network connects change leaders at ADVANCE grantee institutions to increase their efficiency and effectiveness. advanceaimnetwork.org
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. SBE-0244916, with additional support from the Clare Boothe Luce program of the Henry Luce Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Henry Luce Foundation.