This webpage is a sub-collection of the Grant Programs webpage. The links on this webpage are grants that support search committees and recruitment activities.
ADVANCE provided funding to support newly hired Faculty Fellows for up to 3 years in departments that had been approved by the Provost for an appointment. Our goal was to develop high-potential candidates who would then transition into tenure-track faculty positions. Selected Fellows were hired...
Recruitment funding was a particularly successful aspect of ADVANCE. We provided monetary support to departments that were planning to diversify their faculty through the hiring of qualified women. During the first year of the ADVANCE Recruitment Program, each of the four colleges below were given...
In cases where a regular faculty appointment was more appropriate than a Faculty Fellow, and if a high-quality female candidate was selected during a regular STEM faculty search, ADVANCE offered funding supplements to the new-hire's start-up package in order to provide a more attractive offer. Offers...
ADVANCE-Nebraska selects candidates from STEM departments to be Recruitment Ambassadors. Recruitment Ambassadors will receive $2,000 per department for a Recruitment Ambassador (faculty member) to attend one or more national conferences (depending on how you'd like to use the funds) to seek high quality doctoral candidates, post-docs, or appropriate level faculty to apply to UNL. We suggest that departments send representatives who will recruit for openings this academic year and for potential openings beyo
In this presentation is a discussion of the Faculty Fellows Program set up through the University of Rhode Island’s ADVANCE program. This program works to increase the number of women recruited into STEM departments with incentives for the application and leverage on the department. What worked, advice, and impact are also discussed at the end. This presentation was given at the 2008 PI Meeting.
Project PACE has provided travel funds to allow additional women candidates the opportunity to interview for positions as tenure-track faculty in UM science departments.