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Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) Awards

Purpose: Advance the academic/professional/scholarly abilities of faculty members in the HSC, IFAS and College of Law. The awards are intended to be more flexible in nature and duration than traditional sabbaticals.

Sponsor: President’s Office

Awards Amount: Award amount can vary widely, depending on the expenses required by the project; however, the recipient’s unit is required to provide some resources in support of FEOs granted to individuals in that unit.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted in the fall and spring semesters. Deadlines and awards will be announced by the Provost’s Office.

UF Research Foundation Term Professorships

Purpose: Recognize recent contributions and provide incentives for continued excellence in research.

Sponsor: The University of Florida Research Foundation

Award Amount:: Three-year term professorship which includes:

  • A $5,000 annual salary supplement
  • A $3,000 grant to support research, to be awarded in year one of the three-year tenure of this professorship

Deadline: Call for applications is usually in early spring. Awards made in May of each year, annually.

Previous Recipients

  • 2019: Mark Hudak, MD - Pediatrics
  • 2018: Phyllis Hendry, MD - Emergency Medicine
  • 2017: Dominick Angiolillo, MD, PhD - Cardiology
  • 2016: Arshag Mooradian, MD - Medicine
  • 2015: K.V. Chalam - Ophthalmology
  • 2014: Andrew Kaunitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2013: Robert Wears, MD, PhD, MS - Emergency Medicine

University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville (UFHSCJ) Researcher/Scholar of the Year (*under review by the office of Research Affairs)

Purpose: The purpose of this award is to recognize recent contributions and to provide incentive for continued excellence in research that is likely to lead to distinction in their field.

Sponsor: Dean’s Office/Office of Research Affairs

Award Amount: N/A

Deadline: The award is open to all faculty based at UFHSCJ. Nominations accepted several weeks prior to Research Day event. Candidates must have a distinguished current research program in their appropriate academic discipline measured over the most recent three years.

  • The award is presented annually as part of the Research Day ceremony.
  • Awardee is recognized the following Research Day, providing a key research presentation

See attached list from the Office of Research Affairs .pdf (Adobe PDF Document). Please note, this faculty awards have not been in effect over the last few years.