UF Awards for Radiation Oncology Faculty and Staff

AwardDescriptionCriteriaDue DateNotes
International Educator of the Year AwardColleges are invited to submit nominations for the International Educator of the Year awards. These awards are made annually in recognition of the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff to the internationalization of the University of Florida. As in years past, three awards will be made for the following categories: Senior Faculty International Educator of the Year, Junior Faculty International Educator of the Year, Staff International Educator of the Yearhttps://internationalcenter.ufl.edu/faculty-engagement/international-educator-year-awards/nomination-process-selectionEnd of September
SURA Distinguished Scientist AwardPresented to individuals who support the SURA mission: “to advance collaborative research and to strengthen the scientific capabilities of its members and nation.” Up to two awards, with an honorarium of $5,000 each will be selected. UF may submit only one nomination.A letter of nomination from the Chair on the qualifications of the nominee; and a comprehensive and up-to-date curriculum vitae or biographical sketch of the nominee. https://ufresearch.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1796766 Beginning of October
Superior Accomplishment Award Recognize and thank our faculty and staff for their outstanding contributions. In short, it gives us a chance to celebrate the work that helps forward the mission and success of the University of Florida. Equally, it tells those nominated that their above-and-beyond attitude and contributions do not go unnoticed. Consider nominating (faculty and/or staff) who truly made their mark as superior employees from August 1, 2018-July 31, 2019https://learn-and-grow.hr.ufl.edu/awards-recognition/superior-accomplishment-awards/ https://hr.ufl.edu/memoranda/superior-accomplishment-awards-program-nomination-period-runs-through-october-31/End of OctoberAcceptance of nominations begins September 10
UFHCC Nurse of the YearAwarded to an extraordinary oncology nurse recognized by her or his peers who supports the mission of the UFHCC by going above and beyond to deliver compassionate care in addressing the burden of a cancer diagnosis to the patient and their family members.https://cancer.ufl.edu/cheers-to-the-new-year-2019-award-nominations/End of NovemberNominations generally open during the month of November
UFHCC Advanced Practice Provider of the YearHonors an oncology-focused ARNP or PA-C recognized by her or his peers that demonstrates excellence in clinical care, supports the mission of the UFHCC and exemplifies a compassionate commitment to improving the health and well-being of cancer patients.https://cancer.ufl.edu/cheers-to-the-new-year-2019-award-nominations/End of NovemberNominations generally open during the month of November
UFHCC Research Staffer of the YearRecognizes a cancer-relevant research staff member, recognized by their colleagues, who has made extraordinary contributions that contribute to the success of the science conducted within the Center. Contributions can be recognized by those involved in laboratory, quantitative science, public health, qualitative science and clinical research units.https://cancer.ufl.edu/cheers-to-the-new-year-2019-award-nominations/End of NovemberNominations generally open during the month of November
UFHCC Administrative Staffer of the YearRecognizes an exceptional administrative staff member, recognized by their colleagues, who demonstrates a commitment to the mission of the UFHCC with a level of performance that exceeds the values and guiding principles of our Center.https://cancer.ufl.edu/cheers-to-the-new-year-2019-award-nominations/End of NovemberNominations generally open during the month of November
MVP Staff AwardInternal – Radiation Oncology recognizes dedicated and talented staff who fulfill our mission to remain one of the best academic radiation oncology programs in the country and are committed to superb patient care complimented by excellence in research, teaching and leadership on the local, state and national levels.N/AEnd of November
Academy of Distinguished ScholarsReward excellent educators and involve them in enhancing the learning environment. Selection is based on merit. Recipients are inducted for lifetime as Academy members and serve on an advisory board to the Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs for three years.Faculty members inducted into the Academy receive $3,000 per year (total of $9,000 over 3 years) to be used for the purchase of equipment, travel to conferences or for professional development, books, graduate students, and other related expenses. It may not be used as faculty salary.http://fora.aa.ufl.edu/Provost/Pages/Academy-of-Distinguished-Teaching-Scholars/FAQsMid-January
Doctoral Mentoring AwardsEncourages and rewards excellence, innovation and effectiveness in mentoring doctoral and Master of Fine Arts students through their final dissertation or fine arts thesis project. Nominations for the award come from current graduate students, graduate alumni, faculty members, graduate coordinators, department chairs, school directors, college deans and higher-level administrators. Each year, the award gives $3,000 to approximately five faculty members, with an additional $1,000 deposited into each winner’s department account for use in supporting doctoral or Master of Fine Arts students.http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/faculty–staff/awards/faculty-doctoral-mentoring-award/       or http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/media/graduate-school/pdf-files/Mentoring-Awards-Guidelines-2018-19.pdfMid-JanuaryEach College has individual internal deadlines
UF Teacher/ScholarSince 1960, this is UF’s most prestigious and oldest faculty award. Offers an honorarium of $6,000 in addition to other appropriate recognition, such as the automatic induction to UF’s Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars (ADTS).  Current faculty members are eligible for consideration; selected faculty member will receive in addition an SEC Academic Consortium Faculty Achievement Award and will be UF’s nominee for the SEC Professor of the Year Awardhttp://aa.ufl.edu/awards/uf-internal-awards/teacher–scholar-of-the-year/  or http://aa.ufl.edu/media/aaufledu/awards/teacher-scholar/Teacher-Scholar-Template-2019-20.pdfMid-January
UFRF ProfessorshipsEach three-year Professorship includes: $5,000 annual salary supplement and $3,000 grant to support research, awarded in year one of the three-year tenure. Professorships open to full-time Associate, Full, and Distinguished Professors who are tenured at the time of the award and who have been on the UF faculty for at least 5 years (as of May 1 in the year of nomination).  Part-time Professors not eligible. Faculty members are eligible for re-nomination following a two-year hiatus after holding a Research Foundation Professorship.http://www.research.ufl.edu/ufrf/professorship.htmlBeginning of February
Lifetime Achievement AwardThe Lifetime Achievement Award from the UF College of Medicine Faculty Council recognizes our most outstanding, active peers for providing extraordinary service to the UF College of Medicine, including recognition for the College through national reputation in their respective professions. This award is aimed at College of Medicine faculty who have been at UF for at least 10 years; many past recipients have devoted over 20 years to the Collegehttp://facultycouncil.med.ufl.edu/faculty-information/lifetime-achievement-award/Mid-February
Radiation Oncology Research Seminar AwardsBasic Research Education Award: Recognizes any research faculty member who provides outstanding educational opportunities to graduate and/or postdoctoral students. Medical Physics Clinical Award: Recognizes medical physicists who exemplify patient-centered delivery of cancer care through interactions with the radiation oncology team.Internal Research driveMid-February
Basic Science Research AwardGiven for research contributing to our understanding of the fundamental underlying principles of biology and medicine. All research faculty are eligible for nomination. Letter of nomination and Candidate’s current CV http://researchaffairs.med.ufl.edu/faculty-awards/basic-and-clinical-science-research-awards/Mid-FebruaryDue date around mid-February. Nominate Research Seminar Award winners?
Clinical Research AwardGiven annually to College of Medicine faculty who best demonstrates the ideals of clinical excellence manifested by Dr. David Paulus’ legacy of making a difference for patient care: unfailing moral compass, engagement at every level of patient care, and championing teamwork. Letter of nomination and Candidate’s current CV http://researchaffairs.med.ufl.edu/faculty-awards/basic-and-clinical-science-research-awards/Mid-February
David A. Paulus MD Award for Clinical ExcellenceGiven annually to College of Medicine faculty who best demonstrates the ideals of clinical excellence manifested by Dr. David Paulus’ legacy of making a difference for patient care: unfailing moral compass, engagement at every level of patient care, and championing teamwork. https://bridge.ufhealth.org/blog/leader/call-for-nominations-2016-david-a-paulus-md-award-for-clinical-excellence/Mid-MarchDue dates may be incorrect on website
Faculty Enhancement OpportunityCreative and flexible faculty development activities, including, but not limited to: educational experiences/conferences, work with consultants/experts, time devoted to intensive writing or creative work or activities in support of a new direction for one’s scholarly work. FEO’s are available to all full-time faculty in the Health Sciences, IFAS and the College of Law, and other faculty who are not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.http://aa.ufl.edu/resources/resources-for-faculty/programs-for-faculty/faculty-enhancement-opportunity-feo/End of MarchAn internal deadline must be set by the College of Medicine
Excellence Award for Assistant Professors“Excellence Awards” for Assistant Professors or Assistant Curators is a one-time allocation of $5,000 in support of research. The award can be used to fund travel, equipment, books, graduate student stipends, and other research-related expenses. It may not be used as salary. College of Medicine dean allotted 2 nominations. Nominees must currently hold the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor or Assistant Curator. Nominees may NOT be in the final year of their tenure-probationary period, nor currently under evaluation for tenure. An individual who has received the award also is not eligible. (1) Nomination letter by the dean; (2) Nominee’s abbreviated CV of no more than 2 pages (including most recent accomplishments); (3) Nominee’s statement of no more than 2 pages describing current research projects.Beginning of April
Exemplary Teacher AwardTo recognize outstanding performance in teaching, an incentive may be available from the COM Office of the Dean for a select number of educators. Eligible faculty will be nominated from each department and participate in a college-wide competition to receive an incentive. Faculty are selected based on the excellence of their teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, graduate students, post-docs, and mentorship of other faculty. https://facultyaffairs.med.ufl.edu/faculty-awards/educational-awards/End of JuneDue date in conjunction with Faculty evaluations
University Term ProfessorshipsUniversity makes available to the colleges 250 Term Professorships. Each award runs for 3 years and provides a $5,000/year salary supplement to the awardee. Tenure track Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors and Assistant, Associate, and Full Curators in the fifth year (or more) of full-time service in the tenure-track title at UF are eligible for an award. The Provost’s Office apportions University Term Professorships to the colleges according to the number of eligible faculty in the college. In selecting awardees, faculty advisory committees and/or department or school chairs/directors should provide input, and the dean makes the final determination. Awards should be based on an assessment of academic accomplishment. Consequently, the dean may request faculty to submit dossiers explaining recent meritorious achievements and should specify a required format for dossiers, if they are used in the process. Awards should be determined no later than the spring semester so that they may begin that fall.http://aa.ufl.edu/awards/uf-internal-awards/university-term-professorship/End of AprilDetermined no later than Spring Semester


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