Brock University Award for Excellence in Teaching for Early Career Faculty

Brock University Award for Excellence in Teaching for Early Career Faculty

The Brock University Award for Excellence in Teaching for Early Career Faculty recognizes the contributions to teaching undertaken by a new faculty member who is in the first five years of a tenure-track position.

Eligibility
Any tenure-track faculty member at Brock University in his/her first five years of service. Previous recipients of other teaching awards are eligible. One award is available annually. Previous candidates must be re-nominated.

Nomination
A nomination package not to exceed 20 pages (double sided) should include:

  • Letter of nomination from any member of the University community (students, TAs, colleagues, administrators)
  • Letters of support from colleagues, students, and administrators
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • List of courses taught and enrolment figures
  • Summary of student ratings of instruction
  • A brief CV (no more than eight pages)
  • Additional documentation pertaining to excellence in teaching (such as professional development in post secondary teaching)

Award Presentation
The recipient will be recognized at CPI's annual Tribute to Teaching event and will receive a framed certificate, as well as a teaching and learning grant for participation in the annual conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE).

A plaque recognizing this achievement will be housed in the CPI. The adjudication committee reserves the right not to name a recipient in any given year.

Deadline for Nomination Submissions:
The nomination package must be submitted to the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation (TH253A) by November 1st annually. The award will be given at the Tribute to Teaching event in early December.

Brock University Award for Excellence in Teaching for Early Career Faculty 

2014
Paula Gardner, Health Sciences

2013
Wesley S. Helms, Marketing, International Business and Strategy

2012
Hilary Brown, Education

2011
Fanny Dolansky, Classics

2010
Tim Murphy, Psychology

2009
 Mary Breunig, Recreation & Leisure Studies