Harpur College Faculty Support

Research support

Learn about funding opportunities and support for research, writing, and other scholarly activities.

  • Harpur Grants & Awards (available only to Harpur faculty)

    Harpur College Faculty Mutual Mentoring Initiative

    The purpose of Harpur College's mutual mentoring initiative is to support the formation of mutual mentoring teams. Such teams might form within departments, as interdisciplinary groups (accommodating common research interests and approaches), or as affinity groups (accommodating common challenges).

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    Dean's Teaching Release Award

    The Dean's Teaching Release Award is offered to pre-tenure faculty members in Harpur College to help promote their prospects for tenure and promotion at Binghamton University. Awardees are exempted from major teaching obligations but retain full faculty status, salary, and rights, thereby allowing them to concentrate on a significant scholarly or creative project.

    No formal application is required. Eligible pre-tenure faculty must work with their department chair to ensure that these course reductions support their scholarly development as well as accommodate their department's curriculum.

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    Harpur Faculty Research Grant

    The Harpur College Faculty Research Grant Program supports Harpur faculty-led research projects, creative endeavors, and scholarly activities. Proposals will be reviewed on the basis of their potential to establish new projects and to contribute to faculty career advancement. This program also includes support for "subvention" proposals.

    Deadline: October 8, 2021

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    Visiting Speaker Fund

    The Visiting Speaker Fund helps Harpur departments and programs bring in outside speakers who will offer scholarly, artistic, or intellectual merit to the University community. Any faculty member may submit a request signed by their department chair or program director.

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     Summer Faculty Writing Retreat for Harpur College

    The Summer Faculty Writing Retreat offers Harpur College faculty members time, space, and a community designed to encourage scholarly productivity and supportive accountability.

    Deadline: March 15, 2020

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    Harpur College Dean’s Conference Funding

    This award is intended to support on-campus and department-hosted regional/national conferences. The award can provide a portion of the costs necessary to host a conference or workshop.

    Deadline: October 8, 2021

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    Harpur College “Finish Line” Grant Program

    The goal of this grant program is to support faculty at the associate professor rank who require resources to assist them in completing “finish line” projects that would directly contribute to their promotion to full professor. 

    Deadline: October 8, 2021

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  • University-Wide Grants & Awards (available to all faculty at Binghamton University)

    The Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Affirmative Action/Diversity Leave Program

    [Note: Funding for all grants from NYS-UUP Joint Labor-Management Committee is currently on hold, pending approval of the new UUP contract. Once the contract has been approved, the JLMC expects to resume funding for the Drescher and other awards.]

    The Drescher Program enhances employment opportunities for people who are preparing for permanent or continuing appointments, with preference given to minorities, women, employees with disabilities, or an employee with military status. The types of support available include: payment of employee's regular salary by the campus; salary for a replacement; and other related expenses for research or study with a justification.

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    Interdisciplinary Collaboration Grants Program

    The Division of Research established the Interdisciplinary Collaboration Grants (ICG) Program to provide funds to facilitate the development of collaborations at Binghamton University. This program is for investigators who seek to enhance their research opportunities through collaboration and may include projects that represent a new research agenda. Proposals from all areas of scholarship are encouraged.

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  • External Funding Tools

    InfoEd SPIN Search Engine

    The InfoEd SPIN platform allows users in the Binghamton University community to search for funding program announcements using their own terms (Basic/Advanced Search) or through pre-defined keywords (Keyword Search). Researchers at Binghamton can also register for a profile on the site, which allows them to create email alerts for new funding opportunities based on specific search terms.

    To create a profile:

    • From the landing page, click on "Sign In" in the upper-right corner
    • Click on "Need to Create a New Profile?"
    • Enter your information
    • Click "Save"
    • You will receive an email notification once the campus SPIN administrator has added you (typically, within 1-2 business days)

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Teaching support

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Academic affairs support

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Awards for Harpur College faculty

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