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Application: NEH Distinguished Teaching Professorship

Dec 04, 2017

Due by Tuesday, January 22, 2018

Distinguished Teaching Professors know their disciplines very well, motivate and inspire students, and actively engage students in learning. To evaluate these criteria, the selection committee requests that applications should consist of the following materials.

Part 1: Applicant's Responsibility

  1. Applicant’s reflective teaching philosophy statement, demonstrating dedication to improving teaching and students’ learning
  2. Applicant’s proposed project(s) as NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor
  3. Applicant’s record of experience with and interest in humanities courses, as evidenced by course descriptions (entire syllabi are not necessary)
  4. Evidence of teaching expertise, demonstrated by summaries of student evaluations, including students’ comments
  5. Brief curriculum vitae (2 pages recommended)

All required documents shall be sumbitted in fields below. 

Part 2: Confidential Letters of Support

One-page in length in 12 pt., Times New Roman font, with standard margins.

Chair Letter

Students' and Collegues' Letters

  • Details the applicant’s strengths in teaching from:
    • one or two colleagues who have observed the applicant’s teaching
    • two former undergraduate students

*Recommended maximum length of application, including the 3-4 pages of letters: 15 pages.

If you have any further questions, please contact Francesca Fiorani, Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanties 

 
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Applicant’s reflective teaching philosophy statement, demonstrating dedication to improving teaching and students’ learning experience. [ Please label : Lastname_Firstname_NEHDTP_2018-21_1 ]
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Applicant’s proposed project(s) as NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor. [ Please label : Lastname_Firstname_NEHDTP_2018-21_2 ]
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Applicant’s record of experience with and interest in humanities courses, as evidenced by course descriptions (entire syllabi are not necessary). [Please label: Lastname_Firstname_NEHDTP_2018-21_3 ]
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Evidence of teaching expertise, demonstrated by summaries of student evaluations, including students’ comments. [Please label : Lastname_Firstname_NEHDTP_2018-21_4 ]
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Two pages recommended length. [ Please label : Lastname_Firstname_NEHDTP_2018-21_5 ]
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.