The applicant will spend 10 weeks working with his/her host on a research project, gaining new research skills and experiences. At end of the summer, the applicant must provide a collaboration plan, such as a plan for journal article submissions, grant proposals, etc., describing how their partnership with their host will proceed.
Up to five visiting faculty researchers and their respective hosts will be selected for the Summer Sabbatical Program. A directory of interested faculty hosts can be found here. (Click here to download file).
Faculty from UTEP and BUILDing SCHOLARS Pipeline Partners are eligible to apply as visiting research faculty (mentees).
Preference will be given to junior faculty with the potential for obtaining health-related research funding that can support students.
A letter of support from the prospective host member is required during the application process. A directory of interested faculty hosts can be found here. (Click here to download file). Please contact Dr. Danielle Morales if you are interested in identifying your own host faculty members at one of the partnering institutions.
All visiting faculty researchers and their host must sign a contract describing the terms of their arrangement, which will include weekly meetings and a secure office or lab space in which to work. The contract can be found here(save it to your computer and fill it out).
For questions or more information about the Summer Sabbatical Program, contact Dr. Danielle Morales at .