Faculty Commons, A Center for Teaching, Learning, Scholarship and Service coordinates all professional development, grants and assessment activities of faculty at New York City College of Technology. Faculty Commons adopts a programmatic approach to professional development and operates as a faculty resource and think tank where members collaborate on a variety of projects to shape curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) helps faculty and administrators compete for and win grants that strengthen the intellectual climate and improve the learning environment at City Tech. The office provides notices of grant opportunities and works with faculty and administrators over the life-cycle of a grant – from concept development through close-out.
The Professional Activity Report and Self-Evaluation (PARSE) is the documentation of a faculty member’s accomplishments during each academic year and cumulatively, in the three principal areas of teaching, scholarly and professional growth, and service. The PARSE serves as the basis for the annual evaluation. It is also provides faculty with an instrument to present to departmental and college review committees for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.
RF CUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: NIH Support for Research Excellence (SuRE) and SuRE First Grants
October 6, 2021
Targeted Audience: CUNY faculty in the biomedical sciences with limited or no history of NIH grant support Presenters: John Tsapogas-Director RF-Office of Award Pre-Proposal Support and Pablo Peixoto, Assistant Professor, Baruch College/Graduate Center
Overview of Webinar: The SuRE and SuRE First programs, are research capacity building programs designed to develop and sustain research excellence in U.S. higher education institutions that receive limited NIH research support and serve students from groups underrepresented in biomedical research. The emphasis is on providing students with research opportunities and enriching the research environment at the applicant institutions. SuRE awards provide research grant support for faculty investigators who have prior experience in leading externally funded independent research but are not currently funded by any NIH Research Project Grants. SuRE- First awards support research grants for faculty investigators who have not had prior independent external research grants.