York University Honorific Professorship – Distinguished Research Professor

Deadline: N/A

Level: Senior

Background: Canada, York University

Cycle: Irregular Intervals

Description: 

A Distinguished Research Professorship is awarded to a member of the faculty who has made outstanding contributions to the University through Research.
The Distinguished Research Professor will have demonstrated scholarly achievement by sustained publication or other recognized and accepted demonstrations of sustained authoritative contributions to scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria:

York faculty members are eligible.

For More Information: http://secretariat-policies.info.yorku.ca/policies/honorific-professorships/

York University Honorific Professorship – University Professor

Deadline: N/A

Level: Senior

Background: Canada, York University

Cycle: Irregular Intervals

Description: 

The University Professorship is awarded to a member of the faculty whom the University recognizes for his or her scholarship, teaching and particularly participation in University life or contribution to the University as a community.

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility: A long-serving tenured faculty member who has made an extraordinary contribution to the University as a colleague, teacher and scholar.

For More Information: http://secretariat-policies.info.yorku.ca/policies/honorific-professorships/

York President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards

Deadline: February 7

Level: Early-career, Mid-career, Senior

Background: Canada, York University

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards (UWTA) honour those individuals who, through innovation and commitment, have significantly enhanced the quality of learning for York students.

Eligibility Criteria:

There are 4 categories:
a. Full-Time tenured faculty with 10 or more years full-time teaching experience
b. Full-Time faculty (tenured/tenure-stream/CLA) with less than 10 years teaching experience
c. Contract and adjunct faculty
d. Teaching assistants

For More Information: http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/01/06/call-for-nominations-for-the-presidents-university-wide-teaching-awards-6/

York University Faculty of Graduate Studies’ Teaching Award

Deadline: November 15

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: Canada, York University

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Faculty of Graduate Studies’ Teaching Award is bestowed annually on a member of the Faculty of Graduate Studies who has displayed substantial, significant and sustained excellence, commitment and enthusiasm to the multifaceted aspects of teaching at the graduate level at York.
The award recognizes teaching and supervisory excellence. Other elements which are taken into consideration include scholarly, professional and teaching development and initiatives in graduate program and curriculum development.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must be a member of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
The nominator may be any member of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, including regular or adjunct faculty, graduate students or staff.

For More Information: http://gradstudies.yorku.ca/faculty-staff/academic-affairs/teaching-award/

York University President’s Research Excellence Award

Deadline: December 10

Level: Senior

Background: Canada, York University

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The York University President’s Research Excellence Award recognizes established, full-time, active faculty members with distinguished scholarly achievements who have had a notable impact on their field(s) and made a significant contribution to advancing the University’s international reputation for research excellence while significantly and positively contributing to one or more aspects of the York community’s intellectual life.
This honour demands sustained, outstanding and continuing research achievement of excellent quality. At least five years of that research must have been completed while the nominee held a faculty appointment at York.

Eligibility Criteria:

Inclusive of all individuals with tenure-stream appointments at York.

For More Information: http://www.yorku.ca/research/documents/Presidents_Research_Excellence_Award_Call_2013-14.pdf

Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) Fellow

Deadline: Ongoing

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Ongoing

Description: 

For experienced professionals in the related fields of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals with more than 5 years of professional experience are eligible.

For More Information: http://www.rsc.org/membership-and-community/join/#undefined

L’ORÉAL-UNESCO for Women in Science International Awards

Deadline: Ongoing

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

Created in 1998, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards program identifies and supports eminent women in science throughout the world. Each year, five Awards Laureates are recognized for their contributions to the advancement of science, in Life or Physical Sciences in alternating years.

Eligibility Criteria:

Female candidates are eligible.

For More Information: http://www.fwis.fr/en/awards

Partners in Research National Award – Engineering Ambassador Award

Deadline: January 15

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: Canada

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The PIR Engineering Ambassador Award recognizes a Canadian researcher, his or her outstanding body of work over a period of time which has contributed to the field of engineering, and their promotion of this research to the Canadian public.

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility: Canadian researchers

For More Information: http://www.pirweb.org/pir/en/engineering-research-excellence-award/

Partners in Research National Award – Technology Ambassador Award

Deadline: January 15

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: Canada

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The PIR Technology Ambassador Award recognizes a Canadian researcher, his or her outstanding body of work over a period of time which has contributed to the field of technology, and their promotion of this research to the Canadian public.

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility: Canadian researchers

For More Information: http://www.pirweb.org/pir/en/technology-reseach-excellence-award/

The Japan Prize

Deadline: February 28

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Japan Prize is awarded annually to scientists and engineers from around the world who have made significant contributions to the advancement of science and technology, thereby furthering the cause of peace and prosperity of mankind.

Each year two fields of scientific endeavor are honored. The Japan Prize laureates receive a certificate of merit and a prize medal. A cash prize of 50 million yen is also awarded for each prize field.

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility: Any individual

For More Information: http://www.japanprize.jp/en/index.html