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SoM Research Staff Appreciation Award Nominations Now Open

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The School of Medicine Research Staff Appreciation Awards recognize staff members who provide exemplary support in the conduct of research.

Nominations for these awards are now being accepted and can be submitted online at the link below. A nomination can be submitted by any School of Medicine faculty or staff member. Nominators may only nominate one candidate. The application requires endorsement from the respective chair or center/institute director of the staff member. Self-nominations will not be accepted. 

To submit nominations for the 2017 SOM Research Staff Awards:

  • To apply visit MyResearchProposal and click on “Create New User” (or log in if you already have an account.)  
  • A step-by-step user’s guide for applying via the MyResearchProposal software is available - Please review this  document.
  • Enter Access Code ‘SOM’ then select the “2017 SOM Research Staff Awards” opportunity and follow the instructions.

If you are having trouble accessing the system, please contact Anita Brantley at or

  • Applications are due October 19, 2017, and winners will be announced in November.
  • Three awards will be presented. 
  • Each winner will receive a certificate and $500.00.

School of Medicine Research Staff Awards:

To be eligible for an award, an individual must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Research Assistants, Research Specialists, Clinical Research Coordinators, Project Leaders, or any staff member employed by the School of Medicine, who provides exemplary support in the conduct of research. Not Eligible: Faculty or staff members who have primary investigator status; research fellows, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students; administrative professionals.
  • Current role provides technical expertise to support any research program (including translational, clinical, data sciences, or basic science research) in a manner which underpins the effective and efficient promotion of the research mission in the School of Medicine.
  • At least 5 years of continuous service in a research role in the School of Medicine.
  • Demonstrated record of excellent performance.



Due Oct. 19, 2017