The objective of the Fund is to provide a continuing source of support to recognize excellence in teaching and research in Marine Biology within the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering and its associated laboratories with a preference for the Shoals Marine Laboratory. Individuals awarded this professorship may hold tenure-track or research faculty appointments in marine biology. Recipients of this professorship will be at any rank, with priority given to new or current faculty demonstrating particular achievement within the last two years. More than one individual may hold the professorship at any time. For FY’16 through FY’19 (July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017), the maximum funding available is $10,000 per year. Awards will be for up to three years and are renewable.
Applications are currently not being accepted for this professorship.