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Summer Institute Lead Faculty Opportunities

The Summer Institute Lead Faculty 2023 application cycle
has been extended through March 31, 2023.
Download the application guidelines packet today!

From July 17-July 21, 2023, the Social Transformation Research Collaborative will host newly admitted undergraduate students to a Summer Institute on Stories for Racial Justice and Healing. The STRC is seeking applications from LAS full-time faculty interested in joining the leadership team of the 2023 Summer Institute.

Full-time faculty in LAS are eligible to apply. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate that they:

  • have closely reviewed the Summer Institute theme description;
  • have academic interest in and teaching experience related to the subject matter and theme of the Institute: Stories for Racial Justice and Healing;
  • are deeply conversant with the humanities;
  • have a desire to connect with and mentor students.

Applicants interested in applying as teams are encouraged to do so. Please note:

  • each member of a team must apply separately but will have the opportunity to identify the co-applicant in their applications;
  • each team must have at least one tenure-line faculty member.

Faculty chosen for these roles will be compensated with one unit of summer salary.

Application Timeline

The application timeline for Summer Institute 2023 is outlined below. Interested faculty should review the FAQ and plan to attend the general information session on January 9, 2023 at 3 PM (RSVP here). Please direct questions to the directors of the STRC, Julie Moody-Freeman ( and Bill Johnson González (

Stage Date
Call for Application posted
December 12, 2022
Information Session
January 9, 2023
Online Application opens
January 30, 2023
Online Application closes
extended through March 31, 2023
Appointment notification
March 15, 2023

Application Preparation

Applicants for the Summer Institute Lead Faculty opportunity should review the Application Guidelines packet, which provides details of all materials that must be submitted through the online application. The application process is the same from year to year, though the shared annual theme changes. The Collaborative's 2023 shared theme is Stories for Racial Justice and Healing.

Guidelines & Preparation

Download the Application Guidelines for easy offline review.

Download Packet

Ready to apply?

Contact us for questions about the application or apply below.

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