Fellow-Level Membership

Benefits of Fellow-Level Membership

Members at this level:

  • Are eligible to apply for Educators Academy grant (in development).
  • Can receive individualized mentoring for educational scholarship.
  • Learn to peer review teaching and teaching materials.
  • Recognition in promotion and tenure applications.

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for this level, applicants must:

  • Be a UAMS employee ≥ 2 years.
  • Provide evidence of scholarly teaching.
  • Have evidence of completion of at least seven of the UAMS Education Curriculum workshops, or comparable experience.

Required for Application

Include the following items in your application packet.  Please keep a copy of the completed packet for your records.

  • Completed membership application and agreement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Support letter from department or division chair
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Evidence of scholarly teaching
  • Certificates of completion for at least seven workshops in the UAMS Education Curriculum, or comparable experience

Expectations at the Fellow Level

At this level, members are expected to:

  • Contribute at least five hours annually to the Educators Academy through serving as a peer teaching reviewer and/or teaching materials reviewer, presenting on education topics to other UAMS employees, and/or conducting Educators Academy committee work.
  • Attend and graduate from the Teaching Scholars program or comparable experience.
  • Complete an additional three or more workshops from the UAMS Education Curriculum.