Nominators: Students, alumni, staff, faculty, departments, or colleges are eligible to nominate a candidate.
Nominations and supporting materials: limited to 15 pages.
Normally, a nomination would include a two-page letter of nomination plus a three-page abbreviated cv, a statement of teaching philosophy, three to five letters of support—at least three of which should be from peers (faculty, colleagues, instructors or department heads)—and a summary of student evaluations (commentary or data, such as SEEQ profiles).
- Page limit does not include cover page and table of contents.
About the Award
The University of Saskatchewan recognizes the importance of teaching in the professional lives of its faculty, and wants to recognize faculty early in their careers who devote themselves to teaching and show outstanding promise as teachers. The Outstanding New Teacher Award annually recognizes an outstanding new teacher.
The recipient will receive an award of $1,000 to be used to support a project or scholarship in teaching and learning. The award will be transferred to a University of Saskatchewan account held in the name of the recipient of the award. Please note that in order to hold the award funding, the recipient must be employed by the University.
One award will be made annually and the recipient will be recognized at a Celebration of Teaching hosted by the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness.
Eligibility and Selection
The award will be presented to a tenure-track faculty member whose first faculty appointment was at the University of Saskatchewan, who has taught at least one year and not more than four years as a faculty member, and who demonstrates: