Lilly Teaching Fellows

Each spring semester ten tenure-track assistant professors who are recent recipients of a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their discipline or profession and who are in their first, second, or third year at the University are selected for the Lilly Teaching Fellows Program.

Goals

The goals of the CTL Lilly Teaching Fellows Program are to

Selection of Participants

Each spring, up to ten faculty members are selected to participate in this two-year program.

Eligibility

Applicants must be in their first, second, or third year (at the time of nomination) of a tenure-track position at the University of Georgia. The fellowship is designed for faculty members without significant teaching experience at the college or university level prior to joining the UGA faculty. However, this does not include experience as a graduate teaching assistant.

Selection

Up to ten faculty members are selected each spring semester to begin participation in the two-year program the following fall. A committee comprised of the program coordinators and Lilly Fellows from prior years interview the finalists. Demonstrated passion for and commitment to excellence in teaching is a key factor in selection. Notifications of the committee's decision are made by the end of spring semester.

Selection Process

The application deadline for 2017 - 2019 is March 10, 2017. Each application must be supported by a recommendation from the applicant's department head or dean.

Activities

The following activities comprise the program for the first academic year of the program.

Current Fellows

2016-2018

2015-2017

For More Information

For additional information, contact Dr. Jean Martin-Williams at jfmartin@uga.edu.