RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
Since 2014, the RTI University Scholars Program has provided partial support for 29 distinguished academic researchers to spend scholarly leave time at RTI, actively collaborating with our experts. This year, the program is open to faculty from Duke University and the University of North Carolina's 16 university campuses.The ideal Scholar is a tenured or research-track faculty member at the Associate Professor level or higher with a commitment to collaboration and a strong research record in a field that aligns with RTI's practice areas and services and capabilities.
|16 October 2019||Call for Applications Released|
|9 January 2020||Expression of Interest Submission Deadline|
|24 February 2020||Notification to Applicants|
|30 March 2020||Full Proposal Submission Deadline|
|24 April 2020||Notification to Applicants|
If invited, full proposals must be submitted as one PDF document via this portal (see below) on or before 5.00 p.m. ET on 30 March 2020. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Full proposals must be organized as follows, and items 3-5 (below) consolidated into one PDF document that is uploaded via the RTI University Scholars Program Application Portal.
Please read detailed instructions above before proceeding.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ms. Amy Vargas-Tonsi in the University Collaboration Office.
Amy Vargas-Tonsi, MIS
Project Operations Manager
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