Recognizes postdoctoral researchers who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in research, scholarship, creative activity, or teaching while at Washington State University.
Specific eligibility: Postdoctoral research associates who are within the first four years of their initial date of appointment at WSU and who have a professional career of eight years or less following completion of their terminal degree (PhD or as appropriate).
Nomination packet should include:
A broad description (limit of two pages) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments, publications, and recognition; focus on the current and future impact of the nominee’s work within the discipline, across the institution, in external communities, and/or on students as appropriate. Include external recognition of note.
At least one letter of support or testimonial from an external constituent is required. For teaching postdocs, a letter from a WSU faculty member who has personally evaluated the nominee’s teaching may be used in place of the external constituent letter.