Seeking Nominations for Research Technical Staff Award

Maroon and grey image: Research Technical Staff Award; Office of the Vice President for Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research is excited to announce a new opportunity to honor the significant contributions of University of Minnesota research staff. The Research Technical Staff Award recognizes staff for their distinguished service to the UMN research community and celebrates exemplary leadership that positively impacted their colleagues and advanced the University's mission.

Five honorariums of $1,000 each will be awarded to eligible staff who are involved in the practice of research or in support of faculty who are performing research. Eligible positions include: research technicians, research associates/assistants, and research data management and analysis staff. Positions that are not eligible include: tenured, tenure track, clinical track, and research track faculty; administrators; postdocs; and students.

Nomination requirements include two letters of support that address the evaluation criteria and a copy of the nominee's CV or resume. The nomination deadline is June 15, 2022. Awardees will be announced in August 2022.

Learn more about the Research Technical Staff Award. Contact the OVPR Research Advancement team with questions at