Excellence in Teaching Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for Awards for Excellence in Teaching.

All continuing full and part-time faculty members (tenured and tenure-track professors, lecturers and lab instructors) who have taught a minimum of five years in a continuing position at SFU shall be eligible for nomination for the Excellence in Teaching Awards.

Nominations may be made by Simon Fraser University students, alumni and/or faculty. View the nomination procedure.

To make a nomination, please write, by October 15, 2017, to:

University Committee for the
Excellence in Teaching Awards
c/o Office of the Vice-President, Academic
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6

Phone: 778.782.3925 Fax: 778.782.5876

Include your name, signature, address, telephone number, and reasons why your nominee is deserving of this award.

The winners of the Awards will be selected based upon the following criteria:

  • Ability to stimulate students to think creatively and critically
  • Demonstrated caring for student learning
  • Ability to present complex information clearly
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for, and innovation in, teaching
  • Sustained record of excellent teaching
  • Diversity of courses

View the related policy

View past award recipients

View the list of current committee members

For more information on the nomination and adjudication of the Excellence in Teaching Awards contact the Vice-President, Academic Office at 778.782.3925 vpacad@sfu.ca

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Awards for Excellence in Teaching. The deadline for submissions is October 15thCheck here for more information on the nomination and adjudication process.

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