*This Is Not A Drill* Faculty Fellowship

Dry cracks in the earth

Photo by Mike Erskine

Applications are now closed.

Now in its second year, the *This Is Not A Drill* program at Tisch School of the Arts invites all full-time NYU faculty to apply for the 2022-23 *This Is Not A Drill* Faculty Fellow cohort. 

Successful applicants will receive a $6,000 reimbursable stipends to advance their research and produce art work/s on technology, the climate emergency, equity, and creative practice. Faculty Fellows will also receive bespoke support from NYU Libraries for their creative research. An exhibition of the fellows' works will take place in Fall 2023. Faculty Fellows will regularly convene as the *This Is Not A Drill* working group and will be expected to collaborate with *This Is Not A Drill* Community Artist Fellows, and mentor *This Is Not A Drill* Student Fellows. The program will run from March-October 2023.

The deadline to apply is January 9, 2023, at 11:59 PM ET.




Who is eligible to apply?

Any NYU US-based full time faculty member eligible for PI/PD status is eligible to apply. This includes Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty, Continuing Contract Faculty and Honorific Research Faculty (ie, employees who also hold faculty titles such as Research Assistant Professor, Research Associate Professor, etc.). Professional Research Personnel (ie, employees with professional research titles such as Assistant Research Scientist, Associate Research Scientist and Senior Research Scientist, etc.) are also eligible. Adjunct, emeriti and retired faculty are not eligible to apply.

What expenses are permissible?

All expenses must be related to advancing your research on technology, the climate emergency, equity, and creative practice and producing an artwork that can be showcased at the exhibition. All reimbursements are subject to University spending policies. Fellows must take into consideration a product’s life cycle and environmentally safe disposal prior to purchases, and choose eco-friendly options wherever possible (more information on Green Procurement here).

What is the work that is expected of me?

Fellows will develop their respective projects for the final exhibition; participate in monthly working group meetings (including presenting progress updates; providing feedback on group members' projects; inviting guest speakers, etc.); review student projects and mentor student fellows; assist in the planning and execution of the final exhibition; and engage with communities at NYU and beyond who are focused on art, technology, equity, and the climate emergency.