From our good friend and collaborator, Owen Gottlieb:
*A Special Sponsored Opportunity for Early Career Games and Learning Scholars!*
Application deadline is approaching May 15
GAMES AND LEARNING EARLY CAREER WORKSHOP at Games for Change Festival
The 2nd Annual Games and Learning Early Career Workshop offers select early career scholars the opportunity for valuable career advice, network building, and critical feedback on their scholarship.
The purpose of the workshop is to nurture early career scholars in Games and Learning. We endeavor to both widen and deepen research in the field as a new generation of scholars embarks on their careers. The workshop will provide mentorship, build networks, and, through collegial support, work to advance and propel the the study of Games and Learning.
The workshops will consist of several events, including panels on publishing, small group mentor time with senior scholars, professional development planning activities, and a grant writing working group. Attendees will also have the opportunity to build new peer relationships and potential collaborations with other early career scholars who are part of the workshop.
The Early Career Workshop will take place the day before the Games for Change Festival, on July 30, 2017, from 9 AM to 1 PM, in New York City. The workshop is free to accepted participants. Additionally, accepted participants will receive $1500 in travel reimbursement and a 50% discount on passes to the Games for Change Festival. This workshop is funded by a National Science Foundation Cyberlearning CAP Grant (1621101), Workshop for Building a Network for Early Career Scholars of Games and Learning.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Application is open to scholars who have received their PhD not more than five years ago and who are employed in a research position at an academic institution or equivalent / comparable institution (e.g. research institutes).
To apply, please send:
A cover sheet with your name, institution, and email address.
A current curriculum vitae.
A one-page narrative description of your current position, including the type of institution where you work and your job responsibilities (including teaching, research, mentoring, and committee work), and your hoped for outcomes from the workshop.
A two-page double-spaced summary of your research, including theoretical framework, methods used, and plans for moving forward. It should become clear from your summary how your research relates to the field of Games and Learning.
Please submit all papers in one file in PDF format named as follows: "YOURLASTNAME_ECWS_proposal.pdf" to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participation is limited to 15 scholars and the application process will be selective. We intend to put together a diverse cohort of early career scholars for this workshop.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON MAY 15, 2017. HOWEVER, APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AS THEY ARE RECEIVED, SO WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO APPLY AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE.
Questions about the workshop or the application process? Contact the EC Co-Chairs, Crystle Martin and Owen Gottlieb at email@example.com.