2021-2022 Sabbatical Leave

The Sabbatical Leave Program provides one and two semester leaves to eligible faculty members to undertake projects of academic significance to themselves and their departments or units. Faculty are not required to be in attendance at the University during a sabbatical leave. The Program is administered by the Dean’s Office of Arts and Sciences for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. This year, faculty may submit the application through DocuSign or through the PDF version. 

Application: 2021-2022 Sabbatical Leave Application [DOCUSIGN]  or 2021-2022 Sabbatical Leave Application and Guidelines [PDF]

Deadline: Friday, December 11, 2020

2021-2022 Competitive Leave

The University’s Competitive Fellowship Leave program allows eligible faculty members the opportunity to take advantage of fellowship offers made through several prestigious and highly competitive national and international programs, e.g. Fulbright, Guggenheim, Mellon, Social Science Research Council, American Council of Learned Societies, without major financial detriment.

Application: 2021-2022 Competitive Leave Fellowship Program Application and Guidelines [PDF]

Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021

Please note:  Faculty eligible for faculty leaves must also receive approval by their Department Chair and Dean. Typically, approval is based on the teaching needs of the department and overall budget. If you have questions regarding sabbatical or competitive leave, please feel free to contact Ms. Bethany Lawton at bethany.lawton@rutgers.edu, (856) 225-6971 or your Department Chair. Also, before submitting your application to the Dean’s Office for final approval and processing, the Department Chair endorsement must be included.

2020-2021 Faculty on Leave

Fall 2020
  • Childhood Studies
    • Daniel Cook
    • Lauren Silver
  • English and Communication
    • Paul Lisicky
    • Timothy Martin
  • Mathematics
    • Dinesh Bhoj
  • Philosophy & Religion
    • Craig Agule
  • Psychology
    • Courtenay Cavanaugh
  • Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice
    • Nathan Link
  • World Languages and Cultures
    • Carla Giaudrone
    • Silvia Perez-Cortes
Spring 2021
  • Biology
    • Joseph Martin
  • Chemistry
    • Hao Zhu
  • Childhood Studies
    • Kate Cairns
    • Daniel Cook
  • Computer Science
    • Rajiv Gandhi
  • Computer Science
    • Richard Stansfield
  • Economics
    • John Smith
  • English and Communication
    • Shanyn Fiske
    • Carol Singley
  • History
    • Susan Mokhberi
    • Nick Kapur
  • Mathematics
    • Mahesh Nerurkar
    • Haydee Herrera
  • Philosophy and Religion
    • Stuart Charme
  • Psychology
    • Andrew Abeyta
    • Rufan Luo
  • Public Policy & Administration
    • Paul Jargowsky
  • Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice
    • Gail Caputo
    • Joan Mazelis

2019-2020 Faculty on Leave
2018-2019 Faculty on Leave
2017-2018 Faculty on Leave