Call for Proposals

Virtual Visiting Scholars conduct meta-analysis and synthesis of existing research in STEM equity workplaces.

Apply to Be a Virtual Visiting Scholar

Each year, the ARC Network selects two Virtual Visiting Scholars to conduct research on existing or emerging themes from scholarly literature on gender equity in STEM workplaces. Closing date is June 1, 2019, at 5:00 pm ET. Applications received thereafter will not be considered. Decisions will be made by July 1, 2019. 

  • Accepted file types: pdf.


  • Research Prospectus

  • 100-word maximum
  • Include a statement of research problem, the current state of knowledge, and project significance. Two-page maximum.
    Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Two-page maximum
    Accepted file types: pdf.


  • Additional Documents

  • Two required.
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  • Letters of recommendation

    Required for individuals with five (5) or fewer peer-refereed publications. References must describe their affiliation with the candidate and their opinion of the candidate’s skills at research, with specific attention to issues surrounding gender equity in STEM and meta-analysis techniques. Email letters of recommendation to VVS@awis.org.

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Funded by the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Program, Award HRD-1740860, the ADVANCE Resource and Coordination (ARC) Network seeks to achieve gender equity for faculty in higher education science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. As the STEM equity brain trust, the ARC Network recognizes the achievements made so far while producing new perspectives, methods and interventions with an intersectional, intentional and inclusive lens. The leading advocate for women in STEM the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) serves as the backbone organization of the ARC Network.

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