Each year, if funding is available, the College considers applications for research leave from Assistant Professors who meet the following criteria:
The application, submitted at the time of the third year review, consists of:
Successful applicants will be released from teaching for one semester, and their departments will be provided with support for replacement teaching. Unless otherwise exempted, the recipients will be expected to remain available for other duties e.g. participation on thesis and dissertation committees, faculty meetings, etc. Faculty must remain at LSU for one year following the leave, or be responsible for reimbursing LSU for expenses incurred during the funding period.