This application is for Boston-based faculty and chairs at Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

Please read all of the Participant Guidelines carefully before beginning. A list of available instructors for AY2020-2021 may be found here.

The deadline to complete this form is Friday, June 5. All applications will be reviewed equally after the deadline.

Faculty who teach within Berklee Valencia and are eligible for promotion may use this form to submit an Application for Promotion. Appointment and promotion will be based on set criteria within the following categories:

  •  Education (Degree / Professional Training)
  • Teaching, Advising and Related Duties
  • Academic Research
  • Service to the Profession / Professional Experience
  • Service to the College and Other Merits

Eligibility for 2020

Faculty who have been employed by Berklee since at least 2015 may apply by May 1 for promotion consideration. Promotions granted will be effective in the Fall semester of 2020. 

All other current and active faculty may apply by October 1 for promotion consideration, regardless of their years of service. Those who were eligible to apply in April but did not may also apply by the October 1 deadline. Promotions granted will be effective in the Spring semester of 2021.  

Exceptionally, in 2020 a faculty member may be promoted to a higher rank than the next immediate one. Below you will be asked to indicate which rank you believe you are qualified to receive. Please include this in your Letter of Application within Part I of your promotion application.

Please review the Berklee Valencia Faculty Ranking System document (Feb 2020) for more detailed information on promotion criteria and process. 

Guidelines

Please refer to the Valencia Faculty Promotion Process and Guidelines for detailed instructions on each of the required application materials. 

Congratulations on being awarded a Berklee Faculty Fellowship for 2020-2021. After you have read through all information outlined in your award contract, please indicate whether you would like to accept or decline this award and provide your electronic signature. 

Please save and upload your signed contract form below by Friday, May 15

For questions or concerns please email facultydevelopment@berklee.edu.

Congratulations on being awarded a Faculty Development Grant for 2020-2021. After you have read through all information outlined in your award contract, please indicate whether you would like to accept or decline this award and provide your electronic signature. 

Please save and upload your signed contract form below by Friday, May 15

For questions or concerns please email facultydevelopment@berklee.edu. 

Please answer the questions below in regards to your recent Faculty Development Grant or Berklee Faculty Fellowship project. All award recipients have one year to complete their project and must submit this form no later than May 31.

Instructions:

  1. Answer the questions below about your travel. 
  2. Upload one item for Proof of Travel (i.e. conference/workshop registration, hotel reservation confirmation, airline confirmation, etc.) 

For questions, please email amacchia@berklee.edu. 

Please answer the questions below in regards to your recent Newbury Comics Faculty Fellowship project. 

Criteria for Credit Transfer Agreement 

MISSION AND PURPOSES: Alignment with the Berklee College of Music mission as a recognized educational institute with a commitment to authentic education and a strong music program.

ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNANCE: An organization and governance structure that is appropriate for the institution and that focuses on education without discrimination.

ACCREDITATION/AUTHORIZATION: Approved, authorized, accredited institutions.

THE ACADEMIC PROGRAM/CURRICULUM: An academic program that is well organized and that evaluates students based on their learning. An academic program that is appropriate, rigorous and promotes a strong student experience. We examine the following:
  1. Program Description
  2. Program Learning Outcomes
  3. Program Assessments
  4. Course List
  5. Complete syllabi for each course 
  6. Samples of student work 
  7. Pass/Fail rates and D/F/W rates for each course over the past three years

FINANCIAL INFORMATION: Proof of stable finances.

FACULTY: Appropriately credentialed, educated and experienced faculty.

STUDENTS: A record of student success. To that end, we review

  1. Admission requirements/process for the program
  2. Number of students each year
  3. Number of students/percentage of students who complete the program each year
  4. Demographic information (race, age, ethnicity, as appropriate)
  5. The anticipated number of students from the program each year who will seek transfer to the Baccalaureate degree program at Berklee College of Music.
  6. Demographic information (race, age, ethnicity, as appropriate)
  7. Anticipated number of students from the program each year who will seek transfer to the Baccalaureate degree program at Berklee College of Music

This form is to be used for requesting Institutional Review Board (IRB) review of any new project involving research with human subjects. Submission of this completed form must occur at least one month prior to the expected start date of your project. Recruitment of subjects cannot begin until human subjects research training is completed and IRB approval is granted. It is vital that the application be complete and that all supporting information be submitted at the time of review in order to ensure appropriate and timely processing. If you are unable to provide certain information at the time of submission, please indicate this in a cover letter that you can upload at the end of this application.

You will need to set up an account below to begin. You can save your application as a draft and return to it at later time through your account. Drafts are saved for 21 days from the date last modified. When your application is complete, click submit at the end and it will be sent to the IRB for review. Please contact institutionalassessment@berklee.edu with any questions.