The office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to provide Duke faculty with an opportunity to spend a sabbatical or unit approved leave at RTI International to undertake scholarly research. RTI will be providing funding for half of the Duke Faculty salary (excluding benefits for one academic year for that faculty member to work with research colleagues at RTI. The funding is available for up to three Duke faculty this first year. There are three themes for the 2014-2015 Academic year. These include ). Human Health, 2). Energy and 3). Education and Workforce Development. More information can be seen by clicking here. The deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2014. Please submit the proposal to the attention of Dr. Jay S. Golden, Associate Vice Provost for Office of the Vice Provost for Research.