Faculty Offered Access to NCFDD Resources, Eligible to Apply for Faculty Success Program

San Jose State Univeristy faculty are invited to take advantage of the university’s institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). Every SJSU faculty member is eligible to take advantage of individual member benefits, including a core curriculum of monthly webinars, a series of online multi-week courses, a discussion forum where faculty can exchange ideas and professional productivity strategies with peers at institutions from across the nation, and a weekly “Monday Motivator” newsletter. If you are interested in becoming a member, please email Assistant Vice President for Faculty Development Amy Strage at amy.strage@sjsu.edu for assistance with registering to gain access.

Additionally, the Office of Research and the Center for Faculty Development will be sponsoring a small number of memberships for tenure-track and tenured faculty of all ranks in the highly acclaimed Faculty Success Program, a 12-week virtual boot camp for spring 2016 (Jan 22 – Apr 15, 2017). This program offers intensive and personalized support to faculty as they articulate and advance a scholarly agenda. Those interested in participating in the Faculty Success Program, must submit a brief statement (approx. 2-3 pages, double-spaced) and a current CV by Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 5 p.m. to amy.strage@sjsu.edu. The statement should include the following:

  • A description of the focus of your current or planned research, scholarship and creative activity (no more than 1 page)
  • A description of what you hope to accomplish during the 12-week “boot camp” (no more than 1 page)
  • A statement about why you think the sorts of support offered through the “boot camp” will help you achieve your goals (no more than 1 page)

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