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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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)