The links on this webpage cover how to advance and develop a career in whatever position a person is currently in.
This webpage is a list of literature and webpages to resources that will help you develop your career.
ESCALATE is a grant-funded initiative designed to improve the advancement of women in academic careers in science and engineering by focusing on an institutional climate change. The ESCALATE initiative addresses two central issues that interfere with building a faculty representative of society: 1: Women’s isolation from information and collegiality networks needed for success in academic science and engineering. 2: Lack of awareness about how cultures of academic science and engineering impact women and ab
Each year talented undergraduate students interested in pursuing an academic career in areas related to: Physics, Electric Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics and/or Computer Science, are selected. These students will participate in a series of activities designed to prepare them to succeed in graduate school and to join UPR-H faculty after completing a Ph.D. in science.
The ADVANCE Program recognizes the importance of having women scientists and engineers in positions of leadership in university administration and seeks to encourage interested women faculty to consider participating in this program.
The IMPACT SEMINAR is a year-long program designed to increase participants' effectiveness by developing new ways of integrating teaching, research, and service for a coherent career, and building leadership skills.
The ADVANCEing Faculty Career Networking Awards Program targets tenure-track or tenured women who are building their research program or expanding their research into a new area. Applicants to this program must provide a clear proposal with goals that include specific activities to increase their exposure to senior colleagues at other institutions who can serve as collaborators, role models and sponsors.
The Gender Equity Project's (GEP's) Sponsorship Program has as its goal the professional development of women engaged in basic science at Hunter College.
This report gives the findings from a sub-committee at the University of Michigan on policies and practices that influence women’s progress in science and engineering. A list of recommendations with detailed descriptions are available.
This poster as presented at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting by the University of Alabama-Birmingham. It provides an overview of some of their initiatives to help faculty progress along their careers. “A major emphasis of the UAB ADVANCE Program over the past year has been to provide professional development activities for faculty to excel further as teachers, researchers, and leaders... In addition to the monthly Lunch and Learn Seminars for female faculty in the ADVANCE Schools, the UAB ADVANCE program has spo
The sections of this paper include types of presentations, common features for presentation success, poster presentations, platform presentations, and seminars for job interviews.
The Gender Equity Project has prepared several pieces about professional and skills development. These pieces are frequently updated, so check back often. Please feel free to use these copyrighted materials with proper attribution.
ADVANCE supports new initiatives for formal Faculty Development Programs to ensure that all faculty—women and men—have access to the types of resources that cultivate opportunities for success at the highest levels in academic and academic leadership. Our faculty development initiatives seek to provide fair and transparent access to the types of resources that support career success at Brown University and the wider scientific community.
This document is a handout for a workshop on self-promotion. The sections of this document divided into two activities on the topic.
ADVANCE continues to offer several faculty development opportunities, including an Incentive Fund, a series of workshops and seminars, a mentor training program, and monthly topical lunches.
Participate in the Workshop Series for Junior Faculty for natural and social scientists at CUNY. As part of a newly awarded NSF grant to Hunter College and CUNY, the Gender Equity Project is offering a series of 3 day-long workshops to develop male and female junior faculty who are engaged in basic science and engineering at participating CUNY schools.
MU-ADVANCE Faculty Fellowships are available for non-tenured female faculty in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines seeking to enhance their professional development. The purpose of the Fellowships is to foster the professional development and success of female STEM faculty at Marshall while preparing for tenure.
The ADVANCEing Faculty Career Development Workshops are offered up to three times per academic year and focus on topics such as: communication; negotiation; ...
The 2008 Faculty Career Success Workshop provided a learning time for junior faculty to network with colleagues from Rice and from peer schools and learn about strategies for professional, academic success.
This document is a handout for a workshop on the topic of giving presentation. Sections of this paper include readings, activities, and references.
LEAD is a series of national leadership workshops, offered annually, for department chairs, deans and emerging leaders in science, engineering and mathematics (SEM), which address departmental and university culture and the professional development of faculty.
Career Development Awards are intended to help faculty increase their exposure to senior colleagues at other institutions who can serve as collaborators, role models and sponsors. These awards could be particularly useful for Assistant Professors who are beginning to build their research program or for mid-career faculty moving in a more collaborative direction or trying to make contacts in a different research area.
This webpage is a list of resources to help with writing grants. Examples include: The Grant Application Writer's Workbook, and The Foundation and Corporate Proposal Writing Book.
The ADVANCE Program strives to broker opportunities for women scientists’ career advancement by providing funding mechanisms that support their research and professional development. The ADVANCE Travel Grant enables women faculty in the sciences and engineering to accept invitations to guest-lecture at universities and conferences.
Evaluation interviews with University of Colorado at Boulder faculty conducted for the LEAP project (Leadership Education for Advancement and Promotion) yield a wealth of data about faculty concerns that inhibit their effectiveness and reduce job satisfaction...
This document is a one-page agenda for a workshop on self-promotion. The titles of the sub-events are program administration, self-promotion and building a national reputation, reporting back to the main group, break into groups, and workshop evaluation.
This summative assessment report describes AdvanceVT's research seed grant program for pre-tenure faculty and its outcomes.
The Skidmore Union Network offers the following grant opportunities to female assistant and associate professors in the STEM disciplines at Skidmore and Union Colleges. The Visit Here or There Grants are available to assistant and associate professors. At both institutions, the Advanced Education Grants are available to associate professors at both institutions, and the Teaching Load Modification Grants are available to Union College assistant and associate professors.
This presentation covers some recommendations on how to increase professional presence when teaching and in a career. Specifically, the importance of clear communication and professional manners were highlighted.
Elizabeth Crosby Faculty Grants are available to individual faculty members to support a range of activities aimed at improving the environment for career satisfaction and success of a diverse faculty in science and engineering fields. Support may be requested for: programs and projects aimed at improving the career success of diverse faculty, especially for women and other members of under-represented groups, including efforts to support the special child or other dependent care associated with work-relate
We conducted the interviews from which these quotations are drawn in our role as evaluators for a National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Institutional Transformation project on our campus, the University of Colorado at Boulder. Through the ADVANCE initiative, NSF has supported...
UAB ADVANCE faculty research awards have assisted tenure-track and tenured faculty, as well as new faculty, in the Schools of Engineering, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Finance, Economics, and Quantitative Methods in the School of Business. The purpose of these awards is to provide support for research for women faculty in the targeted schools and departments.
The goal of these workshops is to provide chairs with information and skills that will have a positive effect on faculty development and departmental climate, facilitate communication between chairs to share experiences and best practices, and to integrate the broader goals of the ADVANCE Program by weaving information and discussion about issues of diversity and gender to improve the recruitment, retention, and promotion of women faculty.
This document is form to apply for the Professional Development Grant
Sample titles of slides in this presentation are differences between eastern and western culture, ways of life, and boss.
This document is a handout for a workshop on success. Sections of the paper include readings, activities, guest speakers, discussion, and background readings.
This pamphlet emphasizes the need to enhance a career through the use of awards. The outside covers how receiving an award can benefit you, how the award will benefit all women, how winning an award opens doors, and how to be prepared for applying for an award. The inside covers examples of awards, recognitions, and grants.
This is a wiki that is a collection of resources. The sections of this webpage are titled ADVANCE Department Chair Workshops and Resources, ADVANCE Visiting Scholars Program, Transforming Academic Departments, and Children.
This document is a one-page agenda for a workshop on the topic of giving presentation. Event titles are program administration, public speaking and making effective presentations, and workshop evaluation.
This document is a list of best practices about attending conferences, and why they are important.
"ADVANCE is working to assist diverse STEM faculty to advance in their careers by enhancing the RTP process. Activities include developing training workshops for RTP committees, providing systematic pre-tenure performance feedback; establishing professional learning communities; and facilitating faculty development in teaching, research and service." Additional links on teaching and research are also provided.
This handout is a set of recommendations how to promote professional development within a group of faculty.
This webpage is a collection of resources like presentations to promote professional development.
CWRU has run many faculty development events for faculty, administrators, and department chairs. The most recent of these is the Susan Case Event in 2006.
“Opportunity grants were established to maximize the chance of success for women faculty at Case by providing support of current or proposed projects and activities where funding is difficult to obtain through other sources. $60,000 was available in this fund, and ACES made multiple awards. All women faculty, including instructors and research faculty, were eligible to apply.” Testimonials and lists of the awardees is included on this webpage.
NSF Advance Professional Development Grants are a means to address women's under-representation in the academic sciences and engineering. The grants are available to help meet career-relevant needs of individual faculty that, if met, will increase the participation and advancement of women faculty in science and engineering at Grand Valley State University.
This webpage is a list of resources for faculty development. The list includes "At the Helm", and "At the Bench".
As part of UMaine’s NSFsupported ADVANCE Project, funds will be available to faculty in STEM and social and behavioral science (SBS) fields and to others who directly promote ADVANCE-related efforts aimed at increasing the representation and advancement of women in the academic STEM and SBS careers. Once again we will be accepting proposals in the program areas outlined below.
The Rising Tide Center is pleased to offer a second round of grant awards with funds available to support a variety of research and professional development activities and featuring a new offering for a limited number of applicants this year – the Personalized Leadership Institute.
Prof Dev Grants Awardees for 2011
Mentoring programs will be offered to faculty at the assistant and the associate levels. Mentoring will be expanded beyond one individual to a team of mentors, who will participate in a rigorous training program and will be involved with their mentees throughout the academic year in monthly lunches and workshops, on topics such as vita building and promotion strategies. In addition, mentors will gather once per semester to discuss mentoring issues and challenges.
SU-ADVANCE hosted its first day-long workshop, giving women STEM faculty members a chance to (Re)Connect with each other and with the program following a very busy summer.
The WVU ADVANCE Sponsorship Program is an external mentoring program supported by the NSF ADVANCE program for women in NSF funded disciplines in CEMR and ECAS. The WVU ADVANCE project aims to catalyze institutional climate change, promote diversity and inclusivity, support women in science and engineering, and promote the success of all faculty.
Dr. Amber Rice joined Lehigh University as Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences in Fall 2011. Her research aims to understand the ecological and evolutionary mechanisms underlying the process of speciation. Lehigh ADVANCE approved Dr. Rice’s application for a Faculty Development travel grant to attend WEBS: Women Evolving Biological Sciences this November.
Tips for getting started on Teaching with Technology workshop
Negotiating for What you Want workshop
The Summer Writing Retreat will provide a means of supporting the research career of STEM-SBS female faculty by providing a circle of faculty who focus on completing either a refereed paper or proposal during the summer. The goal is to redefine the role of female faculty in STEM-SBS by strengthening their research and writing knowledge. Ultimately, this component can be used to support all pre-tenure faculty, as part of the university’s promotion/tenure review process.
ESWN is an international peer-mentoring network of women in the Earth Sciences, many of whom are in the early stages of their careers. Our mission is to promote career development, build community, provide opportunities for informal mentoring and support, and facilitate professional collaborations.
This website is one product from a PAID research study focused on examining the organizational change strategies and processes used at the universities in the first two rounds of ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grants. The Toolkit highlights 13 of the most frequently used change interventions, offering a Brief on each one that highlights the rationale and purpose of the intervention, various models and examples of how the intervention might be used, and a discussion of the associated affordances and li
The objective of the UTPA ADVANCE Advancement Initiative is to enhance faculty development and leadership opportunities.
Proposal for the UNH social science research study focusing on creating an unbiased climate within each department at the university. The objective is to determine what, if any, impact the UNH department chairs professional development initiative will have on employment and climate in departments.