Professional development for faculty members

Professional development is relevant at all stages of your career, and is not (necessarily) remedial. We encourage all faculty to check out the resources listed here.

PD workshops and courses are also a great way to meet people and create networks across campus, which in turn can further your professional development!

What you need to know

Who to talk to

  • Other faculty members, about opportunities they may have accessed on campus.

  • Your chair/director and dean, about gaps in your performance review and what would be appropriate for you; opportunities specific to your department/school and faculty.

  • Katie Damphouse at the Centre for Teaching Excellence, about personalized development planning.

  • Teaching Fellows in your Faculty, for mentoring and resources related to teaching.

On-campus professional development opportunities

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

The University has an institutional membership in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, which provides webinars and courses on topics including teaching, research, writing, anti-oppression, tenure, mentorship, and more.

The office of the Associate Vice President, Academic, has more information and instructions for joining.