Mentoring & Professional Development

Maya Jasanoff, Martin Puchner, Ann PearsonThe Faculty of Arts and Sciences strives to create an environment where faculty and researchers can develop their abilities, establish productive relationships with colleagues, and build successful careers. Newer faculty and researchers should seek professional advice and feedback from senior colleagues and peers. By the same token, the FAS views mentoring of less experienced colleagues as an essential act of collegiality and citizenship. Mentorship means taking an active interest in your colleagues, giving them practical advice, and sharing knowledge and networks with them.

Guide to Faculty Mentoring in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

In addition to the Guide, the table on this page shows many other resources that can advance professional development.

Events throughout the year help FAS faculty to develop as scholars, teachers, and citizens of the academic community. A sampling is provided below.

Some frequently used forms related to faculty professional development are shown below.

The committees, offices, and individuals below help faculty to hone computer, management, and leadership skills, interact with donors, work with the media, and otherwise advance their professional development.