Preparing for Faculty Careers

The Office of Career and Professional Development has built out a complete curriculum to help you prepare, apply, interview, and negotiate for an academic faculty position. We offer videos, resources, workshops, and 1:1 counseling all based on what hiring committees really look for in faculty candidates. Let us help you be successful!


Our programs are designed to develop the competencies you need to prepare and apply for faculty positions

Training requirements from ACRA for different institution types and the OCPD programs that provide that training



How to prepare for a faculty career:

1. Explore faculty career types

2. Use ACRA to determine your training goals

3. Develop faculty career competencies with our programs

4. Apply, interview, and negotiate

Other programs that support faculty careers:

Mentoring and Training:

Inclusive Research Mentor Training Program (TRAIN-UP)

Getting a Faculty Position:

Planning Your Faculty Career (PAC-UP)