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    Supporting faculty with services and workshops that strengthen research, service, and advancement.

    The mission of the Office of Faculty Development (OFD) is to support all faculty at every career stage through workshops and resources for their successful onboarding, research/creative work, scholarly writing, mentoring networks, leadership skills, and career advancement.

Find the Support You Need

OFD supports faculty in all appointment tracks and career stages, beginning with outreach during recruitment, deepening with a year-long orientation to UMass academic life, guiding faculty and their network of mentors through tenure and promotion processes, and engaging senior faculty in research renewal and leadership development.  

Begin with OFD
Launch your career, find your scholarly home, and build your community at UMass Amherst
Faculty thrive at UMass Amherst
Develop scholarship, renew your excitement, find support, ascend into leadership
Faculty Achieve at UMass Amherst
Promote your accomplishments and celebrate your excellence