New & Early Career Faculty

New & Early Career Faculty

The Office of Faculty Development is here to help you integrate into the campus community, increase your understanding of supports and services, build research and leadership competencies, and assist in your onboarding process. OFD provides programs and resources to ease your transition and support your professional development and wellbeing as you begin your career at UMass Amherst. Meet new colleagues and learn about faculty resources, UMass students, and support for research, teaching, and service.

Information about New Faculty Orientation and additional campus onboarding for new employees

First Year, First Friday is a monthly forum for new and early-career faculty to connect with colleagues and to learn best practices for faculty success.

Guidance to assist you with navigating your first year at UMass Amherst

A comprehensive guide to campus and community resources