New Faculty

New Faculty

Guidance to the questions you may have as you begin at UMass Amherst

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.

A comprehensive guide to campus and community resources

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

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

A monthly forum for learning best practices for new faculty success