Welcome

Welcome to the Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development at San Francisco State University! Located within the Division of Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs serves the faculty in a variety of ways, including coordination of hiring; retention, tenure, and/or promotion processes, and post tenure review; administration of internal grants and awards programs; provision of professional development programs and workshops, and individual consultation with faculty.


Announcements

​CEETL Faculty Fellows, 2018-2019, Call for Applications

The Center for Equity & Excellence in Teaching & Learning invites Faculty Fellows for year-long appointments beginning in either Fall 2018 or Spring 2019.  In the CEETL community, Faculty Fellows will engage faculty on topics that address current problems or issues that affect student success; topics related to equity, social justice, and inclusion; and topics related to the university strategic plan and mission.

Eligibility
All full-time tenured faculty members
All .6 or higher entitled lecturer faculty members with at least five years of SF State teaching experience
 
Period and Compensation
Pending budget approval, up to eight CEETL Faculty Fellows will be selected. Four will begin in fall 2018 and four will begin in spring 2019. Each will receive a .2 course release (or 3 WTUs for lecturers) in the initial semester with a commitment to service assigned for the following semester. Activity is expected across a 12-month period. There will be opportunities to earn additional compensation for work on projects beyond the expectations outlined below.
 
For more information and to apply, please visit: http://ceetl.sfsu.edu/content/call-fellows
 
Please email akilgard@sfsu.edu with any questions.
 

CEETL Awards, Spring 2018, Call for Nominations

CEETL-FYE Excellence in Teaching First-Year Students Awards 
Do you know a faculty member who has gone out of their way to support a first year student?  If so, consider nominating them for the CEETL-FYE  Excellence in Teaching First-Year Students Award.  This award is to recognize faculty who have made a difference in the lives of first-year SF State students through inspiring student learning and supporting student development and success.  Faculty members nominated and selected will be recognized and invited to the CEETL-AT Faculty Recognition Event on May 2, 2018, 4-6pm in the Vista Room. The nomination process is simple and fast. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, April 13, 2018. Please submit your nomination here. 
 
CEETL High Impact Teaching Awards  
Nominate an instructor who has made a difference in the lives of SF State undergraduate students through high impact teaching practices such as using engaging pedagogy, mentoring, collaborating with students on research, guiding peer-to-peer learning, creating pathways for students, connecting students to resources and opportunities, providing exemplary support for students enrolled in 685, 688 or 699, etc.  Faculty members nominated and selected will be recognized and invited to the CEETL-AT Faculty Recognition Event on May 2, 2018, 4-6pm in the Vista Room. The nomination process is simple and fast. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, April 13, 2018. Please submit your nomination here. https://sfsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_emQGBRqaqH7hxl3

 


Spring RTP Workshops

The Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development invites faculty to participate in one of the following workshops to help prepare for retention, tenure and promotion. Sophie Clavier, associate dean of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development, will conduct the workshops. Faculty who will be reviewed in the next few years are encouraged to attend. The workshops have been organized according to different phases of faculty professional development, but topics covered in each workshop will be similar, so feel free to attend the workshop that best fits your schedule.

  • Faculty currently in retention review: Tuesday, April 3, 10 to 11:30 a.m., LIB 244
  • Faculty currently in retention review: Wednesday, April 4, 10 to 11:30 a.m. via Zoom
  • Faculty preparing for promotion and tenure to associate professor: Wednesday, April 11, 1 to 2:30 p.m. via Zoom
  • Faculty preparing for promotion and tenure to associate professor: Thursday, April 12, 10 to 11:30 a.m., LIB 244
  • Faculty preparing for promotion to full professor: Thursday, April 26, 1 to 2:30 p.m., LIB 244
 

DRC Grant and ORSP Small Grant Funding Opportunity

We are pleased to announce two grant opportunities: the Development of Research and Creativity (DRC) grant or the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) small grant, each for up to $10,000 for individual projects and up to $15,000 for collaborative projects. The submission deadline is March 28th.

The online application is available at:  https://sfsu.infoready4.com/CompetitionSpace/#competitionDetail/1769702