Welcome

Welcome to the Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development, in the division of Academic Affairs. The office has oversight of all faculty-related functions of Academic Affairs, including faculty hiring, retention, tenure, and promotion evaluation, sabbatical leaves and other professional leaves, and the Faculty Early Retirement and Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base Programs, as well as overseeing Labor Relations and grievance procedures for faculty employee bargaining units.
 
It is our goal to administer academic employment processes effectively and efficiently and to serve as a resource for faculty from hire to retire. We offer guidance, consultation, instrumental support for the implementation of University and Academic Senate Policies.

Announcements

SF State Research and Scholarly Activity Fund AY2020-2021

The SF State Research and Scholarly Activity Fund aims to support the creation of new or ongoing research projects and scholarly activities (including creative works and community-engaged activities) that encourage application to externally funded opportunities and/or bring external recognition to the PI and university.

Two separate grant opportunities are available within this single announcement.

•    Faculty who are creating new projects, new scholarship activities, or new creativity directions are encouraged to apply for a Development of Research and Creativity (DRC) Grants, funded by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.

•    Faculty who are engaged in continuing work (e.g., preparing a scholarly manuscript for publication, completing creative work, conducting data analysis), or other scholarly work (e.g. pilot data) leading to external funding proposals, are encouraged to apply for an ORSP Small Grant.

For more information and application details, please click here