About Faculty Advancement

Building a thriving faculty community grounded in inclusive excellence

Duke Faculty Advancement provides leadership, guidance, and oversight of University-wide strategies and programs to support faculty excellence. We oversee faculty development programs and partner with Duke schools, departments, and other academic programs to advance faculty careers and enhance faculty success at Duke. We work to recruit outstanding and diverse faculty and strive to promote a rigorous and enriching learning and research environment that adheres to high standards of collegiality, respect and integrity.

Faculty Recruitment

Strengthening excellence across schools and programs through rigorous and inclusive hiring guidelines, policies, and practices

Initiative
Strategic Hiring for Faculty Excellence (SHFE)

Program
Inclusive Searches

Faculty Development

Serving as a resource for all faculty to ensure long-term career success through partnerships with academic units and specialized development programs

Initiatives
Faculty Advancement Seed Grants
Faculty Awards and Recognition

Programs
Faculty Advancement and Success (FAS) Workshop Series
Leading an Academic Unit at Duke (LAUD) Workshop Series

Signature Events
New Faculty Orientation (NFO)
Newly Tenured Faculty Celebration and Leadership Retreat
NSF Faculty Springboard Retreat and Luncheon

Resources
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) Institutional Memberships
NCFDD Faculty Success Matching Program
OVPFA Advisory Groups

Community Values

Fostering campus-wide awareness and commitment to faculty advancement and diversity goals through program initiation and support

Initiative
Climate & Culture at Duke

Resource
Affinity Groups and Networks