Preparing Future Faculty

Preparing Future Faculty

The Preparing Future Faculty program is a hybrid program, with Canvas materials and assignments focused on key aspects of faculty responsibilities and in-person class sessions designed for discussion, self-assessment, and sharing of ideas. Participants in the PFF program gain a tremendous amount of knowledge and insight into professional academia. Those that successfully complete the program are awarded a certificate and have the privilege to add this experience to their vitae.

  • Explain faculty roles and responsibilities
  • Explain components of a typical faculty interview and how to prepare for various stages in the process
  • Prepare an Elevator Pitch
  • Participate in mock interviews
  • Create a Research Statement
  • Compare and contrast scholarly expectations in represented fields
  • Compose a Teaching Philosophy Statement
  • Identify Classroom Best Teaching and Assessment Practices

September 15: Introductory Luncheon

October 6: The Balancing Act--Faculty Roles and Responsibilities

October 27: Quality Teaching & Teaching Philosophy Statement

November 17: Interviewing for a Faculty Position & Preparing an Elevator Pitch

February 2: Research & Scholarly Actiivty

March 1: Teaching Observation

March 22: Intentional Class Design--Lesson Planning & Assessment

April: Etiquette Luncheon & Certificate Presentation

2022 PFF

Shannon Allen

Ashik Amin

Raymond Awoyemi

Anthony Bowden

Lacy Dolan

Edward Entsminger

Md Khurshedul Islam

Stephanie Jacobs

Shaya Abou Jawdeh

Landon Jones

Erin King

Sierra Malis

Riley Messman

Casey Moss

Kollin Napier

Talha Faizur Rahman

Somayeh Bakhtiari Ramezani

Darcie Sidelinger

Carolina Siniscalchi

Lisa Smith

Rezwan Tanvir

Bryan Whittenton

Carter Wolff


  • Preparing Future Faculty Group photo
  • Radwa Alaziz
  • Mahathir Bappy
  • Alejandro Barahona Caballero
  • Anna Marie Clay
  • Destiny Crockett
  • Craig Croskery
  • Hunter Derby
  • Larra Diboyan
  • Kyle Dues
  • Jason Eberhard
  • Linan Jia
  • Laya Khademibami
  • Abdullah Al Mamun
  • Shuaib Mubarak
  • Frank Ongondo
  • Eda Ozdemir
  • Phong Phan
  • Sabin Poudel
  • Malia Schimminger
  • Mitu Sharma
  • Lansing Sun
  • Saja Teeti
  • Shonna Tillman
  • Tashmia Turner
  • Anh Vo
  • Shaylin Williams
  • Christian Zamiela
  • Lisa Ziegler

Interested in participating in the Preparing Future Faculty Program?

Download and complete the application below and email it to 

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