STEM Early-Career Faculty from Historically Underrepresented Minority Groups
Tenure-track faculty or full-time lecturers from historically underrepresented minority groups* teaching in the STEM or STEM education fields, including social sciences, are invited to apply to the NSF-funded CSU Culturally-Informed Strengths-Based Approach to Advance Early-Career Faculty Success program (NSF HRD: #1916056) that originated at Cal Poly. Participants must have been hired during or after fall 2017. Participants will be supported through senior faculty coaching, peer coaching and networking, training about culturally-informed strengths-based strategies for faculty success, and grant proposal writing support.
The commitment includes the following:
- Kickoff Weekend Retreat (August 28-30, 2020/potentially virtual)
- 6 Web-based Zoom Workshops (Sept 2020 – May 2021)
- 60-minute 1-on-1 coaching call with senior STEM faculty strengths coach (every other month, Sept 2020 – May 2021)
- 60-minute 1-on-1 peer coaching call with another participant (every other month, Sept 2020 – May 2021)
- Completion Weekend Retreat (June 2021)
*The National Science Foundation (NSF) defines historically underrepresented minorities as Black or African American; American Indian or Alaska Native; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; Hispanic or Latino and the NSF advises that participants should be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents.