Learning & Professional Development

Princeton offers faculty members and academic professionals a variety of learning and professional development opportunties. Below are some highlights, and feel free to contact us for additional details.

Please also see our list of upcoming events.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)

Princeton University is now an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). The independent center provides professional development, training, and mentorship opportunities to more than 83,000 members representing colleges and universities in the United States.

Postdoctoral Council (PDC)

The Princeton University Postdoctoral Council aims to serve Postdoctoral Researchers and Fellows by aiding in their professional development, fostering a sense of community and identity, and enhancing the postdoctoral experience.  To learn more about the PDC and its partnerships with other campus partners, including signing up for events and informational resources, please visit the PDC.

National Postdoctoral Associate (NPA)

Princeton University  is a sustaining member of the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) and a benefit to your appointment as a postdoctoral researcher is that you can become an affiliate member of the NPA for free! We encourage everyone to take advantage of this opportunity to help you network with other postdocs across the country and gain access to members only resources that can help further your career.

Navigating the Tenure Process Panels

Our Office hosts annual divisional panel discussions for junior faculty on navigating the tenure process. As part of this event, a panel of recently tenured associate professors share their experience going through the tenure process at Princeton. Typically there are four sessions a year - two in the fall and two in the spring.