Apply now to join a small cohort of early career faculty.

Workshop Dates
Apply to join one of these two workshop cohorts:

  • Cohort 1:
    January 26-29, 2023;
    June 8-11, 2023;
    November 9-12, 2023
  • Cohort 2:
    February 2-5, 2023;
    May 11-14, 2023;
    November 30–Dec 3, 2023

Workshop Fellows must commit to attending the full program of all three of their cohort’s gatherings. Each workshop begins on Thursday at 9 a.m. and concludes with lunch on Sunday. Read our Statement on Full Participation.

Applications due September 30, 2022.

Instructions for applying

The online application form asks for basic contact information, the titles of three courses you regularly teach, and the approximate number of faculty in your department and your institution.

You’ll be prompted to attach four documents:

  1. A current CV (4 pages maximum). Please label this document “lastname-cv.pdf”;
  2. A single document with responses to the following four writing prompts. Be sure your name appears on the document and please label this document “lastname-text.pdf”.
    • Describe your teaching experience, your teaching context, and your current position in your school’s faculty review process (150 words maximum).
    • Describe the discourse about liberal arts education on your campus (150 words maximum).
    • Describe and analyze a specific challenge you have experienced in your teaching (150 words maximum).
    • Considering your answers to the three previous prompts, describe how you would contribute to this faculty learning community (250 words maximum).
  3. A letter of support from your department head, division chair, dean, or a person in an analogous position (signed on institutional letterhead, and attached as a .pdf file. Please label this document “lastname-letter.pdf”). Please ask the letter writer to address the following points:
    • Please describe your relationship to the candidate.
    • Please explain where the candidate is in the faculty review process.
    • Please describe the promise the candidate has demonstrated for teaching excellence and future leadership in campus conversations about teaching, the college’s curriculum, and liberal arts education.

Application deadline

September 30, 2022

Curriculum

Sample curriculum of a teaching workshop for early-career faculty.

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