RESOURCES FOR
FACULTY & STAFF

Welcome

Welcome to the faculty and staff resources site for the College of Engineering! The purpose of this website is to provide current and prospective employees of our college with information related to frequently asked questions, forms and policies.

Please use the menu above to navigate to section applicable to your needs.

Administrative Support  

Research Support

  • COE Research. describes research centers, focus areas, facilities, and undergraduate research. 
  • COE Research Administration
  • UD Research Office. Funding opportunities, proposal writing and grant support, and much more. 
  • COE Machine Shop. Full-service research shop that provides machining, assembly, and fabrication services in support of research projects and instructional laboratories.
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Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines

  • Department Policies. Key policies for each Department are available, including: 
    • Bylaws
    • Promotion and Tenure Documents
    • Workload policies
    • Merit metrics

Faculty and Staff Programs

  • Faculty Mentoring Program. The College of Engineering faculty mentoring program assists new faculty in identifying and obtaining the resources and support that will help them to be successful. 
  • National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). Attend webinars, workshops, or multi-week courses. Or sign up for weekly emails with helpful tips on how to be an effective faculty member. UD has an institutional membership, so it is free for all faculty to join. Just go to the website and click join!
  • Faculty and staff awards. A number of prestigious awards are available to honor faculty and staff excellence. 
  • UD Faculty Accountability Program. Creates small supportive communities to help faculty succeed. These groups of no more than four professors and a coach meet for an hour every week during the fall semester to set writing goals, report on progress, and discuss effective strategies for navigating some of the challenges of academia.

Teaching/Advising

College Initiatives

Other Helpful Links

  • Office of the Provost. Chief academic officer.
  • UD ADVANCE Institute. NSF-funded institute that aims to increase opportunities for UD’s women faculty. It provides many resources to support faculty.
  • Faculty Senate. Coordinates faculty governance at UD.
  • American Association of University Professors (AAUP). UD chapter of the AAUP represents full-time faculty members on the issues of wages, salaries, hours, vacations, sick leave, grievance procedures, sabbatical leaves and other terms and conditions of employment as set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). 

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