Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement collaborates with University partners to promote a climate of inclusive excellence. We offer faculty development, diversity, planning and community-building initiatives that help current and future faculty thrive.

Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

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Faculty Diversity Data

Supporting data-driven efforts in recruitment, development, and retention.

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Faculty Recruitment

Supporting diversity plans for recruitment of a diverse faculty of outstanding scholars.

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Faculty Awards

Recognizing excellence among our junior and mid-career faculty.

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Faculty Seed Grants

Providing funding for faculty-led projects that cultivate connections across the University.

Faculty Advancement

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Faculty Career Development

Offering Faculty Development sessions at Columbia and beyond.

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New Faculty Resources

Providing essential information for new faculty.

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Community Building

Connecting faculty to us and to each other.

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Provost Leadership Fellows

Developing leadership skills for outstanding mid-career and senior faculty. 

Inclusive Faculty Pathways

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An Exciting New Initiative

Serving as a bridge for candidates who have faced barriers in their academic journey to faculty positions.

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Building Pathways Efforts

 Collaborating with existing and emerging programs that serve under-resourced students

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Expanding Opportunities

Launching the Provost's Postdoctoral Research Scientist and Scholar Program

Office of Work/Life

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Housing and Relocation

Providing individual consultations on housing within commuting distance of Columbia. 

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Child Care and Schooling

Providing expertise and guidance as faculty explore Pre-K - 12 and child care options.

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Spouse/Partner Dual Career Service

Assisting faculty accompanying partners with non-academic job searches.

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Back-Up Care

Providing care for adults/elders, children, or faculty when required for faculty to perform academic or work responsibilities.

News and Announcements


Our Team

Contact Us

305 Low Library
535 West 116th Street, MC 4339
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-0350
[email protected]
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