Key UCI Resources for New Faculty

Accountability Resources

A dedicated team of faculty Equity Advisors and graduate program DECADE mentors carry out this mission in the general campus schools. This distinctive model of peer to peer collaboration is designed to advance excellence through an intentional commitment to equity and diversity in three areas critical for the success of current faculty and professoriate of the future. These are: recruitment and admissions, advancement and degree completion, and an affirmative climate for all faculty and graduate students.

Affirmative Action Programs

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Per the University of California's Principles of Community, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity provides links to report acts of intolerance, overviews of policies, and best practice guides for diverse faculty recruitment and retention.

Dependent Care Travel Awards

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Provides up to $1,000 to qualifying senate members (who are parents of a child age 6 years or younger at the time of application) to subsidize childcare costs associated with travel to a professional conference or research meeting. Apply here.

Faculty Success Program

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Career Development Awards are provided by the Office of Inclusive Excellence to support participation in the nationally-recognized Faculty Success Program. Apply here.

New Faculty Orientations and Workshops

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Ongoing workshops are sponsored by Academic Personnel to cover key information and topics about emergency preparedness, grant seeking, UCI promotion and review process, among others. Check events and resources here.

Inclusive Excellence Spirit Awards

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Annual proposals are due October 31 to fund faculty activities that promote equity, diversity, and inclusion on campus among faculty, students, and staff, as well as the community served by UCI.

Office of Inclusive Excellence Equity Advisors and DECADE Mentors

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Equity Advisors – providing each unit with selection committee guidance, counsel to incoming and continuing faculty on faculty salary equity, recruitment and advancement.

DECADE Mentors – providing each doctoral program with graduate admissions committee guidance and counsel to incoming and continuing graduate students regarding recruitment and success.

Selected Policies and Links

Academic Personnel Manual Policy 133 – Extension of eight-year probationary period

Academic Personnel Manual Policy 210 – Criteria for appointment and promotion emphasizing contributions in all areas of faculty achievement to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic Personnel Manual Policy 760 – Family accommodations for active service modified duties, childbearing and childrearing, parental leave, and related

Academic Personnel Procedures 3-50 – Assistant Professors Special Considerations

Academic Personnel Procedures 7-44 – Stopping the Clock

UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence Funding Opportunities

UCI Academic Personnel Family Friendly Resources