What is the NCFDD?
The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) provides on-demand, online access to mentoring, tools and support to help individuals grow and be successful in academia.
Through Queen's institutional membership with NCFDD, we are committed to supporting faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students progress through their academic career by developing and honing skills including research, writing, strategic planning, networking building and finding work-life balance.
Activate Your Queen's-Sponsored NCFDD Membership
Step 1: Visit the Queen's University NCFDD Membership Activation Page.
Step 2: Click “Activate my Membership” to complete the registration form and create your profile. You will need to use your email address ending in “queensu.ca”.
Step 3: You will receive a welcome email from NCFDD confirming your account is active. You are now able to sign-in anytime to access the programs and resources.
Collection of Personal Information: When activating your membership you will be given the option to self-disclose personal information related to title, orientation and ethnicity. This information is not required to access the services and you may choose not to provide this information. Information you disclose to NCFDD is not individually identifiable and is only provided to the university for statistical purposes in an aggregate form.
If you have any problems creating your profile or accessing the site, please contact: membership@FacultyDiversity.org.
Through Queen's Institutional Membership you will have free access to the following resources:
- Weekly Monday Motivator
- Monthly Core Curriculum Webinars
- Monthly Guest Expert Webinars
- Multi-Week Courses
- Dissertation Success Curriculum for graduate students
- Private Discussion Forums for peer-mentoring, problem-solving, & moderated writing challenges
- Monthly accountability buddy matches
- Join the 14-Day Writing Challenges
- Member Library that includes past webinar materials, referrals, and reading
NCFDD Program Focus
NCFDD programs and resources focus on four key areas that help academics achieve extraordinary writing and research productivity while maintaining a full and healthy life off campus.
|Learn how to plan your academic year, your term, and your weekly schedule in a way that is aligned with your tenure and promotion criteria||Learn the skills and strategies that will help you to publish more research, win more grants, and manage your internal resistance to writing||Learn how to manage your professional relationships and build a thriving network of mentors, sponsors, and collaborators||Learn how to reduce your stress, prioritize your self-care, and find balance in your personal and professional life|
We are excited to partner with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity as an Institutional Member to provide professional development resources and support to our faculty members, postdocs and graduate students. We encourage you to claim your membership now by following the steps listed above.
If you have any questions or comments about the membership, please contact Teri Shearer, Deputy Provost, at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any technical questions, please email NCFDD at Membership@FacultyDiversity.org.
To learn more about the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity and your institutional benefits, please visit the NCFDD's official website: