University of Iowa

Early Career Faculty first cohort
Teaching Community for New Tenure-Track Faculty Wraps Up Successful First Year


The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology Center for Teaching launched the Early Career Faculty Academy (ECFA) in the fall of 2015 with a community of seventeen first-year, tenure-track assistant professors from five colleges across campus who, with the encouragement of their DEOs, focus on balancing teaching with research and other obligations, employing effective, efficient teaching pedagogies, and preparing for the third-year review.  

Academy members attend workshops on topics including learner needs and learning objectives, teaching technologies, and techniques for inclusive teaching...Continue Reading.