Pedagogical FEllows Program

The 2023 Pedagogical Fellows application is now available. Click here to access the application or open the following link:

The application deadline is October 22, 2022 at 6pm PST.

Click here to view the application rubric.

(Above) The 2022 Pedagogical Fellows Cohort. Click the image to see the full list of 2022 Pedagogical Fellows.

Click here to see where some of our previous Pedagogical Fellows have accepted academic and industry positions.

Click here to see a comprehensive list of previous Pedagogical Fellows.
What is the PF program?

The PF Program is a highly regarded “preparing future faculty” program; selection is competitive, based on a record of excellent teaching, promising scholarship, and service to the University, department, and the disciplines’ professional community. The PF Program provides advanced pedagogical and professional development in an interdisciplinary community that emphasizes professional and personal support. In addition, Fellows receive personalized assistance with preparing for the academic job market. Fellows also receive a $2500 stipend for participating in the program.

What are the goals of the program?

By the end of their year in the PF program, Pedagogical Fellows will be able to:

  1. Develop and refine advanced pedagogical skills for use in higher education.
  2. Create and implement a discipline-specific TA Professional Development Program (TAPDP) for new graduate student TAs.
  3. Foster an interdisciplinary community of graduate students focused on improving pedagogical practices.
  4. Prepare competitive application materials for the academic job market.
What are the qualifications for participation?
    • To be eligible to apply for the PF Program, applicants must complete at least one (1) of the following:
  • *You can be concurrently enrolled in any of the courses above in the Fall and still be eligible to apply. If you are doing the self-paced Certificate in Teaching Excellence Program (CTEP) option, you must complete all modules except for the teaching observations before applying. However, we strongly encourage partially completing the teaching module (i.e., having your teaching observed by one peer and observing one peer) before applying.
      • Pedagogical Liaisons Program