Explore Faculty Resources and Support
The College and University provide a wide range of resources and support for faculty as they navigate their careers at CSULB.
Get started with the Faculty Affairs Faculty Handbook and CSULB Lecturer Resources. The College also hosts a one-stop shop for lecturer faculty and a curated collection of resources on navigating the academic career.
CSULB's Faculty Center provides a wealth of teaching resources. In addition, the College has compiled a collection of research-based Teaching Best Practices, a set of Web-based Teaching and Learning Resources organized by topical area, and a listing of teaching and learning symposia.
Writing, Grant and Research Consultants and Institutional Review Board Support
During the Fall and Spring semesters, CED Co-Directors of Research and Grants Bita Ghafoori and Esa Syeed offer twice-monthly writing retreats and individual consultations on manuscripts, revise and resubmits, research plans, and more for faculty. Research consultations are also available to faculty, staff and students and may cover qualitative and quantitative research projects and theses, grant proposals, instrument design and data analysis. Request a writing, grant or research consultation.
The College also provides a liaison to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for general consultations regarding the IRB process and review of applications prior to submission. The IRB Liaison is available for graduate students, faculty, and staff.
CED and CSULB Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards
The University and College provide a number of competitive award opportunities to support faculty research and scholarly activities. Several of these awards represent collaborative efforts between the college and university. More information on awards is available.
External Grants and Contracts
The College and University collaborate to provide resources for faculty to develop, submit, and manage external grants and contracts. The Research and Grants pages provide more details.
Additional Resources for Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
- The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) provides opportunities for first and second year students to participate in research with a faculty member. Undergraduate research assistants work 6-12 hours per week, funded by the University, on projects assigned by the Research Sponsor. More information about becoming a Research Sponsor.
- Dr. Farmer's recommended guides for selecting a journal for publishing:
The Academic Senate provides a variety of Policy Statements and Resolutions that guide important aspects of faculty work at the University.
Faculty Affairs provides guidelines for evaluation of lecturers, tenure-track, and tenured faculty. The College has a Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion (RTP) policy and forms that are used in reviews. More information.