The Faculty Career Development Program (FCDP) provides support to junior faculty who are members of the Academic Senate to enhance their chances for advancement to the level of associate professor. Awards generally provide release from teaching one to two courses, but may also provide funding for supplies/equipment, research assistants, etc.
The call for proposals is distributed annually in the fall. Awards are announced in the spring and implemented in the following academic year. Reports on how award funds were used are required from each awardee at the end of the academic year.
Albert La Spada, MD, PhD, FACMG
Professor of Pediatrics and Cellular & Molecular Medicine
Vice Chair and Division Head of Genetics
Department of Pediatrics & Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
Associate Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharm Sci Bldg., Room 4258
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0642
La Jolla, CA 92093-0642
NCLAM brings together a group of junior faculty for a seven-month program that includes faculty development workshops, a junior/senior mentoring relationship based on a professional development contract, academic strategic career planning, and individual academic performance counseling sessions. The program emphasizes an understanding of the UCSD Health Sciences educational mission as well as the research and clinical practice environment.
For more information on eligibility and program details, go to http://nclam.ucsd.edu.