Diversifying Higher Education Faculty (DFI) Professional Development

Mission: The goal of DFI is to increase the number of minority full-time tenure track faculty and staff at Illinois’ two- and four-year, public and private colleges and universities. 

Welcome DFI Fellows! 
The Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Program is committed to helping our fellows fulfill their fellowship responsibilities and obtain the tools needed to successfully enter higher academia in faculty or administrative professional positions.  

Resume Writing
Resume Tips

CV Writing
Writing your Curriculum Vita
CV Overview

Teaching Resources
Teacher Portfolio
Writing Your Teaching Philosophy
Developing a Teaching Philosophy
Creating a Grading Rubric

Negotiation Tips
Before Accepting the Position

Interview Advice
Basic Interview Questions
Additional Academic Job info

Helpful Links
Academic Job Search Time Line
Using the Internet in your Job Search
Preparing Tomorrow's Professor in Science and Engineering
Higher Education Job Search Book List

Academic Job Application Checklist
The Academic Career and Job Search

Questions regarding the application or review process can be directed to DFI@ibhe.org