Resources for Mentors

Rutgers Resources

Office of Academic Labor Relations: http://academiclaborrelations.rutgers.edu/
Information on Rutgers University policies, collective bargaining agreements, and related procedures.
 
Rutgers Connection Network Mentoring Program: http://academicaffairs.rutgers.edu/rcn  
Designed to increase the engagement and scholarly productivity of Rutgers faculty by providing the infrastructure, training, and facilitation to enable them to participate in effective and collaborative mentoring partnerships beyond the departmental level.
 
A collection of Rutgers faculty resources and materials.
 
Compilation of policies at the university, school, and department levels at Rutgers University that affect tenured and tenure-track faculty members primarily in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics.
 
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs—Faculty Development: http://academicaffairs.rutgers.edu/faculty-development
Cohort programs, writing support, common-interest groups, and individual mentoring available universitywide.
 

External Resources

ADVANCE University of Michigan: http://advance.umich.edu/good-practices.php
Good practices involving faculty hiring, mentoring, evaluation processes, and climate
A collection of guidelines and best practices for faculty mentoring; awards and leadership; and annual, third-year, tenure, and promotion review.
 
Hunter College Gender Equity Project: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/genderequity/resources
Resources include science faculty surveys; workshop, equity, and professional development materials; gender tutorials; and brochures.
 
National Center for Women and Information Technology: https://www.ncwit.org/resources /how-do-you-mentor-faculty-women
“How do you mentor faculty women?”
Resources and case study for how to mentor women science faculty.
 
National Research Mentoring Network: https://nrmnet.net/mynrmn/
Mentor training, certification, and guided virtual-mentoring program for researchers in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical sciences.
 
Communication Best Practices for Mentoring
Learn more about how to effectively communicate with mentees.
 
Rockquemore, K. A. (2016, March 2). Mentoring Underrepresented Senior Faculty. Inside Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2016/03/02/advice-mentoring-underrepresented-senior-faculty-members-essay
Tips for mentoring advanced-career faculty from underrepresented groups.
 
Rockquemore, K. A. (2016, February 17). Can I mentor African-American faculty? Inside Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2016/02/17/advice-white-professor-about-mentoring-scholars-color-essay
Tips for mentoring faculty of color even if the mentor does not identify as a faculty of color.
 
Smock, P. J., & Stephonson, R. (2016). Giving and getting career advice: A guide for junior and senior faculty. http://advance.umich.edu/resources/CareerAdvising.pdf
Career-advancement tips for senior and junior faculty.
 
Stewart, J. (2006, April 4). Penn State University Diversity Strategic Planning Workshop: Best and Worst Practices in Mentoring ‘Minority’ Faculty  http://equity.psu.edu/workshop/assets/pdf/sp06/js.pdf
Scenarios and strategies for mentoring underrepresented faculty.
 
University of Maryland Consortium on Race, Gender, and Ethnicity:  http://crge.umd.edu/underrepresented-minority-faculty/urm-mentorship/
Tips for mentoring women and faculty from underrepresented groups.  
 
University of Wisconsin’s Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research: http://cimerproject.org/#/
Resources to help organizations and institutions improve research mentoring relationships and mentor training.