National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity for Graduate Students and Postdocs

The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources not just for faculty but for postdocs, and graduate students as well.

Claim Your Membership

The University of Pittsburgh holds an institutional membership with the NCFDD. This means that you can register and claim your membership for free. (Instructions for registration also available on the Faculty NCFDD page.)

Programs and Resources

The NCFDD provides a variety of virtual programs and resources, such as:

  • The Monday Motivator
  • Core Curriculum Webinars
  • Guest Expert Webinars and Multi-Week Courses
  • Dissertation Success Resources
  • Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded
  • How to Navigate the Academic Job Market
  • 14-Day Writing Challenge
  • Campus Workshops

Learn more about these and other NCFDD resources available for graduate students and for postdocs.


If you have questions about membership, use the following email contacts: