Our 1700 faculty are the heart of Nebraska.
Our student to faculty ratio is among the lowest for flagship state universities in the country. We also rank among the highest for utilizing full-time faculty positions, a sign of our commitment to our faculty and students. Our world-class faculty include members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Fellows in numerous professional societies.
Faculty Affairs provides opportunities for leadership development with the goal of preparing the next generation of university leaders who will help solve 21st century problems.
- Associate Deans Leadership Series
- BTAA Academic Leadership Program
- BTAA Department Executive Officers Program
- Department Executive Officers Leadership Series
- Faculty Leadership in Academia: From Inspiration to Reality (FLAIR)
Nebraska's faculty are the fabric of our university. There are constant opportunities for professional development in teaching, research, and service.
- External Mentoring Program
- Faculty-led Inquiry into Reflective and Scholarly Teaching (FIRST)
- National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
- New Faculty Development Program
- Professional Development Workshops
- Teaching Learning Symposia
- Faculty TipSheets
The faculty evaluation process at Nebraska is designed to assist the institution in attracting promising faculty members, helping them reach their potential, retaining only the outstanding, and rewarding their proficiency.
- Evaluation Guidelines
- Faculty Development Fellowships
- Faculty Insight
- Promotion & Tenure
Resources for colleges and departments conducting faculty searches, hiring new faculty, and onboarding these new faculty are found here. Visit our employment website to explore faculty positions currently open at Nebraska.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln takes great pride in providing a supportive and engaging campus climate for its faculty. By investing in our faculty, we foster their careers and support them in balancing their personal and professional lives.
- Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
- Dual Career Program
- Faculty Club Night
- Faculty Ombud Services
- Phased Retirement
- Work/Life Balance