Take advantage of an important resource available to you — UC Berkeley’s Institutional Membership with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. The NCFDD is an independent organization dedicated to helping current and future faculty increase productivity, maintain work-family balance, and create broad networks of collegial support. Learn more about NCFDD. NCFDD provides a variety of online resources that include moderated discussion forums, tele-workshops, facilitated learning communities, ‘writing buddy’ matching, and more — designed to help you complete your dissertation, find a postdoctoral appointment, manage the nuts and bolts of finding a tenure-track academic job, and thrive in the academy at every stage. You can tailor the notices and services you receive according to your interests. Opportunities to start new classes or workshops occur throughout the year — for more information, please view this summary PDF. Activate your free membership – made possible by collaboration among the Graduate Division, the Office for Faculty Equity, and the Vice Chancellor of Equity and Inclusion — by registering on the NCFDD website.