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Faculty Resources

Family and Childcare Resources

Maintain a work-life balance through teaching relief, sick leave, family and medical leave, parental leave, and dual career programs. Find information about the Children’s Learning Centers, Summer Camps, the UH Charter School, and the Collaborative for Children.

Faculty Resources

The University of Houston Office of the Provost website shares resources related to teaching, research, work-life balance, and professional development:

Teaching

The Office of the Provost is committed to providing useful resources that allow faculty to create classroom environments that facilitate student engagement and success. This includes innovative teaching grants, technology trainings, instructional support, and more. Read more.

Research

Learn the ins and outs related to research at UH through contracts, compliance, intellectual property, and animal care. Read more.

Work-Life Balance

Maintain a work-life balance through sick leave, family and medical leave, parental leave, and dual career programs. Find information about the Children’s Learning Centers, Summer Camps, the UH Charter School, and the Collaborative for Children. Read more.

Professional Development

Strengthen your skills in leadership, management, and professional development through trainings, programs, and funds to make your career a success. Read more.

Faculty Policies and Procedures

Promotion and Tenure

For information on the Promotion and Tenure process at the University of Houston as well as links to the promotion and tenure processes by college. Read more.

Childbirth and Adoption Workload Redistribution Program

The University of Houston has a vested interest in the long-term productivity and retention of its faculty. This workload redistribution program is designed to provide flexibility in the teaching obligations of tenured and tenure track faculty members at UH who are the primary or co-equal caregiver to a newborn infant, or to a newly adopted infant or child. Read more.

Faculty Annual Performance Review

Faculty members not only deserve but should expect an open, fair, and transparent annual performance review process that, in turn, will be used to inform and guide decisions on how they should be rewarded. This policy provides a general framework applicable to all academic departments at the University of Houston. Read more.

Faculty Grievance Policy

The University of Houston requires that all faculty members be treated fairly and consistently in all matters related to their employment. The university provides faculty with the right to express their grievances through informal and formal avenues. Read more.