New Faculty

Whether you're new to teaching or new to Brandeis, we want to make your transition as smooth as possible. On this page you'll find helpful points of contact, events designed to support you in your classroom, and interesting articles. 

If you're unable to attend the 2017 Summer New Faculty Orientation on August 22 and 23, you can find helpful materials here. Please email us at with any questions.

Campus Resources

The Brandeis University Map will help you to navigate campus and to guide any students who might ask you where their next class is. 

Media Technology Services  coordinates and supports any visual equipment or technical support across campus. Phone: 6-4635.

The Office of Disabilities Services and Support helps faculty support students with mobility, visual, hearing, medical, psychological and learning disabilities. Phone: 6-3470

Library and Technology Services Subject Liaisons help faculty and students use library and technology resources in their courses and research.

The Office of Experiential Learning and Teaching helps faculty incorporate different types of experiential learning into their courses to enrich and deepen student learning. Phone: 6-2697

The Committee for the Support of Teaching develops policy and procedural recommendations to support the teaching mission of the university. Phone: 6-3453.

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Relevant Readings

You can visit our online learning library to find articles on issues around teaching pedagogy, but we thought we'd include a few key pieces for you here. 

Preparing for Your First Class

Starting off Strong

Addressing Classroom Challenges

Creating Inclusive Classrooms

Mastering Assessments 


Sexual Misconduct and Title IX

As an employee of Brandeis, you are responsible for reporting instances of sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator, Robin Nelson-Bailey (781-736-4463, ). For more information about how Brandeis sexual misconduct and other Title IX violations, please visit Brandeis' Sexual Misconduct and Title IX site.

Should a student or peer disclose an incident to you, we recommend that you provide them with the Brandeis Sexual Assault Response Guide for Survivors (review the guide here). 

Resource Guides provided to Sexual Assault Complainants and Respondents are available in multiple languages.