Resources & FAQ



Future Faculty Fellows will have access to a course on canvas that houses workshop materials and shares program announcements. Click here to access the Canvas course.

Activate Engineering Communications Program

Activate prepares Rice engineers to explain their innovative designs and research discoveries in papers, presentations, posts, and interviews. The Activate team offers courses, workshops, one-on-one coaching, and other activities to help individuals more clearly communicate the significance of their work. To get involved, visit Activate.

Center for Teaching Excellence

The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) offers a Certificate in Teaching and Learning as well as workshops open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Fore more details, visit the Center for Teaching Excellence.


Information about the program and events is shared throughout the year with the School of Engineering’s PhD and Postdoc listservs, managed by the Dean’s Office. These listservs are updated periodically.

Another avenue where information is shared is on the Engineering Grads+Postdocs Slack workspace. In order to join this workspace, users must use their “” email address and be in the School of Engineering. To get access to this workspace, please email


Who can participate in the Future Faculty Fellows program?

The School of Engineering's PhD students and Postdoctoral fellows.

Can I participate in the program remotely?

At this time, all the FFF events will be in-person.

Where can I find the schedule of events?

The schedule of FFF events will be shared on the events section of the homepage.

Who needs to submit an application?

The application is specifically for Level 3 fellows who are applying for faculty positions in the upcoming academic year.

Where can I find resources from one of the workshops I attended?

A good portion of the workshop resources are shared in the FFF Canvas Course.