Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The faculty of Thomas Jefferson University are world-renowned scholars, scientists, educators, researchers, and inventors representing a breadth of knowledge across boundless disciplines. They are passionate and curious in research and discovery; dedicated to the vitality and welfare of their students and patients; and committed to reshaping education, healthcare, humanities, industry, and the sciences.

The Office of Faculty Affairs is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty can develop, succeed, and realize their full professional potential.

We achieve this by: 

  • Recruiting and retaining a rich, diverse community of faculty that is poised to meet the existing and forthcoming needs of our diverse students, patients, and scholarly pursuits.
  • Developing and advancing the careers of each faculty member through all stages of the faculty lifecycle.
  • Recognizing and celebrating the creativity, innovation, discovery, and educational excellence of our faculty.
  • Engaging faculty to contribute to university governance and faculty welfare.