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Balance Resources

As an SIUE faculty member, achieving balance between and within different facets of life as an academic can be challenging, but certain characteristics of academic life, such as flexible scheduling, can be advantageous (University of California- Los Angeles, 2013).
With the strategies, tips, and resources provided on this page, the following can be improved:
  • Balancing teaching, research, and service
  • Balancing home and work life
  • Stress management, self-care, health, and personal well-being
  • Faculty-to-faculty interpersonal support and conflict resolution


University of California-Los Angeles Diversity & Faculty Development. (2013). Balancing work & life as an assistant professor. Retrieved from
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