Other Resources

Granting Agency Work/Life Policies

Several major federal granting agencies have recently created work/life policies, particularly (but not only) as they relate to parental leave and using grant funds for childcare.

NSF Career-Life Balance Initiative >

NIH FAQ on parental leave and childcare >


Supports for Dual-Career Partners

New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NE HERC): assistance with finding employment

Tufts is a member of the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. NE HERC is, among other things, a jobs listing service for institutions of higher education. Their website also includes information and resources for dual-career couples.


Tufts Library Privileges

Partners of faculty members who need access to the Tisch Library for scholarly purposes can often apply for Visiting Scholar status, which grants library privileges similar to faculty access.