Become A Faculty Research Advisor 

What is a Faculty Research Advisor?

A wise and trusted counselor or teacher who interacts with students, and intends to develop and grow the skills, knowledge, confidence, and cultural understanding of the student to help him or her succeed.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Faculty members performing research in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or Technology
  • Must be available at least 1-3 hours per week during the academic year and 5 hours during the summer.
  • Willing to work with 1-3 students

Benefits of Mentoring

  • A rewarding experience in guiding a NSU-STARS student
  • Help the student being mentored to become an active, self-directed problem solver
  • A means to help students toward success


Faculty Research Advisors are asked to complete one feedback form halfway through the program and one upon completion of the term in order for the administration to monitor the progress of the mentoring relationship. Please note that these feedback forms will be kept strictly confidential.

Visit the Faculty Research Advisor Registration Website! Click Here to sign-up.

For additional information, please contact: Dr. Larry Mattix, 757.823.2821 or