Faculty Career Development

Our Mission

  • To support faculty skill acquisition in teaching, research, and leadership as well as navigating the complex organizational structures in which they practice.
  • To maintain high levels of faculty satisfaction with their professional experience at the Medical School.

Our Objectives

  • To improve faculty members' ability to achieve success in their careers while increasing their satisfaction with their professional experience at the University of Michigan.
  • To advance the recruitment and retention of high-quality faculty members by the Medical School.

Learn More

New Faculty Orientation: How to get started at U-M →

Faculty Development Catalog: See our 2017 offerings →

Skill Development: Research, grantwriting, mentorship and more →

Promotions: Find packet requirements and understand the process →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Tue, October 24, 2017
Medical school faculty negotiate constantly, not just over issues like salary, but also for lab space, authorship on research papers, and resources. This day-long negotiation workshop will equip you with a framework and set of tools designed to help faculty prepare for, and conduct effective ... more
Next Session:
Thu, October 26, 2017
Please join us to hear from our special guest speakers and take part in discussions invaluable to faculty development. Discover how LSA’s National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) is helping to enhance diversity in higher education and society from Dr. Tabbye Chavous, Director of NCID and ... more
Next Session:
Fri, November 03, 2017
This workshop covers writing grant proposals for all types of grants, including NIH, NSF, and foundations. It is co-sponsored by the Office of Research and is presented by Jill Jividen, PhD. During the last 30 minutes of the presentation, a panel of successful researchers will discuss navigating ... more
Next Session:
Tue, November 07, 2017
In this session, we will discuss the factors of professional entrustment, explore resident perceptions of autonomy and preferred learning environment, and strategies to enhance resident learning within this framework. Learning Objectives: Describe the factors affecting autonomy Outline how to ... more
Next Session:
Thu, November 09, 2017
Finding the right researcher, clinician, or industry partner is the first step for a successful research collaboration, but it’s only half the challenge. Most failed connections are a result of a disconnect when trying to communicate the value in a partnership. This workshop will address this ... more