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 →

Skill Development: Research, grantwriting, mentorship and more →

2019 Faculty Development Catalog →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Thu, August 29, 2019 to Thu, September 19, 2019
This workshop is a two-part course. August/September 2019 Dates: Thursday, August 29th and Thursday, September 19th, 8am - 12pm. October/November 2019 Dates: Tuesday, October 29th and Tuesday, November 26th, 8am - 12pm. **Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an additional half day between ... more
Next Session:
Wed, September 04, 2019
Please join Lisa Prosser, Assistant Dean for Research Faculty and staff from the Office of Faculty Development for an overview of appointment and promotion requirements as well as faculty development programs and resources available to research faculty. Are you a Research Investigator interested in ... more
Next Session:
Thu, September 05, 2019
These biannual sessions are intended as a follow-up to the monthly New Faculty Orientation. Orientation gave you the information to get you started at Michigan. In this session, there will be specific focus on expectations for advancement and career planning within the research track. Other topics ... more
Next Session:
Tue, September 10, 2019 to Tue, October 08, 2019
T his workshop is a three-part course: Tuesday, September 10th, Tuesday, September 24th, and Tuesday, October 8th 8am - 12pm, all three days Location: TBD **Plan to attend all three half-days, and to spend an additional half day between sessions working independently on your problem. About: ... more
Next Session:
Mon, September 16, 2019
The Medical School STRIDE Committee provides information and advice about practices that will maximize the likelihood that diverse, well-qualified candidates for faculty, fellowship and residency positions will be identified, and, if selected for offers, recruited to the University of Michigan. The ... more