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 →

2018 Faculty Development Catalog →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Tue, March 12, 2019
Michigan Research Experts, a searchable database of nearly 5,000 faculty members across disciplines at the University of Michigan, has upgraded to the Dimensions platform. Michigan Research Experts is an ideal tool for showcasing researcher expertise, discovering researchers for collaboration or ... more
Next Session:
Fri, March 15, 2019
Research shows that mental clutter, or information overload, has significant negative effects on our productivity, relationships, happiness, and overall quality of life. It’s the stuff that keeps us up at night, reduces our focus on what is important, and prohibits us from getting things done. ... more
Next Session:
Mon, March 18, 2019
There are many different ways culture influences behavior. This session explores how culture affects our interactions with others, how assumptions may be flawed, and ways to navigate our cultural differences. You will learn to: Identify tips for navigating cultural differences You will benefit by: ... more
Next Session:
Tue, March 19, 2019
These quarterly 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 clinical track pathways. ... more
Next Session:
Tue, March 26, 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