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 →

Resources: Research, grantwriting, mentorship and more →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Mon, June 05, 2023
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:
Wed, June 07, 2023
This workshop is open to faculty and staff. Training your interviewers is an important and often overlooked piece of a fair and effective hiring process. Well-trained interviewers protect your department from unintentional discrimination and ensure a process that results in better hires for your ... more
Next Session:
Wed, June 07, 2023
This workshop will guide faculty through some of the most common areas of concern encountered during the promotion process on the tenure track. Learn the easiest areas for improvements for your promotion packet, what documents you can begin working on now, and common errors to avoid. This session ... more
Next Session:
Thu, June 08, 2023
The Office of Faculty Affairs & Faculty Development and the Medical School Office of Research have launched a Research Faculty Seminar Series (RFSS). The RFSS provides a platform to disseminate scientific findings, facilitate networking, and provide resources for research track faculty. Please ... more
Next Session:
Fri, June 09, 2023
There has never been a more compelling need for new work-life design than now! The global pandemic has changed everything – the way we work, learn, celebrate, work out, care for families, and play. Employees at every level struggle with blurred boundaries, isolation, and burnout. And many feel ... more