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 →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Thu, October 28, 2021
The Civility Project with Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson brings their story and their perspectives on the importance of civility, despite different stances and perspectives, to communities, workplaces, and audiences throughout the Midwest. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to: Agree to ... more
Next Session:
Fri, October 29, 2021
The Symposium is an event for faculty to focus on techniques and strategies that can improve student and trainee engagement as well as their effectiveness as teachers. This year’s Symposium will focus on the current state of medical education. Our speakers will discuss the unique challenges we are ... more
Next Session:
Mon, November 01, 2021
This workshop is open to faculty and staff who are managers and supervisors. In this session, managers and supervisors will learn and practice an approach to use a guiding template for facilitating 15-minute anti-racism discussions with their team. We will also share a plan on how to begin ... more
Next Session:
Wed, November 03, 2021
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 tenure (instructional) track ... more
Next Session:
Thu, November 04, 2021
The intention of this program is to gather faculty from across all departments for networking, socializing, and to discuss topics important to faculty. This upcoming Q+A will provide a conversational platform to discuss questions that you have regarding promotion and tenure on the tenure track. ... more