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 →

Promotions: Find packet requirements and understand the process →

2018 Faculty Development Catalog →


Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Tue, August 28, 2018
The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a stand-alone tool that provides an individual with a rich understanding of how his or her behaviors affect the team. It applies the principles of The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team to unlock actionable ways to optimize an individual’s contribution to a ... more
Next Session:
Thu, September 06, 2018
This workshop is a two-part course. We have two offerings currently available: Thursday, Sept 6 and Thursday, October 4 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: F4367 UH South Thursday, Nov 15 and Thursday, Dec 13 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: 6000 THSL **Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an ... more
Next Session:
Mon, September 10, 2018
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
Next Session:
Tue, September 18, 2018
Have you forgotten most of your stats training? Never understood it in the first place? Do you skip over the statistics sections when reading a journal article? Do you wish you could converse more effectively with your statistician? This seminar is designed for faculty who desire a reintroduction ... more
Next Session:
Tue, September 18, 2018
The Medical School recognizes the variety of development tracks and opportunities for academic promotion within the Clinical track. As such, specific pathways were designed as a development tool to guide faculty who want to focus their careers in a specific direction and to help them progress ... more