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.

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Resources: Research, grantwriting, mentorship and more →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Mon, June 24, 2024
This workshop, facilitated by the Office for Health Equity & Inclusion, is open to faculty (and staff, if applicable) involved in faculty hiring and search committees. It replaces Faculty Development's previous STRIDE workshops. Faculty may also still attend STRIDE training offered through the ... more
Next Session:
Wed, June 26, 2024
Preparing the documents needed for promotion takes time and attention to detail. One of the critical items needed in the presentation of one’s materials is the Educators’ Portfolio. Despite the importance of this document, many faculty still find it difficult to pull together a successful package. ... more
Next Session:
Tue, July 09, 2024
If you go to an all-you-can-eat buffet, do you set rules around what or how much you consume? There are certain dishes that you might eat until you have a bellyache, other dishes where you steer clear, and yet others where you allow yourself just a taste. This analogy is similar to how we might ... more
Next Session:
Wed, July 10, 2024
This 1-day workshop is designed to assist faculty in developing the essential leadership and management skills necessary to run a lab, start a program, or manage a center or division. This workshop will highlight topics such as: Leadership Management Diversity Communication Conflict resolution ... more
Next Session:
Thu, July 11, 2024
“This should have been an email.” “Why am I here?” “I think we went backwards in this meeting.” “That was the most unproductive hour of my week.” “I can’t believe they let him get away with such awful behavior.” Do any of these statements sound familiar? This workshop will share best practices to ... more