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:
Tue, February 27, 2024
This workshop is designed to be practical and allow participants to learn about the development of their CV in the required Medical School format utilizing Elements , the Medical School's CV software. Elements is an important tool for the Medical School evaluation and promotion process and the ... more
Next Session:
Thu, February 29, 2024
This course will provide an introductory overview of personal finance. In this course, participants will: Uncover your beliefs about money and how they influence your behavior. Learn the two most important personal finance habits. Learn why budgets almost always fail and a more sustainable way to ... more
Next Session:
Wed, March 06, 2024 to Wed, March 13, 2024
This is a two-part workshop. Participants must attend both sessions. March 6, 2024 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. March 13, 2024 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This workshop will help you learn how to deal with bad behavior, disruptive colleagues, and difficult bosses or employees. You will learn a ... more
Next Session:
Tue, March 12, 2024
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 clinical track pathways. ... more
Next Session:
Tue, March 12, 2024
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