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:
Mon, May 17, 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 clinical track pathways. ... more
Next Session:
Fri, May 21, 2021
This monthly resilience and well-being series has been designed specifically for faculty at the University of Michigan Medical School. These workshops will equip you with actionable skills to enhance your ability to overcome adversity, manage stress, and thrive in your professional and personal ... more
Next Session:
Tue, May 25, 2021
As physicians and scientists we are often given the opportunity to present our work or speak at scientific meetings, but there are very few resources on how to give a great scientific talk. Scientists often overwhelm their audience with data-heavy cluttered slides that detract from the message ... more
Next Session:
Wed, May 26, 2021
This workshop will help faculty investigators at all levels use tools for identifying federal, state, and foundation funding. After completing this workshop, participants will be able to efficiently search funding databases and set up alerts to track funding opportunities to support their research ... more
Next Session:
Wed, May 26, 2021
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