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 →

2019 Faculty Development Catalog →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Wed, December 02, 2020
These small group sessions will discuss promotion requirements by track and rank and limited to 5 faculty per session. You will need to submit your CV in MCV format prior to the session. These workshops are open to Research Track Faculty only. Additional details to follow upon registration. October ... more
Next Session:
Wed, December 09, 2020
It’s not unusual to find yourself in a situation where you doubt your own ability to succeed, even when those around you view you as capable. Research finds that you are not alone in coping with this feeling that brings discomfort. Come to this interactive workshop to learn more about impostor ... more
Next Session:
Mon, December 14, 2020
Learning mindfulness methods is a great tool for those wanting to connect to a place of inner peace and calm. In these sessions, we will discuss mindfulness techniques and apply them with a 20-minute guided meditation. Each one will address a different skill but are also stand alone. Appropriate ... more
Next Session:
Tue, December 15, 2020
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:
Wed, December 16, 2020
These small group sessions will discuss promotion requirements by track and rank and limited to 5 faculty per session. You will need to submit your CV in MCV format prior to the session. These workshops are open to Research Track Faculty only. Additional details to follow upon registration. October ... more