Career Development & Promotion

Essential Skills for Successful Leadership

8 am to 4 pm, December 08, 2017

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
  • Managing performance

This program is highly interactive and includes small group breakout sessions.

Leadership Academy

8 am to 4 pm, September 25, 2017

About the Program

This program is an accelerated 4-day immersive learning experience that draws on the participant’s 360° assessment of leadership competencies and skills. 

Faculty Retirement Readiness Reception

3 pm, September 29, 2017

Whether you are near retirement, considering it in the future, or are simply curious about what retirement could look like for you as a faculty member, planning for your retirement is important at every stage of your career. 

Join Dr. Brian Zink, the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Faculty Development to enjoy refreshments and heavy hors d’oeuvres, network with your colleagues, and envision what your future could look like as emeritus faculty.  

Early Career Kickstart: Clinical Track

10 am, May 07, 2018

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. 

Intended Audience: Medical School clinical track faculty (and clinical lecturers who are interested in the clinical track) who have been at the organization for at least 3-6 months

Early Career Kickstart: Tenure Track

10 am, May 07, 2018

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 tenure track.  Established instructional track faculty will share their stories around their career trajectories including milestones and stumbling blocks to avoid.

Early Career Kickstart: Research Track

10 am, May 07, 2018

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 research track. Other topics will include: funding & grant resources, setting up your lab, hiring in the lab, research regulations, and mentoring.  Established research track faculty will share their stories around their career trajectories including milestones and stumbling blocks to avoid.

Promotion Packet Dos and Don'ts for the Tenure Track

1 pm, January 09, 2020

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 will cover all ranks on the instructional (tenure) track – bring your questions and ask an expert from Faculty Affairs!

 

Promotion Packet Dos and Don’ts for the Research Track

3 pm, May 27, 2020

This workshop will guide faculty through some of the most common areas of concern encountered during the promotion process on the research 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 will cover all ranks on the research track – bring your questions and ask an expert from Faculty Affairs!

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