Early Career Kickstart: Research Track

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.

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

Why: Introduction to numerous resources that will further support faculty's development


  • Faculty Development
  • Medical School and Promotion Overview with Focus on Research Track
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Procurement: Setting Up Your Lab
  • Foundation Funding + Grant Resources
  • Accessing Data, what is the process, what do you have to think of?
  • Hiring & Managing
  • MI Research Experts

Note: We also provide "Early Career Kickstart" workshops for the clinical and tenure tracks. Click on the respective links to learn more and register. 


If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at UMMS-Faculty-Development@med.umich.edu.

Upcoming Sessions

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9:00 AM to 2:30 PM Wed, December 4, 2024
BSRB Seminar Rooms, first floor
Breakfast & Lunch served