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Career Development for Instructor Stream Faculty

Submitted by darmstro on Wed, 09/21/2016 - 3:46pm

Faculty of Arts Early-Career Faculty Development Program, Fall/Winter 2016-2017

How does my career unfold at the university? How do I develop my potential and build a fulfilling and successful academic career? How do I expand my research program? These and related questions will be addressed in a series of workshops dedicated to helping new faculty thrive in academia.

Please direct any questions regarding the workshop series to Kinga Olszewska, PhD, Research Grants & Awards Facilitator,

Thursday, October 20, 2016
9-11 a.m., Social Sciences 1339
Tenure and Promotion

Facilitators: Florentine Strzelczyk and Anessa Krysko


  • Understanding expectations and criteria used to determine tenure and promotion;
  • Understanding the process of applying for tenure and promotion;
  • Finding good referees;
  • Preparing documentation

Thursday, November 17, 2016
1-3 p.m., Social Sciences 1339
The Scholarship and Leadership of Teaching and Learning

Facilitators: Dawn Johnston and Virginia Tumasz


  • Teaching grants and awards;
  • Leadership roles in teaching;
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning;
  • Service opportunities

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
10-12p.m., Social Sciences 1339
Developing a Public Profile

Facilitators: Penny Pexman, Brian Moorman


  • Communicating your research to diverse audiences;
  • Building and maintaining a public profile through traditional and social media;
  • Promoting community-engages scholarship;
  • Articulating the impact of your research