Faculty Workshops

This group of workshops is open to faculty in all tracks. Regardless of time in rank, these sessions may prove useful in supporting your development.

Time Management

February 15, 2022 | 12-1 pm

Why you should use both a master project list and task list
Finding time for high priority work
The value of planning each week and each day

February 15, 2022 Presentation Slides

Email Management

March 1, 2022 | 12-1 pm

Reducing email distraction
Using the focused inbox
A process for processing new emails to keep on top of your inbox

March 1, 2022 Presentation Slides

Getting Email Under Control (PDF)

INFO Series

This series includes the Iowa New Faculty Orientation (INFO) and a group of workshops open to faculty in all tracks and is designed to provide newer faculty with opportunities to interact with other faculty, to learn about the resources at the institution and to develop a plan for your career. Come to all or just one or two!

Iowa New Faculty Orientation

August 16, 2022 | 9 am - 3 pm

Optional Sessions: Attendance at the INFO program is optional and designed to complement collegiate orientation programs, which may be required.

Introduction and Map of First Few Years

October 6, 2021 | 2-3:30 pm

Identify the resources that can support success
Learn how to a create a personal career development plan
Appreciate the importance of mentoring

On Teaching

December 6, 2021 | 2-3:30 pm

Session is designed to provide information on teaching resources and supports available to faculty as they begin to establish their record as UI instructors.

December 6, 2021 Presentation Slides

This interactive session was not recorded.

Writing Plan for the Summer

May 4, 2022 | 1:30-3 pm

Come prepared to reflect on the year and work on a plan to provide continuity to your scholarship or professional productivity activities during the summer break.

May 4, 2022 Presentation Slides

This interactive session was not recorded.

Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

This session is targeted to tenure track assistant professors as they prepare for promotion and tenure. Regardless of time in rank, this session may prove useful for planning.

Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

February 9, 2022 | 9-10:30 am

Overview of the university’s tenure review process, including:
Information about key steps in the process
Automatic and discretionary extensions
Voluntary review Faculty development resources available to support faculty during their pre-tenure years and beyond

February 9, 2022 Presentation Slides

Mid-Career

This session is designed for mid-career faculty, particularly tenured associate professors, who are seeking new ways to promote their careers. While primarily targeting tenured associate professors, clinical track associate professors may also find this helpful.

Navigating Mid-Career: Challenges and Opportunities

September 22, 2021 | 10-11:30 am

Recognize the changing landscape of your career
Identify new strategies for promotion to the next level
Learn ways to develop new opportunities

September 22, 2021 Presentation Slides

This interactive session was not recorded.

Promotion to Tenured Full Professor

This session is targeted to tenured associate professors as they prepare for promotion. Regardless of time in rank, this session may prove useful for planning. In addition, this session may complement the session Mid-Career changing directions.

Promotion to Tenured Full Professor

April 4, 2022 | 10-11:30 am

Overview of the university’s promotion review process, including information about key steps in the process.

April 4, 2022 Presentation Slides 

Retirement

This workshop is open to all faculty who would like to learn more about the retirement process, the opportunities as emeritus, and to know what questions they should be asking as they consider moving into this phase of their career.

Retirement Seminar

September 9, 2021 | 9-10:30 am

Learn about your options related to retirement
Understand the benefits associated with retirement
Learn more about TIAA CREF guidelines
Hear from the emeritus faculty council about ways to stay involved

September 9, 2021 Presentation Slides