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

Email Management

March 2, 2022 | 12-1 pm

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

INFO Series

This group of four workshops is 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. This is also designed to complement information provided at the Iowa New Faculty Orientation (INFO). Come to all or just one or two!

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

Semester Check-In/Looking to Next Seminar

December 6, 2021 | 2-3:30 pm

Session is designed to share insights into the transition to being a faculty member
Come prepared to share highs and low of the first semester

How the Year Went/Future at Iowa

May 4, 2022 | 3-4:30 pm

Come prepared to reflect on the year
Bring ideas for how we can make this transition better
Consider ways you will actively support a new faculty member in the coming year

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

April 27, 2021 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.

Mid-Career Changing Directions

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 8, 2021 Presentation Slides and Q&A

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