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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.