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Office of the Provost

Future Faculty

A workshop series for the next generation of faculty.

Designed collaboratively by faculty from each of the University’s schools, this workshop series aims to prepare the next generation of faculty and to give our graduates a competitive edge in the academic marketplace. This program is sponsored by the Office of the Provost.

Understanding the Faculty Role

October 21, 2020
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Virtual Session—Zoom meeting link will be provided to all registrants

Gain a clear understanding of the different types of academic careers, discipline-specific expectations, and the search committee selection process.

Unconscious Bias and Its Impact on Our Academic Environments

October 28, 2020
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Virtual Session—Zoom meeting link will be provided to all registrants

An introduction to the concept of unconscious bias and strategies for reducing bias in the workplace.

When Students Are Struggling, Troubled, or Troubling: Sources of Insight and Assistance

November 4, 2020
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Virtual Session—Zoom meeting link will be provided to all registrants

Gain perspectives from University experts on how to recognize the signs of distress and how to be a source of effective support.

Teaching Fundamentals: Tools to Demystify Course Planning and Assessment

November 18, 2020
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Virtual Session—Zoom meeting link will be provided to all registrants

Learn how to set learning objectives, build course plans, and assess learning. Participants will have time to develop sample course maps, test blueprints, sample rubrics, and assessment tracking maps.

Managing Your Scholarly Identity

February 10, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Virtual Session—Zoom meeting link will be provided to all registrants

Learn how to manage your scholarly identity and connect with colleagues, discover collaborators, manage research data, find funders, and expose your work to new audiences.

Navigating Your Job Search

November 18, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Virtual Session—Zoom meeting link will be provided to all registrants

Learn how to showcase your qualifications for a competitive edge, including building a CV, preparing to interview, interviewing do’s and don’ts, and proven techniques to successfully negotiate salary and employment terms.

Register online

Questions or accommodation requests?
Please contact Adele Coelho, Faculty Outreach Coordinator, at (585) 273-2571 or adele.coelho@rochester.edu.

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