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Office of the Provost

Future Faculty Workshops

A workshop series for the next generation of faculty. Sponsored by the offices of the Provost and Faculty Development and Diversity.

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 Rochester graduates and fellows a competitive edge in the academic marketplace. This program is sponsored by the Office of the Provost.

Please contact Adele Coelho, Faculty Outreach Coordinator, at (585) 273-2571 or adele.coelho@rochester.edu with any questions or to RSVP.


October 10, 2018

Understanding the Faculty Role

11:30am – 4:30pm | Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, 2nd Floor

Complimentary lunch provided

Gain a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of academic careers, hear alumni perspectives on transitioning from graduate student to faculty member, and learn of discipline-specific expectations and challenges in the job search, including building a CV and preparing to interview. 

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October 24, 2018

Teaching Fudamentals: Tools to Demystify Course Planning and Assessment 

11:30am – 2:00pm | Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, 2nd Floor

Complimentary lunch provided

Instructors at all levels will learn how to set learning objectives, build course plans to track achievement of outcomes and assess learning. Participants will develop sample course maps, test blueprints, sample rubrics, and assessment tracking maps to document progress for student learning and personal goals.

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November 14, 2018

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

11:30am – 1:30pm | Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library
Please take the elevator in the Q&I main lobby area of Rush Rhees Library to the 3rd floor. Gamble room is to the left.

Complimentary lunch provided

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

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December 12, 2018

Flourishing at Work and Being Present at Home

11:30am – 1:30pm | Evarts Lounge, School of Nursing

Complimentary lunch provided

Improve your resilience and well-being though self-awareness and self-monitoring. Join us for a lively discussion focusing on intention (your sense of vision and purpose), attention (what you pay attention to and where you direct your energy), and habits (what you do every day to promote your goals).

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January 30, 2019

Micro-Teaching – What is it and How Will it Enhance My Teaching Skills?

11:30am – 1:30pm | Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, 2nd Floor

Complimentary lunch provided

Is your lesson well organized, clear and engaging? Join us for an interactive workshop highlighting effective teaching strategies that will enhance your teaching skills and improve your student outcomes. Participants will have the opportunity to present a mini lecture, and receive constructive feedback on how to improve their classroom techniques.

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February 13, 2019

Managing Your Scholarly Identity

11:30am – 1:30pm | 2-7544, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Complimentary lunch provided

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

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March 21, 2019

Making Mentoring Work

11:30am – 1:30pm | Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, 2nd Floor

Complimentary lunch provided

What factors should you consider when choosing a mentor? Identify and practice key skills for cultivating meaningful mentor-mentee relationships.

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April 8, 2019

Annual Diversity Conference

8:00am – 5:00pm | River Campus

Each year the Annual Diversity Conference brings together the University of Rochester and Greater Rochester communities, highlighting a theme to help guide the focus for the day. Diversity-related topics may involve, but are not limited to race/ethnicity, class, gender, culture, sexuality or orientation, disabilities/abilities, religion, or age.

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