Office of Faculty & Academic Affairs

Objectives

  • To support faculty, postdoctoral trainees, and departments in their efforts to achieve their individual goals
  • To foster an environment that encourages the greatest possible professional  and leadership development of faculty, postdoctoral trainees, and students

Functions

  • To support the professional development of faculty members and postdoctoral trainees in the School of Medicine
    • Conduct an annual New Faculty Orientation
    • Administer a Faculty Mentoring Program
    • Oversee the process of Faculty Evaluation
    • Facilitate recruitment, appointment, promotion, and retention of a culturally and ethnically diverse faculty
    • Support the work of the Committee on Appointments and Promotions (CAP)
    • Review, revise, and maintain appointment, promotion, and tenure guidelines  
    • Provide assistance and consultation to faculty members, postdoctoral trainees, and department chairs in regard to the development of existing and new faculty
    • Organize workshops and other events to foster career development and hone professional skills
    • Coordinate resources and opportunities to support the professional development of faculty members and postdoctoral trainees in the School of Medicine
  • To encourage faculty to engage in the scholarship of education
    • Introduce current pedagogical methods and useful teaching tips to the faculty
    • Sponsor workshops, seminars, orientation sessions and other efforts to improve the teaching and research environment

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