Faculty workshop: Early Career Kickstart: Research Track

January 11, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

These biannual sessions are intended as a follow-up to the monthly new faculty orientation. Orientation gave faculty the information to get started at Michigan. In this session, there will be a specific focus on expectations for advancement and career planning within the research track.

Other topics will include: funding and grant resources, setting up a lab, hiring in the lab, research regulations and mentoring. Established research track faculty will share their stories around their career trajectories including milestones and stumbling blocks to avoid.

Intended audience: Medical school research track faculty (and clinical lecturers who are interested in the research track) who have been at the organization for at least 3-6 months

Why: Introduction to numerous resources that will further support faculty’s development


  • Faculty development
  • Medical school and promotion overview with focus on research track
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Procurement: Setting up your lab
  • Funding and grant resources
  • Lunch and networking
  • Hiring the best and providing a good start

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 6

Time: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Breakfast and lunch provided)

Location: BSRB Seminar Rooms, first floor

Register Online

Note: There are also “Early Career Kickstart” workshops for the clinical and instructional tracks. Click on the respective links to learn more and register.

This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development, and is for faculty only. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have questions about accessibility, please contact Jordan Wright wjordan@med.umich.edu or 734-764-2574. Please also let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the University to arrange so letting us know at least 2 weeks in advance is much appreciated.

Website: https://faculty.medicine.umich.edu/workshops/early-career-kickstart-research-track