Faculty workshop: Early career kickstart (research track)

August 21, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

These biannual sessions are intended as a follow-up to the monthly new faculty orientation.

Orientation gave you the information to get you 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 your 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
  • An introduction to the Central Biorepository
  • Lunch and Networking

Date: Thursday, Sept. 24

Time: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Held online – Link will be sent in registration confirmation email

Register online

Note: We also provide “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 intended for faculty. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at UMMS-Faculty-Development@med.umich.edu.