Associate Professor Presentations & Materials


Working Strategically with Mentors Towards Advancement - November 8, 2017

This session featured former Vice Provost Maureen Stanton as she identified best practices for getting the academic support and advice needed from mentors while navigating the promotion process. This session also provided an opportunity to pinpoint unmet needs and draft solutions in cultivating relationships to propel your career forward.


Teaching, Students and Classroom Issues - October 26, 2017

With the start of a new quarter, you may be thinking about questions like these: How do I establish an inclusive, supportive learning environment? Who can guide me to help a distressed student? What can I learn about teaching undergraduates from an award-winning colleague? Find ways to effectively navigate these questions by learning from experienced staff and faculty.

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Associate Professor Forum - March 2, 2017

Learn about the merit and promotion process, faculty work-life program and benefits, and service requirements and considerations. 


Is it Bullying? - Awareness, Understanding & Strategies in Dealing with Abrasive Behaviors - February 22, 2017

According to a recent UC Campus Climate Survey, 24% of UC Davis respondents "believed that they had personally experienced exclusionary, intimidating, offensive and/or hostile conduct." Explore strategies for identifying, understanding and responding to bullying and other forms of abrasive behaviors.



Difficult Classroom Conversations: Navigating Controversy while Building Positive Learning Environments - January 25, 2017

Explore techniques for managing difficult conversations while creating an atmosphere that supports productive discussion and matintains respect.


Work-Life Integration and the Art of Saying "No" - November 17, 2016

Explore the UC Davis Academic Work-Life Program and engage in discussions regarding strategies for effectively managing commitments.


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Building Successful Research & Project Collaborations - October 13, 2016

Explore strategies for finding collaborative partners and navigating the collaborative relationship in the pursuit of research and project proposals. 



Building Successful Research and Project Collaborations - January 27, 2016

Join colleagues and representatives from the Office of Research to explore strategies for finding collaborative partners and navigating the collaborative relationship. 


Campus Violence and the Faculty Response - December 9, 2015
Learn more about appropriate responses in the event of a crisis-level campus incident. This session will provide information for identifying potential problem behaviors, responding to disruptive and threatening behavior, and immediate strategies to promote safety.





Associate Professor Networking Forum - April 3, 2015
An opportunity to engage with fellow Associate Professors and learn more about the following topics: the merit and promotion process; service requirements and considerations; and faculty work-life program and benefits.



Mentoring Graduate Students - January 29, 2015
Strategies for effective mentoring, boundary setting and balancing graduate student mentoring with other academic responsibilities. 


Associate Professors Ascending: Thriving, not just surviving - February 5, 2014
A focus on academic advancement issues as an associate professor, including suggestions and tips on progressing to full professor.