Sabbaticals: Getting Away and Getting Ahead - May 23, 2018
Academic Advancement for Associate Professors - April 19, 2018
Promoting to full professor requires putting together a dossier that attests to national standing in your disciplinary area, excellent teaching, and significant University and public service. Vice Provost Kass discusses each of these areas of evaluation along with the Step Plus system of advancement.
Campus Violence: What Faculty Should Know - March 1, 2018
Presentation - PPT
Service: How Much and What Kind? - January 17, 2018
With advancement to tenure come new expectations regarding service – departmental, campus, and beyond. How does an associate professor meet those expectations while still continuing their research and teaching? How much service is the right amount, and what kind really “counts” in the Step Plus advancement system?
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.
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.
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.
- "How to Be a Good Graduate Student" Video, with presentation slides (provided by Professor Biswanath Mukherjee)
- Mentoring Guidelines
- Mentoring Critical Transitions Flyer
- Case Study
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.