Month: May 2016

An overview of tenure

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Read on for an overview of Tenure by a number of Professors in various fields at U. Michigan!

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How to be a good faculty mentor

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Looking to transition into academia? How can you really become a good mentor to your students and postdocs? Read on for advice from Laura Olsen from the University of Michigan from the NextProf Science 2016 Conference!

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Developing a teaching philosophy and Building an Educational Portfolio

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Hoping to teach in academia? Read on for great advice about developing a teaching philosophy and building your educational portfolio from Tershia Pinder-Grover, from the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching in Engineering, U. Michigan!

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The Importance of Mentoring

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A discussion with Tabbye Chavous, Dean of U Michigan on the importance of mentoring.

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The Importance of Networking and Self Promotion on the Tenure Track

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Sari Van Anders, a social neuroendocrinologist from U. Michigan gives some insight as to how to network and why you should really be self-promoting yourself! Read the rest of this entry »