Promotion Workshops

Fall 2021 Promotion Workshops

These workshops will be led by Kim Geeslin, one of our VPFAA Associate Vice Provosts. These sessions will be conducted in Zoom, and you must register for each workshop in order to receive the Zoom link(s). Any IUB associate professor is welcome to attend these workshops. 
Each workshop will be approximately 1 hour in length and will be recorded. Each workshop will include plenty of time for questions and discussion!


Benchmarks and Goals: Understanding the Criteria for Promotion to Full Professor

Friday, October 22, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom

This workshop will address the various campus and unit-level criteria for promotion. We will explore the options for promotion based on excellence in research, teaching, or service, as well as the balanced case.


Mentors and Feedback: Finding Guidance Along the Associate Professor Career Trajectory

Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom

This workshop will address mentoring along the career path of associate professors with the goal of establishing a plan for seeking advice at crucial times from the right sources. We will explore types and access to feedback in the context of campus policy and discuss the checkpoints along the path toward promotion to full professor. Topics covered include campus resources, as well as the formal and informal opportunities that exist for feedback and guidance.
*Registration is required


Planning and Resources: Finding the Resources to Support Your Plan to Promotion

Friday, December 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom

This workshop is a collaborative effort between IU’s Institute for Advanced Study (IU IAS), the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR), and the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs (VPFAA). The discussion will cover the broad range of support and resources available for the diverse types of research and creative activity that associate professors produce on the path to promotion. The workshop is timed to allow faculty to identify resources and plan proposals prior to upcoming spring deadlines.
*Registration is required

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