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February 8, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: 5057 Woodward 6th Floor Conference Room A | Map
5057 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Faculty

The offices of the Vice President for Research, Provost and Faculty Affairs (School of Medicine) are pleased to offer the Research and Academic Development seminar series for WSU faculty, chairs & directors, postdoctoral trainees & graduate students, and administrators. Seminars are free but registration is required.

This seminar, Promotion & Tenure at WSU: Policies and Advice, will take place Thursday, February 8, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at 5057 Woodward, 6th Floor, Conference Room A.

The moderator will be Ellen Barton, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Presenters will include: Matthew Allen, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Eranda Nikolla, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, and Krysta Ryzewski, Associate Professor of Anthropology.

Topics may include:

*What it means to be on tenure–track: point of view of your department; what a probationary period means

*What to do: importance of mentoring with the right mentor; understanding the university

*P&T process & preparing the case: external reviews & the role of the candidate; professional record; personal statement

*Details on the assignment and where to go for help and advice: expectations on teaching, research and grants, and service

For more information about this event, please contact Mary Serowik at 313-577-5671 or A second P&T seminar (with identical content) is also scheduled for Thursday, January 25th 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the Margherio Conference Center.

For more information about this event, please contact Mary Serowik at 3135775671 or