Past Junior Faculty Roundtable Sessions

This page of the archive includes descriptions and handouts from Junior Faculty Roundtable sessions on the following topics:  

  • Conversations with Campus Leaders
  • Getting Timely Feedback on Teaching
  • NSF CAREER AWARDS
  • Preparing for Annual Reviews
  • TPAC – Evidence of Effective Teaching

Conversations with Campus Leaders

These sessions provided junior faculty with an opportunity to talk with various campus leaders in a small-group setting and learn about the work of their offices, and to ask questions and voice concerns.  Featured speakers have included the President, Provost, Dean of the Faculty, Dean of the College, Dean of the Graduate School, Vice President for International Affairs, Vice President for Research and Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations. 

Getting Timely Feedback on Teaching

At this session, junior faculty learned about a variety of ways to get feedback they can use to improve their teaching during the semester.

NSF CAREER Awards

Successful CAREER proposals are expected to demonstrate creative and effective integration of research and education plans. In this workshop for junior faculty & postdocs in science, engineering & mathematics, recent CAREER awardees discussed how to plan a proposal; OVPR, the Science Center and the Sheridan Center presented resources on effective integration of research, teaching & outreach for writing an education plan.

Preparing for Annual Reviews

Led by an Associate Dean of the Faculty, this session addressed preparing for annual reviews.

TPAC – Evidence of Effective Teaching

This junior faculty gathering featured the chair of TPAC, who discussed TPAC’s views on evidence of effective teaching.