Early Career Faculty Development Series

A series that assists early career faculty members in strategically planning their career development efforts. 


"Mentorship: Why, Who, What, How?"

Mentors can provide guidance on key areas of career planning, productivity, networking and more, and they are especially important for junior faculty. Effective early career mentorship has been shown to improve career success and satisfaction.

In this interactive panel, mentoring experts provide insights into selecting mentors and developing relationships with them, as well as avoiding mentorship pitfalls. Their perspectives include basic and clinical research, clinical care and education.

Video recording and resources

"Navigating and Strategizing for Your Academic Career at CUIMC"

An introduction to pathways for career success, developing a career plan, identifying appropriate mentors and career development resources at CUIMC.

Video recording and resources

“Negotiation and Conflict Management”

This session is designed to provide attendees with an overview of strategies and skills needed to succeed in managing negotiations and conflict.

Video recording

"Promotion: Planning, Preparation and Progress"

This session provides junior faculty with information on promotion and tenure at CUIMC, as well as expectations in regards to teaching, advising, service and scholarship. By the end of the session, faculty will be able to: 

  • Identify metrics for promotion in each area of focus of the “at CUMC” Track and the Tenure Track
  • Understand the Faculty of Medicine and CUIMC Committee on Appointments and Promotions processes
  • Recognize the importance of maintaining a record of academic progress and developing strategies for increasing external academic recognition

Video recording and resources

"Time Management"

Effective time management requires you to have awareness of your short-term and long-term goals, control over your impulses and intentions, communication, and actions. This session of the Junior Faculty Development Series will provide an opportunity to assess how you currently manage your timeand how you can improve your time-management habits and skills to accomplish your personal and professional goals.

Video recording

"Work/Life Management"

This session features a presentation and discussion led by the associate provost and director of Work/Life on the work/life policies, benefits, services and programs available at Columbia University.

Sponsored by the CUIMC Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion, the Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society and the VP&S Office for Women & Diverse Faculty.

Video recording and resources

Please visit the Calendar of Events for upcoming program dates. 

For more information, please email: Office_Acad_Affairs@cumc.columbia.edu.