Faculty Development

Promoting Successful Transitions to Washington University

2018-2019 Workshops

Human Subjects Research
9/14/18, 12-2 pm, Lunch
Martha Jones, Head of HRPO

Center for the Humanities
9/18/18, 11:30, Lunch
Jean Allman, Director of the Center for the Humanities

Identifying Research Support Inside and Outside of Washington University (Physical/Social Sciences Focus)
10/12/18, 3 to 4:30 pm, Eads 217
Jenny Lodge, Vice Chancellor for Research
Catherine Deiderman, Research Education and SPIN

Assistant Professor Panel – Ten Things I Know Now That I Wish I Knew Then
11/9/18, 3 to 4:30 pm, Eads 217
Arpita Bose, Earth and Planetary Sciences
Nathaniel Jones, Art History
John Robinson, Sociology
Kristin Van Engen, Psychological & Brain Sciences

Internal Competitions and Non-Federal Funding (Physical /Social Sciences Focus) 
1/18/19, 3-4:30 pm, DUC 276, with 4:30-6:30 happy hour in Goldfarb Formal Lounge
Susan Dutcher, Head of Internal Competitions Committee
Anne Stengle, Director of Foundation Relations
Theresa Menk, Director of Corporate Relations

Negotiating Travel and Purchasing at Washington University
2/1/19, 3-4.30pm, Eads 217
Iris Peper, Research Administration Training Program Manager

HR Dos and Don'ts
2/8/19, 3-4.30pm, Eads 217
Legail Poole Chandler, Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

Knowing Your Way Around Grants Management (Physical /Social Sciences Focus) 
2/15/19, 3-4.30pm, Eads 217
Iris Peper, Research Administration Training Program Manager

Tips on Writing to Get Funded
3/1/19, 9:00 to 10:30, Eads 217
Karen Dodson, Academic Publishing  Services

Handling Difficult Situations When you Think you are NOT in Charge!
4/5/19, 12:00 to 2:00 pm, Eads 217
Michael Christiani, Human Resources

University Offices & Resources

  • Office of the Provost

    University–wide curricular and co–curricular activities including undergraduate and graduate education, diversity, internationalization, and outreach are key issues of the provost.

  • Academic Publishing Services (APS)

    APS has a directory of freelance writers and editors who will, for a fee, provide writing assistance for manuscript, book chapters, grants, and other forms of writing.

  • Research Office

    The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) is responsible for university-wide research policies, procedures, operations, support infrastructure and educational programs.

  • Grants Library

    The Office of Training Grants (OTG) has developed a Grants Library to serve as a centralized resource for grant writers and investigators at various career stages.

  • Institute of Clinical and Translational Research Resources for New Investigators (ICTS)

    The institute's website includes resources and support for early stage investigators and streamlined access to core services.

  • Core Research Facilities

    Find Washington University core facilities that provide the services, expertise or equipment that will enhance your research project.