Faculty Development

Promoting Successful Transitions to Washington University

2019–20 New Faculty/Assistant Professor Workshops 

All workshops will take place in Eads 217
*Indicates happy hour to follow

Human Subjects Research


October 4, 2019; 3–4:30 p.m.
Jeanne Velders, Interim Executive Director, Human Resources Protection Office
Mitchell-Saulisbury-Robertson, Manager—Expedited Team

Research Success and Funding on the Tenure Track

November 8, 2019; 3–4:30 p.m.
Nicole Moore, Senior Director of Research Development
Ignacio Infante, Director of the Center for the Humanities
Anne Stengle, Director of Foundation Relations

Building Relationships with Senior Faculty

December 13, 2019; 3–4:30 p.m.*
Lerone Martin, Associate Professor of Religion and Politics
Barbara Baumgartner, Teaching Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Renee Thompson, Associate Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences

Navigating Uncomfortable Situations: Resources and Techniques

January 17, 2019; 3–4:30 p.m.
Megan Eckhardt, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
Clarissa Hayward, Professor of Political Science
Jonathan Fenderson, Assistant Professor of African and African-American Studies
Nicole Hudson, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academy for Diversity and Inclusion

Grants Management

February 7, 2020; 3–4:30 p.m.
Iris Peper, Research Administration Training Program Manager

Managing a Lab

March 6, 2020; 3–4:30 p.m.
Jeff Zacks, Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Kathy Flores, Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Brad Jolliff, Scott Rudolph Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Departmental Standards for Promotion

April 10, 2020; 3–4:30 p.m.*
Adrienne Davis, Vice Provost and William van Cleve Professor of Law

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.