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 Humanities Center
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
David Cunningham, Professor and Chair of Sociology
Renee Thompson, Associate Professor of Psychology & Brain Sciences

Navigating Uncomfortable Situations as a Junior Professor: Resources and Techniques

January 17, 2019; 3–4:30 p.m.
Cynthia Feliciano, Professor of Sociology
Clarissa Hayward, Professor of Political Science
Jonathan Fenderson, Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies
Nicole Hudson, 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 Psychology & Brain Sciences
David Strait, Professor of Anthropology
Lucia Strader, Associate Professor of Biology

Departmental Tenure Standards

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.