New Faculty Foundations

The New Faculty Foundations Program provides both a community for new faculty in the College of Engineering (CoE) and resources for new faculty success. The program is coordinated by the Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering, in cooperation with the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching in EngineeringĀ (CRLT-Engin). You may register to attend the networking lunches for the New Faculty Foundations program at this website.

2018-2019 Monthly Networking Lunches

College of Engineering New Faculty Orientation
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Lurie Engineering Center, Johnson Rooms
The orientation will include welcome remarks from Dean Alec Gallimore & Associate Dean Michael Wellman. In addition, sessions will focus on teaching inclusively in engineering, starting a research group, identifying research resources, and identifying strategies for being a successful new engineering faculty member. There will also be opportunities for participants to interact with current engineering students and faculty.

New Faculty Reception with Engineering Deans and Department Chairs
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lurie Engineering Center, Masco Commons

Monthly Networking Lunches
Establishing connections with colleagues is an essential element to new faculty success. As a part of the New Faculty Foundations program, engineering faculty will have the opportunity to informally gather with their peers over lunch. Participants will respond to a survey to indicate preferred discussion topics for these sessions. Topics may include mentoring graduate students, preparing your first grant, and preparing for your third year review, and discovering best practices for teaching and learning. All networking lunches will be held on Thursdays from 12:00pm – 1:30pm in 2210 Lurie Engineering Center (unless otherwise indicated).

Click Here to Register.

Fall 2018
December 13

Winter 2019
January 10^
February 7
March 14
April 11*

^Will be held in 1210 LEC
*April date is tentative

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