Faculty & Staff Information

Faculty Forums

ALL FACULTY MEMBERS are invited to attend and participate in the upcoming Faculty Forums. We hope professors at all ranks will join the conversation and provide everyone the benefit of their experience.

“What I wished I would have known before teaching my first course”

August 15, 2018 – 9am-2pm – ICE 7-395
Sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/yq3WR1e7SgyvoTuC3
From the very preliminary steps after finding out what course you are teaching, the mechanics of the course and what needs to be done after the final exam, this forums exposes it all.

All about Research, NSERC Discovery and Panel

August 22, 2018 – 9am-2pm – ICE 8-222
Sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/sYPeEzrsP8vTMqC33
Some of the subjects:

  • Expectations
  • RSO
  • Libraries
  • NSERC Discovery
  • Types of grants
  • Talking to industry

“Everything every prof should know from day 1 to retirement (?) - Career progression and other really important stuff”

August 29, 2018 – 9am-2pm – 8-222
Sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/fclquSDU3NdlZ5242
Some of the subjects:

  • Career progression
  • Evaluation, Tenure, Promotion
  • Work life balance – managing expectations
  • Benefits

These are open to all faculty members. Snacks and a small lunch is served for those who sign up

More information to come closer to the date. Limited space, please sign up now and block the dates.

Fall/Winter forums to be scheduled:

  • Working with students
  • Preparing for the accreditation visit (Sept/Oct/Nov – multiple sessions)
  • Getting help on campus
  • Accreditation and policies
  • Faculty service and services

Other possible forums in the next year

  • Media communications and writing research summaries
  • Writing a good CV
  • Teaching design in the faculty