Biochemistry Faculty Development
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology desires that all faculty members succeed in their careers, and we are committed to help you as best we can in that endeavor. Besides just the Chair and your individual Mentoring Committee, our entire faculty, because we are a relatively small department, has made the commitment to help in your development. This help includes, but is not limited to: establishing your laboratory, identifying potential local collaborators, and advising on research projects, the preparation of grant applications, and teaching. Our ultimate goal is to assist you in establishing a solid program with momentum as quickly as possible, so that your progress to tenure and promotion is straightforward and predictable. Some of the actions that you should initially perform are listed below.
1. Before starting at KUMC
Follow the instructions on the KU School of Medicine New Faculty On-Boarding program as soon as you sign your offer letter, including but not limited to:
2. After beginning at KUMC
A specific devoted mentoring committee will be established to match your needs.
3. Research Resources
MERIT, ADVANCEMENT AND/OR PROMOTION ARE ASSESSED ACCORDING TO THE MISSION CRITERIA OF EACH ACADEMIC TRACK IN THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Quick LinksThe School of Medicine provides faculty with numerous online resources regarding Promotion and Tenure (P&T), beginning with the Annual Assessment process, so that a faculty member can see at a glance the expectations detailed in the official SOM guidelines. Visit the KU School of Medicine Faculty Mentoring web site for information.