Scholarship, Promotion, and Tenure

The University of Chicago is committed to supporting academics at all stages in their careers. Through the Faculty Development Program, UChicago scholars get the information they need to build dynamic careers characterized by academic excellence.

Regular programming provides an overview of the tenure and promotion process at the University of Chicago. This includes discussing relevant policies and processes, mapping important milestones on the tenure timeline, and developing strategies for maintaining momentum on the journey toward tenure and promotion.

Scholarship, promotion, and tenure programming shares best practices in conducting your academic career and treats such topics as: 

  • Tenure
  • Scholarship
  • Grantsmanship
  • Hiring
  • Leading and managing teams
  • Managing research projects

Programming Areas