Past Events

Understanding Tenure at the University of Chicago

2:00–3:30 pm
Zoom

The uncommon environment of intellectual challenge, rigorous analysis, and diversity of perspective at the University of Chicago depends on our complement of faculty. Jason Merchant, Lorna P. Strauss Professor of Linguistics, Faculty Director of UChicagoGRAD, and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, explains the timeline, process, and strategic priorities that underlie tenure and promotion at UChicago in this 90-minute workshop for early-career faculty.

Feb.
23

Searching for Excellence: Faculty Search Training

11:00 am–12:30 pm
Zoom

Attend a faculty search training program offered through the Office of the Provost. Learn about resources for faculty hiring. Based on behavioral science research and best practices from the National Science Foundation ADVANCE program, this training provides concrete, actionable steps to improve the faculty search process. This session will be led by the Office of the Provost, the Office of Legal Counsel, and the Office for Affirmative Action.

Feb.
23

"Picture a Scientist" Film Screening

Through February 18, 2021
Online event

Register to watch the feature-length documentary film "Picture a Scientist", which leads viewers on a journey deep into a group of women scientists' own experiences, ranging from sexual harassment to years of subtle slights.

Begins
Feb. 12

Diversifying Your Applicant Pool

10:00–11:30 am
Zoom

Together with partners from Human Resources, the Office of the Provost will host an interactive diversity recruitment and selection workshop. This training enables all participating units to incorporate diversity recruitment best practices into their existing staff hiring and selection processes.

Feb.
10

Creating and Preserving Consistent Habits

10:00–11:00 am
Zoom

Learn tools for developing and maintaining consistent healthy nutrition and exercise habits at this session with Carolyn Banner, a registered dietitian nutritionist, fitness instructor, and yoga teacher.

Feb.
9

Resumes that Resonate: Workshop #3

10:00–11:30 am
Zoom

Join the Office of Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation for the last of three resume workshops offered this quarter.

Feb.
3

Navigating CPS and K-12

5:00–6:00 pm
Zoom

This online presentation will review the process for applying for Chicago Public Schools and discuss what to look for when visiting a school virtually.

Feb.
1

Searching for Excellence: Faculty Search Training

2:00–3:30 pm
Zoom

Attend a faculty search training program offered through the Office of the Provost. Learn about resources for faculty hiring. Based on behavioral science research and best practices from the National Science Foundation ADVANCE program, this training provides concrete, actionable steps to improve the faculty search process. This session will be led by the Office of the Provost, the Office of Legal Counsel, and the Office for Affirmative Action.

Jan.
29

Perfecting Your Message for Prospective Donors

12:00–1:00 pm
Zoom

Learn about the elements of successful elevator pitches, including tips for telling stories and connecting with listeners who are not experts in your subject area.

Jan.
28

Resumes that Resonate: Workshop #2

10:00–11:30 am
Zoom

Join the Office of Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation for the second of three resume workshops offered this quarter.

Jan.
27

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