Workshops for New Faculty Members

PDAD&C # 15, 2014-15

From:      Sioban Nelson, Interim Vice Provost, Faculty & Academic Life 
Date:  August 27, 2014
Re:  Workshops for New Faculty Members

Each year my office holds a number of workshops and seminars for new faculty.  Please ensure that all tenure- stream and teaching-stream faculty (who have started since January 1, 2012) in your unit are made aware of these sessions.

New To U: New Faculty Integration Series

These informal luncheons are designed to introduce new faculty (appointed since January 1, 2012) to the University and offer them an opportunity to meet colleagues, hear the advice and reflections of experienced faculty and speak to senior academic administrators. They are held 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. with lunch provided. Topics addressed include:

Balancing Teaching & Research
October 28, 2014

Pathway to Promotion in the Teaching Stream
January 13, 2015

3rd Year Review & Tenure
[Please Note: This session will be held from 10am-2pm, with lunch at 12pm]
January 21, 2015

Strategies for Success in the Pre-Promotion Years
March 4, 2015

Registration and additional information can be found at:

An Introduction to Canadian Taxes
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The Provost’s Office in conjunction with the Family Care Office and the Faculty Relocation Service hosts a workshop for new faculty members from outside Canada entitled Filing for the First Time: An Introduction to Canadian Taxes. The session will take place at the Faculty Club from 8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Previous workshops have been very highly rated by participants.

Registration and additional information about this session can be found at this link: