The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites you to participate in a series of workshops designed to help assistant professors successfully transition into ASU, their respective departments and the profession. Through casual discussion and open floor Q&A, you'll connect with colleagues whose experience and hindsight may help you navigate this exciting next step in your career. Lunch is provided at each event and session descriptions are below.
Teaching at ASU | Sept 27 | noon-2:00 p.m.| ARM 250
A panel discussion related to teaching best practices, including managing/maximizing prep time, understanding the ASU student population, online vs. immersion classrooms, mentoring undergraduate students, and avoiding first-year pitfalls.
Lunch with the Deans | Nov 1 | noon-2:00 p.m. | ARM 250
Dean Patrick Kenney shares the vision for The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, followed by open discussion during a casual luncheon with Deans Jeffrey Cohen, Elizabeth Wentz and Nancy Gonzales.
Developing your Research Program and Scholarship | Nov 22 | noon-2 p.m.| ARM 250
A panel discusses and answers your questions related to best practices for establishing your program of research and scholarship, including balancing your time, strategizing short- and long-term outcomes, getting a lab up and running, managing a research group, establishing productive collaborations, getting your book published, and getting funded.
Service and Citizenship at ASU | Jan 31 | noon-2:00 p.m.| ARM 250
A panel discussion on ASU and departmental citizenship, how to navigate a new department, balancing research, teaching, and service, and how to advance your tenure case through strategic service.
Preparing for the Tenure Review | Feb 28 | noon-2:00 p.m.| ARM 250
Associate Dean of Faculty Linda Luecken will discuss the tenure track, including the various reviews on the path to tenure as well as strategies for a successful tenure review.