I specialize in supporting faculty in their quest for achieving tenure and/or promotion. I also offer coaching for successful reappointment at the earlier stages. Contact me at email@example.com with questions, or to schedule a free 25 minute Zoom exploratory session.
I have 4 years experience guiding faculty in the tenure and promotion process as a faculty affairs associate dean (my current position)
As department chair for 5 years, I supported faculty in their onboarding and promotion processes
I have served as an external reviewer for tenure and promotion cases at a range of colleges and universities
I have personally been through the process of tenure and promotion to associate and then full professor
Potential coaching topics:
Staying true to who you are while following a prescribed T&P format
Selecting external reviewers for maximum impact and minimal risk
Writing your research narrative: telling your story to non-specialists
Editing and formatting your c.v. for clarity
Maintaining calm during a season of stress
Keeping your research going the summer before tenure
Matching your dossier to your department’s expectations
The art and science of a successful T&P application
Should you use your prior credit from another institution?
How to prepare a packet after a “stop the clock” for the birth or adoption of a child
Should you go on the market “just in case”?
The impact of COVID-19 on your tenure and promotion process
Distilling your pedagogical philosophy and writing your teaching narrative
Organizing your 3, 5, 10, or 20 years of work into a coherent story
Dealing with “gaps” in your c.v.
You’ve gotten that promotion. What’s next?
It didn’t work out: recovering and responding to disappointment
The risks and benefits of “going up early”.
Having the post-promotion salary discussion with your chair, director or dean
Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions, or just schedule a free 25 minute Zoom exploratory session.