McMaster University

McMaster University

Orientation

To complement the orientation provided within individual Departments, Programs and Schools, the Program for Faculty Development (PFD) hosts a twice-yearly faculty-wide interdisciplinary Orientation session held usually in April and October.

As well as assisting new full- and part-time faculty members in increasing their awareness of opportunities and expectations from their roles in education, the session acquaints new faculty members with some of the unique features of education, research, service and administration within the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster.

Objectives:

  • To increase understanding about the philosophy, function and structure of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • To increase awareness of education, service and research activities and activities for involvement.
  • To meet faculty leaders and colleagues from other disciplines
  • To learn more about the various programs, courses, workshops, etc. available for continuing faculty education and professional development
  • To assist new faculty with the preparation of a teaching portfolio and a clinical activities portfolio (if applicable) to meet the policies guiding promotion and tenure.

Orientation Session for Health Sciences Faculty

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (light lunch)

Michael G. DeGroote Learning & Discovery (MDCL) building - Must be pre-registered

or

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (light lunch)

Michael G. DeGroote Learning & Discovery (MDCL) building - Must be pre-registered


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