Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) Faculty Mentoring .docx

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Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS)Faculty Mentoring and DevelopmentProgramMentoring Program Coordinator: Dani Burkhart[email protected] (919) 966-9040Revised May 2018The Faculty Mentoring and Development Programwill help provide faculty with support, direction,accountability and intentional academic guidancethrough collaboration with experienced facultymentors.The program will: Foster general support for faculty members to
thrive in the academic health centerenvironment Stimulate development of a successful careerplan based on teaching, clinical practice,professional service, and research Review academic activities, ensuring that theymeet established performance goals Facilitate productive networking andcollaborative partnerships, both inside andoutside the Department of Allied Health Sciencesand the University of North Carolina Help identify funding opportunities and providesupport for improved productivity Provide written feedback for the facultymember, Division Director, and Department ChairFaculty members who are on the UNC maincampus and at the rank of Assistant Professor willparticipate. The faculty member’s DivisionDirector, with input from the Department Chair,will ensure that the individual is participating in
the program. Other (non-Assistant) facultymembers are not required to participate but areencouraged to do so if they and/or theirDivision Director feel that the program will helpthem achieve their academic goals.The faculty member will have both a PrimaryMentor and a Faculty Mentoring Committeeto help meet the goals of the program.PURPOSEMentoringSupportDevelopmentMeetEstablishedGoalsFacilitateNetworkingIdentifyingFunding
OpportunitiesWrittenFeedbackELIGIBLE FACULTYDepartment of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS)Faculty Mentoring and DevelopmentProgramMentoring Program Coordinator: Dani Burkhart[email protected] (919) 966-9040Revised May 2018The creation of one’s Mentoring Committee is one
of the early and important opportunitiesto take charge of one’s career, as is the initiativewith which one makes use of theircommittee.The faculty member and the DivisionDirector will propose committee membersby submitting to the Mentoring ProgramCoordinator minimum of 3 individuals from boththeDepartment of Allied Health Sciences and otherappropriate departments inside and outsideof UNC. Faculty members will begin assemblingtheir committee as they begin theirappointment in the Department, under theapproval of the Department Chair. Thecomposition of committees may change over time,reflecting change and evolution inscholarly interests.Ideally, at least one individual from outside ofAllied Health Sciences will be included on eachcommittee.Among identified committeecandidates, the primary mentor will serve as chairof the committee, but the position can be held byother interested members.TheDepartment Chair and/or the Mentoring Program
Coordinator will ask each of the committee

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