Faculty Matters Workshop Series

The Faculty Matters Workshop Series is designed to address key issues central to faculty development and success. This yearlong series is a collaboration between Faculty Affairs and Research Development Service. Each virtual workshop is mentored by experienced faculty and staff at Mason. Our goal is to have productive conversations and leave with concrete strategies and understandings of effective practices that can be tailored to the needs of Mason’s faculty. Faculty from across disciplines and fields of study are welcome to attend. 

Registration is required.

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Spring 2023 Interactive Workshop Series Topics

Grant Seeking and Grant Writing 101

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January 18, from 3:00-4:30pm

Who? If you are struggling with grant writing and developing a successful grant proposal.

What? Find out how to identify funding opportunities, explore general differences in funders and funding opportunities, and learn about key elements of successful proposals.

Writing Workshop for Teaching and Mentoring Statements

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February 23, from 1:30-3:00pm

Who? If you are working to figure out how to convey the impact and effectiveness of your teaching and mentoring for renewal, tenure, and/or promotion.

What? You will outline your teaching, learning, and mentoring strategies for developing and presenting it to peer and reviewer audiences.


Making Sense of Feedback, Responding to Peer Reviews

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March 21, from 1:30-3:00pm

Who? If you are navigating feedback from peer reviews.

What? The facilitators will share strategies that will help you go through the peer review process with resilience while keeping your professional identity intact.

Planning for a Productive Summer

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April 20, from 1:30-3:00pm 

Who? If you are struggling to be productive in the summer with writing, research, and scholarship. 

What? In this conversation, you will be asked to identify the support, you need for success and how you will ensure that this is your most productive – and enjoyable – summer.