Center for Faculty Development & Advancement

We support all faculty in their professional lives at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus.

We strive to support faculty to create an interdisciplinary community of faculty focused on scholarship and professional growth. We enhance faculty success in earning promotion and tenure, progressing in rank, growth as leaders in their department, and faculty's experience on our campus. We offer resources, programs, and services to best support faculty in their career, and in work/life balance associated with life as a scholar. 

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CFDA Hours

The CFDA will be operating remotely through January 28th, 2022.

Hours: 9:00AM through 5:00PM Monday through Friday

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Upcoming Programs

Creating Your Dossier for Tenure, Promotion, or Comprehensive Review

| 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Tenure-track and tenured faculty, are you preparing to take that next step forward? Learn to best represent yourself and your accomplishments by making the best dossier you can for tenure, promotion, and comprehensive review. You will have plenty of time for questions with this knowledgeable panel of faculty members. Session goals:

• Understand the structure of dossiers for tenure, promotion, and comprehensive review.

• Learn best practices for writing dossier statements.

• Discuss processes associated with creating and critiquing dossiers.

• Learn to most effectively “tell your story” and highlight your professional contributions through your documentation and statements.

Facilitators: Karen Sobel. Panel: Sarah Fields, Bud Talbot, Rodney Herring, and Christine Martell 

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