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New Faculty Orientation

Join us for the New Faculty Orientation Day on August 20, 2014 to get connected to your new community! Please keep the Faculty Recruitment and Support Program advised of your email address so we can send you information about the 2014 New Faculty Orientation Day as it becomes available.

Registration Information & Agenda

Click here for the 2014 agenda

 

Campus Tours

You and your family can sign up for a campus tour at any time during the year.

Video Resources

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The University Affairs website has a series of videos discussing tips on "Surviving the transition from grad student to new faculty member".

 The videos cover the following topics:

youtube.JPGThis is your boot camp (9:28)

0:00 - 3:10   Introduction
3:10 - 6:57   Don't forget your own research
6:57 - 9:28   Don't get bogged down

youtube.JPGAdvantages of being a new faculty member (8:31)

0:00 - 2:10   You're energetic
2:10 - 6:37   You are more technologically savvy
6:37 - 8:32   You're idealistic and reading a lot

youtube.JPGDisadvantages of being a new faculty member (9:05)

0:00 - 3:06   You will be the focus of everyone's attention
3:06 - 7:24   Idealism only lasts for so long
7:24 - 9:05   Don't overwork yourself

youtube.JPGThings you thought would change (9:43)

0:00 - 3:50   You have to remember about your research
3:50 - 5:30   Deadlines won't disappear
5:30 - 8:00   The loneliness stays
8:00 - 9:43   Impostor syndrome

youtube.JPGYour first day on campus (9:44)

0:00 - 3:46   Impostor syndrome (cont'd)
3:46 - 6:01   Dr. Who?
6:01 - 8:07   You'll still pull all-nighters
8:07 - 9:44   New job duties 

youtube.JPGStrange things you'll discover (9:22)

0:00 - 2:03   You don't have a real boss
2:03 - 3:46   The path to tenure
3:46 - 9:22   You have no job description 

youtube.JPGThe harsh reality (9:40)

0:00 - 3:26   It's not about you
3:26 - 9:40   The odd things students do

youtube.JPGGetting used to students' behaviour (9:49)

0:00 - 3:53   Not everyone wants an 'A'
3:53 - 5:35   The circle of arrogance
5:35 - 9:49   Developing a strategic plan

youtube.JPGTips when starting your teaching career (9:57)

0:00 - 4:02   Build time in for crisis
4:02 - 6:17   Absolute deadlines
6:17 - 9:57   The first week of classes

youtube.JPGMaintaining professionalism (9:49)

0:00 - 3:10   Learning to say no
3:10 - 6:40   Everyone will be asking for your time
6:40 - 9:49   Deciding where your relationship with your students lands

youtube.JPGMaintaining professionalism (cont'd) (8:17)

0:00 - 2:40   You are not your students' buddy
2:40 - 3:30   Use your teaching and learning centre
3:30 - 5:40   Never discuss faculty issues
5:40 - 9:43   Try and meet some colleagues and be realistic

Contact us at: Monica(dot)Stewart(at)queensu(dot)ca, Queen's Faculty Recruitment and Support, Office of the Provost and Vice Principal (Academic), Queen's University, Richardson Hall, Suite 252, Room 218
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6
Tel:613-533-3167 Fax:613-533-6263
Last Modified: 2014-07-02 11:06:29
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