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Preparing for Promotion Series

The Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) supports the academic affairs of faculty at UMass Chan Medical School, including oversight of academic appointments, promotion and tenure, faculty and department reviews, and governance and policy of the school


These workshops are designed to provide information and resources for UMass Chan Medical School faculty who are considering promotion in the near future. The 2–3 hour workshop covers the following topics:

  1. Promotion at UMass Chan Medical School - An overview of the promotion process: Who makes decisions and what you need to do.
  2. Are You Ready for Promotion?- Do you meet the criteria? How is the process initiated?
  3. Effective CVs - An effective CV is essential for your promotion package and to promote your accomplishments
  4. Reference Letters, Teaching Evaluations, and the Narrative Statement - Important components of the promotion package


While the ability to hold in person sessions has been paused, a recording of a previous session can be found here: PrepPromotionMay2020.mp4

For information about the promotion process at UMass Chan Medical School, including CV guidelines and template, Reference Letters, Teaching Evaluations, and Narrative Statements, please visit this webpage

Please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs with questions.