What is an “Individual Career Development Plan”?
The “Individual Career Development Plan” will be developed by each faculty member emphasizing his/her directions and goals and methods to achieve these goals. This plan will be shared with the division chief and chairman and will be the basis for monitoring the progress of each faculty member toward reaching his/her academic career goals. Based on the individual faculty member’s “Individual Career Development Plan”, the progress of the faculty toward reaching his/her goals will be monitored by: • Periodic evaluation: whether or not faculty stays the course he/she has set • Changing the career course if it is mandated by the direction of the faculty or by changes in the academic environment • Collecting and “storing” data to be used in future efforts toward promotion and/or acquisition of tenure at the UT Health Science Center: teaching evaluations, performance evaluations for committee activities, honors and awards, etc. What is Mentoring? Mentoring is a one-to-one, long-term interacti