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Aligning Career Goals with Advancement

November 13, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come and connect with Dr. Joan Taylor, Associate Dean of Faculty Advancement at the UNC Office of Faculty Affairs in an engaging workshop designed to empower you with the essential skills and knowledge required to successfully navigate the APT (Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure) process. During this immersive experience, Dr. Taylor will generously share her insights gained from her own voyage through the APT process. You can also participate in guidance to enhance your CV. Don’t miss this chance to fortify your academic career path!


Learn how to

  • Explore common pitfalls and dos and don’ts in the APT process
  • Receive valuable tips that will help you thrive in your academic career
  • Identify resources that will help navigate promotion


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This event is a hybrid event.



Before the session

Please bring a copy of your CV if you want to guidance on how to improve.


Dr. Joan Taylor is a Professor in the UNC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, where she served as the Vice Chair for Research from 2014-2023. She is also the Associate Dean of Faculty Advancement within the UNC Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development. Dr. Taylor has served in numerous leadership roles for over 20 years at the UNC School of Medicine, including several years as associate director of the McAllister Heart Institute. She leads school-wide efforts to clarify and streamline various issues about Advancement, Promotion, and Tenure (APT). Dr. Taylor is a UNC Institute of Arts and Humanities’ Academic Leadership Program graduate. She earned her BS and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and completed her post-doctoral fellowship training at the University of Virginia.


More about the appointments, promotions, and tenure

Please visit the Office of Faculty and Leadership Development website to learn more about APT resources.


November 13, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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