Research Orientation for New Faculty

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to welcome new faculty to Wayne State University. We aim to provide resources to assist new faculty as they lay the groundwork for excellence in research, teaching, and service. To view the October 20, 2020 New Faculty Research Orientation presentation, view the PowerPoint here.

Here's a list of things to do as a new faculty member at Wayne State University:

•Apply for the Provost's Office University Research Grant 
•Sign up for and attend a Pivot workshop    New faculty focus:  October 30 
•Meet your Associate Research Dean
•Contact Tim Foley, SPA Training, to schedule a Cayuse Research Suite workshop 


Every year the Division of Research has a VIRTUAL SCAVENGER HUNT for new faculty members to introduce our Research resources and programs. The 3 new faculty who submitted the highest number of accurate answers in the shortest amount of time  received professional travel awards in the amounts of $1500 (first place), $1000 (second place), and $500 (third place).


FIRST PLACE: Danika McLeod, Lecturer, Criminal Justice      

SECOND PLACE: Hannah Schacter, Assistant Professor, Psychology

THIRD PLACE: Tierra Bills, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering