CIMER Research Mentor Training: Promoting Professional Development

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 8:30am to 10:30am
Governor's Suite, Iacocca Hall

Apply for a six-session fall workshop series to further develop your research mentoring expertise. This workshop series is particularly useful to post-doctoral fellows, pre-tenure faculty and to those who are applying for extramural research training grants to support graduate or undergraduate students.


Using the curriculum created by CIMER: the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research, participants will actively engage in discussions of topics important to research mentor relationships.

Each two hour session will be facilitated by Drs. Hutnik and Levine and takes place from 8:30am-10:30am in the Governor’s Suite, Iacocca Hall. Breakfast and parking fees will be provided.

  • October 25, 2023- Aligning Expectations

  • November 1, 2023-Maintaining Effective Communication

  • November 8, 2023 - Assessing Understanding & Fostering Independence

  • November 15, 2023-Addressing Diversity & Ethics

  • November 29, 2023-Promoting Professional Development

  • December 6, 2023- Fostering Wellbeing and Work Life Integration

CIMER is the nationally recognized model of research mentor training which leads participants to develop and enact a more comprehensive Mentor Action Plan. In order to earn a completion certificate and badge for your CV, participants must attend all sessions. If you are unable to commit to every session, you are welcome to register on a topic by topic basis without earning the certificate or badge. 

Please complete the application by October 11th so we may confirm your participation by October 18th.