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Program for Early Career Excellence (PECE) Workshop Series

PECE is Now Open to All

So many faculty found the PECE workshop offerings incredibly valuable that going forward they will be open to all Rutgers faculty to maximize the number of faculty that can benefit. Don't worry we have created a myriad of ways to sustain community and ensure deeper engagement in smaller groups is maintained. 

Professional Advancement Workshops

The Program for Early Career Excellence (PECE) workshop series supports Rutgers’ mission to recruit, retain, and advance a diverse faculty through a slate of regular engagement opportunties to connect with others and support early career success. PECE workshops focus on scholarly productivity and helps faculty to:


• Develop their scholarly work and identity 

• Build connections within the Rutgers community 

• Understand diversity and inclusion in academia    

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2022-2023 Workshop Series

We leverage our National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity Institutional Membership to offer high quality, impactful workshops and feature panels of Rutgers faculty to offer local insights.

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September 2022

The Solo Success virtual campus workshop is specifically designed to address the unique concerns of under-represented faculty members. Participants identify the common challenges under-represented faculty face on the tenure-track and discuss the three biggest mistakes under-represented faculty make. They will also learn specific strategies to increase their productivity, serving strategically, teaching efficiently, and building strong and healthy professional relationships.

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Winter 2022

"Self-promotion is a tool to bring awareness to your efforts and their results; a form of self-advocacy; and intentional, authentic communication." Attend this workshop to sharpen your skills and increase your professional visibility.

RCN workshop
Spring 2023

This panel of Rutgers faculty will discuss the range of ways that identity has impacted their academic life and share strategies to help you anticipate and strategize to enable long-term success.

What I wish I knew about tenure and promotion

PECE workshop - What I wish I knew about Tenure and Promotion

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Want more? Recordings of past workshops are available!