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How to Make Tenure. Christian Leadership Ministries The Faculty Ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ. Seminar Materials: Joseph McRae Mellichamp, Ph.D. Emeritus Professor of Management Science The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama U.S.A. Presenter: Rae Mellichamp. Overview.

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How to Make Tenure

Christian Leadership MinistriesThe Faculty Ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ


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Seminar Materials:

Joseph McRae Mellichamp, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor of Management Science

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama U.S.A.

Presenter:

Rae Mellichamp


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Overview

Outline

  • Understand the Process

  • Define the Target

  • Establish Your Goals

  • Be Accountable

  • Things to Do

  • Things to Avoid

  • Assess Your Motives


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Part 1

Part 1: Understand the Process


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The Process

Part 1

Understand the Process

  • Gather relevant materials

    • Faculty handbook

    • Departmental/College guidelines

  • Interview colleagues

    • Your dean/department chair

    • Senior department members

    • Recently tenured professors


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The Process

Part 1

Understand the Process

  • Assess the situation

    • Clearly stated requirements

    • Clearly defined process

      • Review committees

      • Annual feedback

    • Supportive colleagues


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Part 2

Part 2: Define the Target


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The Target

Part 1

Define the Target

  • Generic scenarios

    • Doctoral Granting Institutions

      • Publish or perish

      • Acceptable teaching

    • Liberal Arts & Other Institutions

      • Quality teaching

      • Some research


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  • Liberal Arts Institutions

  • Quality teaching

  • Some research

Tenure Continuum

The Target

Part 1

Define the Target


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The Target

Part 1

Define the Target

  • An Optimal Strategy

    • Service

      • Do 1/n of department load

      • Do it cheerfully and well

    • Teaching

      • Strive for excellence

      • Don’t try to win awards

    • Research

      • Focus on refereed research

      • Develop a balanced portfolio


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What Things Count

Service

  • Point Count

  • Committees

  • Departmental 0

  • College 0

  • University 0

  • Professional Organizations

  • Officer 1

  • Committees 0

  • Journals

  • Editor 1

  • Advisory/Technical Board 0

  • Reviewer 0


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    What Things Count

    Teaching

    • Point Count

  • Curriculum Duties

  • Curriculum planning 0

  • New course development 0

  • Development of materials 0

  • Advising Duties

  • Undergraduate students 0

  • Graduate students 0

  • Examining Duties

    • Preparation and grading of 0

    • Master’s and Ph.D. exams


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    What Things Count

    Teaching

    • Point Count

  • Teaching Load (Per Semester)

  • Research Universities: 3-6 Hours 0

  • Other Universities/Colleges: 9-12 Hours 0


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    What Things Count

    Research

    • Point Count

    • Refereed Journal Articles 6-10

    • Non-Refereed Journal Articles

      • - Second Level Journals 2

      • - Trade Publications 0

    • Books (Research), Monographs 8

    • Conference Proceedings

      • - Refereed 3

      • - Non-Refereed 1.5

    • Conference Presentations .2

    • Research Contracts/Grants $

    • Supervision of Graduate Students .1


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    Important

    I

    II

    Urgent

    Not Urgent

    III

    IV

    Not Important

    Activity Classification


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    Important

    I

    II

    Quadrant of Necessity

    Quadrant of Quality

    Most Research

    Activities

    Most Teaching

    Activities

    Urgent

    Not Urgent

    III

    IV

    Quadrant of Deception

    Quadrant of Waste

    Many Service

    Activities

    Not Important

    Activity Classification


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    Important

    I

    II

    65-80%

    15%

    20-25%

    25-30%

    Urgent

    Not Urgent

    III

    IV

    15%

    50-60%

    Less than 1%

    2-3%

    Not Important

    Large Type: High performance organizations. Small Type: Normal or average organizations

    Activity Classification


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    Activity Classification

    “Publish or perish” is a proverb that academicians take seriously. If you do not publish your work for the rest of the community to evaluate, then you have no business in academia (and if you don’t already have tenure, you will be banished).

    Michael J. Behe

    Professor of Biochemistry

    Lehigh University


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    Activity Classification

    “Journal articles get you tenure, books get you a chair.”

    Earl Grinols

    Professor of Economics

    University of Illinois


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    Part 3

    Part 3: Establish Your Goals


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    Establish Goals

    Life Goals

    • Specific

    • Written


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    Establish Goals

    Life Goals

    Spiritual

    Family Relationships

    Church

    Ministry

    Work/Career

    Physical

    Financial


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    Establish Goals

    Life Goals

    • Work/Career

    • Research

      • - Long Range

        • To develop a national/international reputation in complex system

        • design using

          • - Digital Simulation Methods

          • - Knowledge Based Systems

        • To develop long term funding support for equipment and RAs

      • - Short Range

        • Refereed journal articles: Two per year

        • National conference presentations: One per year

    • Teaching

      • - Long Range:

        • To develop a university-wide reputation as an excellent teacher

        • To be a mentor for Ph.D. students who study under me

      • - Short Range

        • Teaching evaluations: Above 4.0 in each course

        • Student interaction: To be available to students


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    Part 3

    Part 4: Be Accountable


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    Accountability

    Be Accountable

    • Accountability checklist

    • Accountability partner


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    Accountability Checklist

    Be Accountable

    Work/Career

    9. Are you achieving your research and teaching

    goals?

    10. What is your reputation within the University?

    Nationally?


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    Part 3

    Part 5: Things to Do


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    Acceptable

    Things to Do

    • Specialize

      • - Teaching

      • - Research

    • Manage

    • Organize

    • Evaluate

    • Develop your dossier

      • - Examine recent dossiers

      • - Start gathering NOW


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    Part 3

    Part 6: Things to Avoid


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    Unacceptable

    Things to Avoid

    • Committee work

    • Politics

    • Administration

    • Exploitation


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    Part 3

    Part 7: Assess Your Motives


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    Motives?

    Assess Your Motives

    • Tenure: Your be all, end all goal?

    • or

    • Tenure: Mark of integrated excellence?



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