360 Evaluation for Principal Investigators Leading Research Groups

The 360 evaluation process is carried out at years 2 and 5 of the assistant professor’s appointment in order to receive input from trainees, peers and staff about their interpersonal and mentoring performance. The process is considered primarily developmental; i.e., to assist in identifying strengths and developing goals for improvement; but it serves an evaluative purpose as the reports are included in the reappointment and promotion file.  This 360 evaluation focuses on management and leadership skills in five domains:  

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Expectations, Goal-Setting, and Feedback
  • Professionalism and Ethical Conduct*
  • Wellness and Well-Being
  • Career and Professional Development of Others

*Focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and culture is included under Professionalism and Ethical Conduct.