X061 Research Assistant Professor new appointment

This level of appointment is an academic appointment for outstanding doctoral level individuals who participate in the research program of a faculty member, and for whom salary support is generally available from research grants and contracts. Advancement requires high quality scientific contributions, increasing peer recognition of high quality scientific accomplishments and participation of research grant support.   Appointees in this category are normally full-time salaried employees. The initial term of appointment can be made up to three years.

Appointment proposal--Advisory review by the BSD Committee on Appointments and Promotions (COAP) is normally not required.  The department will prepare and submit a recommendation for the appointment that is reviewed by OAA for completeness, endorsed by the Dean and submitted to the Provost’s office for approval. The original recommendation should be submitted to OAA. 


_____Updated CV & personal statements MS Word 

_____Up to 5 exemplary scholarly works

_____Chair’s letter to Dean, which should include proposed compensation  MS Word 

_____Signed Attestation of funding availability

_____At least 3 letters of assessment from external or internal referees

_____ Search documentation

  •            ____BSD Search Checklist
  •           ____copy of ad(s) (showing name of publication and date(s) ran)
  •            ____search narrative memo 
  •            ____a printout of the Applicant Log that the website automatically prepares 
  •            ____a printout of the EEO summary report 
  •            ____a printout of the Advertisement Preview

_____ Citizenship form MS Word

_____ Visa documentation: J-1 request ADOBE PDF  including the English Proficiency Checklist (and required documents) or H-1B Processing Request Form ADOBE PDF

_____ Five-point letter if candidate is an M.D.

Post-approval/Payroll—Upon approval of appointment and attending privileges, the department should follow all the Work Day steps to ensure all required forms are uploaded completely and correctly. Work Day Reference Guide.  All required actions must be completed by the WD payroll deadline to guarantee a paycheck at the end of the month.