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. Reappointments can be made for terms of up to five 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. MS Word [A complete letter is required every fifth year at this parenthetical rank. Chair’s letters for other reappointments may be (not must be) short format; see short form for Research Associate (Assistant Professor)]
_____Signed Attestation of funding availability
Post-approval/Payroll—Upon approval of reappointment 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.