Academic Personnel

Adjunct Assistant Professor


Appointment Details


  • Title: Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Limitations on Appointment: Must hold a primary appointment as an Assistant Professor in another unit at the University.
  • Length of Appointment: Annual
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Promotable: No

New Appointment Details


Documentation Required:

  • Chair/Director’s letter, including faculty vote
  • Chair/Director’s letter from the faculty member’s home unit approving the adjunct appointment
  • Letters of recommendation (three preferred, one minimum)

Promotion Details


  • If promoted in the primary unit, the unit of the adjunct appointment must consider a corresponding promotion or the appointment is ended.

Reappointment Details


  • Adjunct appointments are annual and must be considered for reappointment each year by the faculty of the unit. There are no limitations to the number of reappointments.
  • The documentation required to reappoint an Adjunct Assistant Professor is a letter from the Chair/Director, including the faculty vote, with the Dean/Chancellor’s signed concurrence. Please contact your Dean/Chancellor’s office for any other documentation they may require.

Termination Details


  • A faculty member has a professional obligation to give a written notice of resignation at the earliest possible opportunity (Faculty Code Section 24-56A).
  • Adjunct appointments end at the time of┬átermination.