Academic Personnel

Lecturer Part-Time – Temporary (formerly Lecturer Part-time)


Appointment Details


  • Title: Lecturer Part-Time – Temporary (formerly Lecturer, Part-time)
  • Service Period: 3, 6, 9 or 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Lecturer Part-Time – Temporary is an instructional title that may be conferred on persons who have special instructional roles (Faculty Code Section 24-34 B).
  • Length of Appointment: May be on an annual part-time basis, or quarter-by-quarter up to 100%. Part-time appointment as lecturer is for the period stated in the letter of appointment. (Faculty Code Section 24-41 B).
    • Pursuant to the Provost’s Guidelines for the Appointment of Full-Time and Part-Time Lecturers, if appointed on or after September 16, 2016, and appointment renewal on a quarter to quarter basis leads to the equivalent of an annual appointments at 50% or greater, reappointment is limited to three consecutive academic years.
    • If appointed prior to September 16, 2016, on an annual basis at 50% or greater or on a quarter to quarter basis that has led to the equivalent of annual appointments at 50% or greater, the appointment as Part-time Lecturer cannot be extended beyond the 2018-19 academic year, unless an exception is approved.
  • Eligible for tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum
  • Full-time/Part-time: Part-time
  • Promotable Title: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No

New Appointment Details


  • Education requirements are determined at the local level.
  • A faculty vote is required for appointment. The department faculty, by a majority vote, may delegate to an elected committee of its voting faculty the authority to recommend annual or quarterly appointments without a full faculty vote (Faculty Code Section 24-52 C).
  • Documentation required:
    • Chair/director’s letter to dean/chancellor recommending appointment, including:
      • Faculty vote
      • Title
      • Start date
      • Service period
      • Salary
    • Offer letter
    • At least one letter of recommendation (three preferred)
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Background check documents, if applicable

Promotion Details


  • Not a promotable title

Reappointment Details


  • Renewable appointment – A faculty vote is required for reappointment. The department faculty, by a majority vote, may delegate to an elected committee of its voting faculty the authority to recommend renewal without a full faculty vote (Faculty Code Section 24-53 A).

Termination Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: No
  • A faculty member has a professional obligation to give a written notice of resignation at the earliest possible opportunity. Normally such resignations should be given at least three months prior to the termination date, or within 15 days of notification of terms of a reappointment, whichever occurs later, and should ordinarily become effective at the end of an academic year (Faculty Code Section 24-56 A).
  • The unit should attempt to obtain such a letter (see Faculty Code Section 24-56 B for additional guidance).
  • A letter accepting the resignation should be returned to the faculty member.