Academic Personnel

Visiting Assistant Professor


Appointment Details


  • Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Service Period: 9 or 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Should hold an Assistant Professor title at another institution. This title may be held for a maximum of two years.
  • Length of Appointment: 3 ,6, 9 or 12 months
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: N/A
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum for an Assistant Professor
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both
  • Promotable: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No

New Appointment Details


  • Educational/Experience Requirements: Must have a terminal degree
  • Documentation Required:
    • Chair/Director’s letter, including faculty vote
    • Three Letters of recommendation
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Visa documents, if applicable
    • Background Check documents, if applicable*

** Background check documents should be sent directly to jacksj22@uw.edu. Do not include background check information in the hire packet.


Promotion Details


  • Not promotable

Reappointment Details


  • May be reappointed on a quarterly or annual basis.

Termination Details


  • Appointment for a set period of time. If the faculty member leaves prior to the end of their appointment, a resignation letter should be¬†provided.