Acting Assistant Professor – temporary


Appointment Details


  • Title: Acting Assistant Professor – temporary
  • Job Class Code: 0125
  • Service Period: 9 or 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor requires outstanding, mature scholarship as evidenced by accomplishments in teaching, and in research as evaluated in terms of national recognition
  • Length of Appointment: Annual appointment. Limited to 4 years in any one acting title. 6 years total combined acting titles
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Earn types: REG, SUM, PDR, WOS, LWO, S/L, E/C, TPS, ADS, ENS, MLP
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum
  • Full-time/Part-time: Faculty may be appointed to professorial ranks on less than full-time basis. The percentage of appointment must be clearly documented at the time of hire
  • Promotable: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: A competitive recruitment will be required in order to transition into the assistant professor title

New Appointment Details


  • Educational Requirements: Must have a terminal degree
  • Documentation Required:
    • Original Dean/Chancellor’s letter to President recommending appointment should include:
      • Title
      • start date and service period
      • salary
    • Original Chair/Director’s letter to Dean/Chancellor recommending appointment should include:
      • Faculty vote
    • Original offer letter
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • UW Biography Form, signed
    • Visa documents, if applicable

Promotion Details


  • Not a promotable title

Separation 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
  • The unit should attempt to obtain such a letter with a statement from the faculty member indicating the name and address of next employer
  • Separation action needs to be entered in OPUS.