Adjunct Assistant Professor


Appointment Details


  • Title: Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Job Class Code: 0153
  • Service Period: 9 or 12 months
  • 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
  • Allowable Earn Types: WOS, REG
  • Salary Requirements: Generally paid on primary appointment. If paid on adjunct appointment, must match primary appointment salary rate
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both
  • Promotable: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No
  • Required Approvals: AHR approval not required prior to OPUS entry. Paperwork must be received by AHR before entry

New Appointment Details


  • Educational/Experience Requirements: Determined for primary appointment.
  • Documentation Required:
    • Dean/Chancellor’s letter, or concurrence on Chair/Director’s letter
    • 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 (3 preferred, 1 minimum)

Promotion Details


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

Separation Details


  • When a faculty member decides to resign their Adjunct appointment, a resignation letter should be sent to AHR
  • Appointment should be ended in OPUS
  • Adjunct appointments end at the time of retirement or separation