Clinical Assistant Professor


Appointment Details


  • Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Job Class Code: 0163
  • Service Period: 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Clinical appointments are normally given to an individual who holds a primary appointment with an outside agency or non-academic unit at the University. If the primary appointment is with another University, Clinical Assistant Professors must be as Assistant Professor at that institution.
  • Length of Appointment: Annual appointment, with indefinite reappointments
  • Eligible for tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Earn Types allowed: C/A, REG, ECH, E/C
  • Salary Requirements: May receive salary. If paid, must meet University minimum.
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both
  • Promotable Title: Yes
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No
  • Required Approvals: AHR approval not required prior to OPUS entry.

New Appointment Details


  • Educational Requirements: Determined at School/College level
  • A faculty vote is required for short term appointments. The unit faculty, by a majority vote, may delegate authority to the Chair/Director to make short term appointments without a full faculty vote.
  • Documentation required:
    • Dean/Chancellor’s letter, or concurrence on Chair/Director’s letter
    • Chair/Director’s letter, including faculty vote
    • Letters of recommendation (3 preferred, 1 minimum)
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • UW Biography Form, signed
    • Background Check documents, if applicable

Promotion Details


  • Promotion for a clinical appointment is not required in any specific year. When a unit wishes to recommend promotion, the instructions and deadline dates for promotion to Associate Professor should be followed. Each School/College may have additional internal procedures and guidelines for promotion to Clinical Associate Professor.

Reappointment Details


  • Reviewed annually, AHR receives copy of letter.

Separation Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: Not eligible for emeritus status
  • Separation action needs to be entered in OPUS.