Senior Lecturer Full-Time


Appointment Details

  • Title: Senior Lecturer, Full-time
  • Job Class Code: 0117
  • Service Period: 9 or 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Senior Lecturer is an instructional title that may be conferred on persons who have special instructional roles and who have extensive training, competence, and experience in their discipline (Faculty Code Section 24-34 B).
  • Length of Appointment: May be on an annual or multiple year basis (1-5 years).
  • Eligible for tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: Yes (Faculty Code Section 21-32 A)
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum
  • Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
  • Promotable Title: Yes
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: Yes
  • Required Approvals: Academic Human Resources (AHR) approval required for appointment entry.

New Appointment Details

  • Education requirements are determined at the local level.
  • A faculty vote is required for appointment (Faculty Code Section 24-52 C).
  • Documentation required:
  • Senior Lecturer, Full-time appointments are subject to UW Board of Regents approval.
  • Original chair/director’s letter to dean/chancellor recommending appointment including faculty vote
  • Original dean/chancellor’s letter to the provost recommending appointment, including:
    • Faculty vote
    • Title
    • Start date and service period
    • Salary
  • Original offer letter
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • UW Biography Form, signed
  • Visa documents, if applicable
  • Background check documents, if applicable
  • AHR ad approval notice
  • Applicant flow confirmation page
  • Copy of job advertisement

Promotion Details



Reappointment Details

  • Renewable appointment – A faculty vote is required for reappointment (Faculty Code Section 24-53 A).
  • The reappointment decision must be made no later than the last year of appointment. If the decision is made in the final year of the appointment, it must be completed six months (or in the case of an initial annual appointment, three months) before the appointment expiration date. Units must inform the faculty member in writing of the decision (Faculty Code Section 24-41 B).

Separation Details

  • Emeritus Eligibility: Yes, see Senior Lecturer Emeritus
  • 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.
  • Separation action must be processed.