Teaching Associate


Appointment Details


  • Title: Teaching Associate
  • Job Class Code: 0169
  • Service Period: 3, 6, 9 or 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Teaching Associate appointments are normally instructional positions.
  • Length of Appointment: Quarterly or Annual
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Allowable Earn Types: REG, PDR, E/C, LWO, S/L, MLP, TPS, SUM
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both
  • Promotable: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No
  • Required Approvals: AHR approval not required prior to OPUS entry

New Appointment Details


  • Educational/Experience Requirements: Determined at local level.
  • 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, minimum 1)
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • UW Biography Form, signed
    • Background Check documents, if applicable

Promotion Details


  • Not a promotable title.

Reappointment Details


  • May be reappointed on a quarterly or annual basis.
  • Teaching Associates must be considered and recommended for reappointment each year.
  • There are no limits to the number of reappointments that can be made.
  • Annual appointments must be given 6 months notice.

Separation Details


  • If the faculty member leaves the University prior to the end of their appointment, a resignation letter should be sent to AHR.
  • Separation action needs to be entered in OPUS.