Visiting Professor


Appointment Details


  • Title: Visiting Professor
  • Job Class Code: 0131
  • Service Period: 9 or 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Should be a Professor at another institution. This title can be held for a maximum of two years.
  • Length of Appointment: 3,6,9,12
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: N/A
  • Allowable Earn Types: REG, PDR, S/L, E/C, SUM, TPS, ENS, WOS
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum for full Professor
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both
  • Promotable: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No
  • Required Approvals: AHR approval required prior to OPUS entry

New Appointment Details


  • Educational/Experience Requirements: Must have a terminal degree
  • Documentation Required:
    • Dean’s letter, or concurrence on Chair’s letter
    • Chair’s letter, including faculty vote
    • 3 Letters of recommendation
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • UW Biography Form, signed
    • VISA documents, if applicable
    • Background Check documents, if applicable

Promotion Details


  • Not a promotable title

Reappointment Details


  • May be reappointed on a quarterly or annual basis.

Separation Details


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