Salary Requirements: Generally paid on primary appointment. If paid on adjunct appointment, must match primary appointment salary rate.
Competitive Recruitment Required: No
Required Approvals: AHR approval not required prior to OPUS entry, but the paperwork must be in the AHR office at time of entry.
New Appointment Details
Educational/Experience Requirements: Determined for primary appointment
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)
Not a promotable title
Adjunct appointments are annual and must be considered for reappointment each year by the faculty of the department (or undepartmentalized college or school). There are no limitations to the number of reappointments that can be made.
The documentation required to reappoint an Adjunct 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.
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