Appointment Criteria: Must be appointed at a minimum of 50% FTE. Appointment to the rank of Associate Professor requires a record of substantial success in both teaching and research. In exceptional cases an outstanding record in one of these activities may be considered sufficient. (Faculty Code Section 24-34A-2)
Email approval from Academic Human Resources must be received by the hiring unit prior to entering the appointment in OPUS. This email approval must be included in the notes section of the PERM.
Promotion to the Professor level is not a function of time in rank nor length of service. Every faculty member below the rank of Professor shall be informed of the opportunity to be considered for promotion. (Faculty Code Section 24-54)
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 24-56A)
The unit should attempt to obtain such a letter with a statement from the faculty member indicating the name and address of next employer.
The unit should forward the resignation letter and Chair/Director/Dean’s letter of acceptance to AHR.