Academic Personnel

APL Professor without Tenure


Appointment Details


  • Title: APL Professor without Tenure
  • Appointment Criteria: Appointment to the rank of APL Professor WOT requires a primary professional staff job in APL controlling the terms of employment.
  • Duration of Appointment: No term limits, this appointment will expire no later than the date the individual separates from the APL professional staff employment.
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: Voting status determined at time of appointment.
  • Salary Requirements: Determined by and paid through APL professional staff job.
  • Eligible for Promotion: N/A
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: Yes
  • Additional Information: A copy of the joint agreement between the responsible administrative unit, APL and the appointing academic unit, and the signed memorandum of understanding that outlines the conditions of the appointment must be included with the appointment packet.

New Appointment Details


  • Educational Requirements: Determined by primary professional staff recruitment.
  • Documentation Required:
    • Chair/Director’s letter to Dean/Chancellor recommending appointment should include:
      • Title
      • Start date
      • Service period
      • Salary
      • Faculty vote
    • Memorandum of Understanding signed by the responsible administrative unit, APL, appointing Dean and candidate
    • Offer letter
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Academic Human Resources Ad Approval Notice
    • Copy of job advertisement from the Chronicle of Higher Education or appropriate print journal
    • Applicant Flow Confirmation Page*
    • Visa documents, if applicable
    • Background Check documents, if applicable**

* The applicant flow report should not be included in hire documentation. Only include the confirmation page.

** Background check documents should be sent directly to pgathens@uw.edu. Do not include background check information in the hire packet.


Termination Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: No
  • Irrespective of the general terms of a WOT professorial appointment, this WOT appointment will expire no later than the date the individual separates from the APL professional staff employment (e.g. resignation, termination, or retirement).