Academic Personnel

Clinical Assistant Professor


Appointment Details


  • Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Service Period: 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Clinical appointments are normally given to an individual who holds a primary appointment with an outside agency or non-academic unit at the University. If the primary appointment is with another University, Clinical Assistant Professors must be as Assistant Professor at that institution.
  • Length of Appointment: Annual appointment, with indefinite reappointments
  • Eligible for tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Salary Requirements: May receive salary, limited to lessĀ than 50% for 6 months or more. If paid, must meet the University minimum
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both
  • Promotable Title: Yes
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No

New Appointment Details


  • Educational Requirements: Determined at School/College level
  • A faculty vote is required for short term appointments. The unit faculty, by a majority vote, may delegate authority to the Chair/Director to make short term appointments without a full faculty vote.
  • Documentation required:
    • Chair/Director’s letter, including faculty vote
    • Letters of recommendation (three preferred, one minimum)
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Background Check documents, if applicable

Promotion Details


  • Promotion for a clinical appointment is not required in any specific year. When a unit wishes to recommend promotion, the instructions and deadline dates for promotion to Associate Professor should be followed. Each School/College may have additional internal procedures and guidelines for promotion to Clinical Associate Professor.

Reappointment Details


  • Reviewed annually

Termination Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: Not eligible for emeritus status