Academic Personnel

Clinical Professor


Appointment Details


  • Title: Clinical Professor
  • Service Period: 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Clinical non-salaried appointments are courtesy appointments 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 Professors must be a Professor at that institution.
  • Length of Appointment: Annual appointment
  • Eligible for tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Salary Requirements:  If paid, must meet the University minimum. Effort (FTE) should remain below benefits eligibility threshold.
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both
  • Promotable Title: No
  • 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


  • Not a promotable title

Reappointment Details


  • Clinical appointments are annual and must be considered for reappointment each year by the faculty of the unit. There are no limitations to the number of reappointments that can be made.
  • Documentation required is a single PDF including correspondence from the chair/director to the faculty member indicating the reappointment decision including faculty member’s name, title, and term of the appointment as well as the faculty member’s acceptance of the reappointment.

Termination Details