Appointment Details


  • Title: Lecturer Part-Time – Temporary (formerly Lecturer, Part-time)
  • Service Period: 9 or 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Lecturer Part-Time – Temporary is an instructional title that may be conferred on persons who have special instructional roles (Faculty Code Section 24-34 B).
  • Length of Appointment: May be on an annual part-time basis, or quarterly up to 100%. Part-time lecturer appointment is for the period stated in the offer letter. (Faculty Code Section 24-41 B).
    • Pursuant to the Provost’s Guidelines for the Appointment of Full-Time and Part-Time Lecturers, if appointed and renewed on a quarterly basis to the equivalent of an annual appointments at 50% or greater, reappointment is limited to 3 consecutive academic years.
    • If appointed on a quarterly basis can be appointed at 50% or greater, but the appointment cannot be 50% or greater on an annual basis
  • Eligible for tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum
  • Full-time/Part-time: Part-time
  • Promotable Title: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No
  • Education requirements are determined at the local level.
  • A faculty vote is required for appointment. The department faculty, by a majority vote, may delegate to an elected committee of its voting faculty the authority to recommend annual or quarterly appointments without a full faculty vote (Faculty Code Section 24-52 C).

New Appointment Details


  • Documentation Required:

PDF 1

  • Offer letter

PDF 2

  • Chair/director’s letter to dean/chancellor recommending appointment including:
    • Faculty vote
    • Rank and title
    • Start date
    • Monthly rate of pay*
    • Appointment (FTE) percent
  • At least one letter of recommendation (three preferred)
  • Curriculum vitae

PDF 3

*Could appear in offer letter
Note: OAP is no longer collecting background checks.


Promotion Details


  • Not a promotable title

Reappointment Details


  • Renewable appointment – A faculty vote is required for reappointment. The department faculty, by a majority vote, may delegate to an elected committee of its voting faculty the authority to recommend renewal without a full faculty vote (Faculty Code Section 24-53 A).

Termination Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: No
  • 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 24-56 A).
  • The unit should attempt to obtain such a letter (see Faculty Code Section 24-56 B for additional guidance).
  • A letter accepting the resignation should be returned to the faculty member.