Academic Personnel

ROTC Assistant Professor without Tenure


Appointment Details


  • Title: ROTC Assistant Professor without Tenure
  • Service Period: 12 months
  • Appointment Criteria: Must be appointed at a minimum of 50%. Appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor requires a demonstration of teaching and research ability and requires completion of professional training (Faculty Code Section 24-34A-1).
  • Duration of Appointment: Indefinite
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
    •  Faculty appointed WOT do not hold tenure because all or part of his/her annual University-administered salary is derived from sources other than regularly appropriated state funds. Except for this distinction, WOT faculty members have the same rights, responsibilities, and obligations as tenure-track and tenured faculty members at those ranks. (Faculty Code Section 24-40B)
  • Voting Rights: Yes, with 50% or more appointment. (Faculty Code Section 21-32A)
  • Salary Floors: Must meet University minimum.
  • Eligible for Promotion: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: Yes
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both. Minimum appointment is 50%. The percentage of appointment must be clearly documented at the time of hire.
  • Educational Requirements: Must have a terminal degree

New Appointment Details


  • Documentation Required:
    • Offer letter (separate PDF)
    • Chair/director’s letter to dean/chancellor recommending appointment including:
      • Faculty vote
      • Rank and title
      • Start date
      • Service period (either 9 or 12 months)*
      • Monthly rate of pay*
      • Appointment (FTE) percent
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Copy of online job advertisement from the Chronicle of Higher Education or appropriate print journal

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


Promotion Details


  • N/A

Reappointment Details


  • N/A

Termination Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: N/A
  • 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).