Academic Personnel

ROTC Associate Professor without Tenure


Appointment Details


  • Title: ROTC Associate Professor without Tenure
  • Service Period: 12 months
  • Appointment Criteria: Must be appointed at a minimum of 50%. Appointment to the rank of Associate Professor requires a record of substantial success in both teaching and research. In exceptional cases an outstanding record in one of these activities may be considered sufficient. (Faculty Code Section 24-34A-2)
  • Duration of Appointment: Indefinite
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: Yes, with 50% or more appointment. (Faculty Code Section 21-32A)
  • Salary Floors: Must meet University minimum.
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both. Minimum appointment is 50%. The percentage of appointment must be clearly documented at the time of hire.
  • Eligible for Promotion: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: Yes
  • 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

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 24-56A)
  • The unit should attempt to obtain such a letter with a statement from the faculty member indicating the name and address of next employer.