Senior Lecturer Part-Time (Quarterly)

Appointment Details


  • Title: Senior Lecturer Part-Time (Quarterly)
  • Service Period: Quarterly
  • Limitations on Appointment: Senior Lecturer is an instructional title that may be conferred on those who have special instructional roles and have extensive training, competence, and experience in their discipline (Faculty Code Section 24-34B).
  • Length of Appointment: May be determined quarter-by-quarter up to 100%. Senior lecturer part-time appointments are for the period stated in the appointment letter. (Faculty Code Section 24-41B).
    • According to the Provost’s Guidelines for the Appointment of Full-Time and Part-Time Lecturers, if appointed on or after September 16, 2016, and the quarterly appointment renewal leads to a 50% or greater annual appointment, the quarterly reappointment process is limited to three consecutive years. After those 3 consecutive years the reappointment must occur on an annual or multiple-year 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: Yes
  • Education requirements are determined at the local level.
  • A faculty vote is required for appointment (Faculty Code Section 24-52 C).

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
      • 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


  • Not a promotable title

Reappointment Details



Termination Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: Not eligible
  • 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 (see Faculty Code Section 24-56 B for additional guidance).
  • A letter accepting the resignation should be returned to the faculty member.