Academic Personnel

Senior Lecturer Part-Time


Appointment Details


  • Title: Senior Lecturer Part-Time
  • Service Period: 9 or 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Senior Lecturer is an instructional title that may be conferred on persons who have special instructional roles and who have extensive training, competence, and experience in their discipline (Faculty Code Section 24-34B).
  • Length of Appointment: Must be on an annual or multiple year (1-5 years) part-time basis (minimum 50% FTE). Part-time appointment as senior lecturer is for the period stated in the letter of appointment. (Faculty Code Section 24-41B).
  • Eligible for tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: Yes (Faculty code Section 21-32A).
  • 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
      • 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


  • Not a promotable title

Reappointment Details



Termination Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: Yes, see Senior Lecturer Emeritus
  • 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.