Academic Personnel

Teaching Associate

Appointment Details

  • Title: Teaching Associate
  • Service Period: 3, 6, 9 or 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Teaching Associate appointments are normally instructional positions.
  • Length of Appointment: Quarterly or Annual
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both
  • Promotable: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No

New Appointment Details

  • Educational/Experience Requirements: Determined at the local level
  • Documentation Required
    • Chair/director’s letter, including faculty vote
    • Letters of recommendation (three preferred, minimum one)
    • Curriculum vitae

Note: OAP is no longer collecting background checks.

Promotion Details

  • Not a promotable title.

Reappointment Details

  • May be reappointed on a quarterly or annual basis.
  • Teaching Associates must be considered and recommended for reappointment each year.
  • There are no limits to the number of reappointments that can be made.
  • Annual appointments must be given 6 months notice.

Termination Details

  • If the faculty member leaves the University prior to the end of their appointment, a resignation letter should be provided.