Academic Personnel

May 28, 2020

New J Visa Request Form Coming June 1, 2020

The Office of Academic Personnel (OAP) is pleased to announce that we’ve built an enhanced J visa request form, which is more user-friendly and allows for more efficient review. This form will go live June 1, 2020. Here are a few of the highlights! Ability to see summary information about previous requests including request number,…


May 14, 2020

COVID-19 and Interfolio

OAP has developed a few new features in UW Interfolio Faculty Search system to help units track the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on recruitment efforts. New Position Statuses Two new position status options – “Search Delayed – COVID-19” and “Search Cancelled – COVID-19” – are accessible via the Status drop-down menu near the top…


May 7, 2020

UW Establishes New Professorial Teaching Track

Overview In April, the University of Washington’s voting-eligible faculty approved legislation to amend the UW Faculty Code and establish a new professorial teaching track. Select UW lecturers, senior lecturers, and principal lecturers who meet specific eligibility criteria set forth in the approved legislation will convert to assistant teaching professor, associate teaching professor, and teaching professor…


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