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Faculty Review Procedures & Calendar

CAV (Careerline, Research, Lecturer, Adjunct, & Visiting) Faculty Appointment Process

List of current CAV (Careerline, Research, Lecturer, and Adjunct, & Visiting) Faculty

December: Request for materials is sent out for coming year.

February 15: Materials due.

March: Vote takes place at the March faculty meeting. In advance of the meeting, all voting faculty should review the submitted documention found in the Ubox folder "GG Non-Tenureline Annual Appts".

If you have a new candidate you would like to have appointed to a research, lecturer, adjunct, or visiting faculty position for this coming year 7/1-6/30), please do them now. It is much, much, MUCH easier to do them now with a July 1 start date, than to do them mid-year.

Add their name to the top of the list in the Google Sheet (URL above). In the "Action" column, type in "NH" for New Hire.

Then, secure the below documents and email them directly to me.

Search Process for Career-line Positions (.5 FTE and Above) – Academic Affairs (utah.edu)

(1) Provide the faculty member's current CV.

(2) Secure 2-3 external (not from the U of U) letters of recommendation (2 if adjunct, 3 if career-line/research/lecturer or visiting).

(3) Prepare your nomination letter for the appointment. The letter must include separate paragraphs addressing each of the following:

A. That it is for a one-year (7/1-6/30) appointment and the specific duties of that appointment (for example: will they teach a certain class during a certain semester).

B. The benefit to the department, college and university of the proposed appointment.

C. The potential contribution to campus equity and diversity of the potential appointment.

D. The likelihood of finding a better or similarly-qualified candidate if a search was conducted.

E. If they will be paid or unpaid. If paid, explain the sources of funding.

If you have a new candidate you would like to have appointed to a research, lecturer, adjunct, or visiting faculty position for this coming year 7/1-6/30), please do them now. It is much, much, MUCH easier to do them now with a July 1 start date, than to do them mid-year.

Add their name to the top of the list in the Google Sheet (URL above). In the "Action" column, type in "NH" for New Hire.

Then, secure the below documents and email them directly to me.

Search Process for Career-line Positions (.5 FTE and Above) – Academic Affairs (utah.edu)

(1) Provide the faculty member's current CV.

(2) Secure 2-3 external (not from the U of U) letters of recommendation (2 if adjunct, 3 if career-line/research/lecturer or visiting).

(3) Prepare your nomination letter for the appointment. The letter must include separate paragraphs addressing each of the following:

A. That it is for a one-year (7/1-6/30) appointment and the specific duties of that appointment (for example: will they teach a certain class during a certain semester).

B. The benefit to the department, college and university of the proposed appointment.

C. The potential contribution to campus equity and diversity of the potential appointment.

D. The likelihood of finding a better or similarly-qualified candidate if a search was conducted.

E. If they will be paid or unpaid. If paid, explain the sources of funding.

F. If they will require an office space in FASB.

TBA

TBA

Please reach out the existing faculty members you are sponsoring to ask them if they would like to be reappointed. If they DO wish to be re-appointed, please secure the below documents

(1) Provide the faculty member's current CV.

(2) Prepare your nomination letter for the appointment.

Upload these documents directly into the Ubox folder.

To request consideration for a promotion, Google Sheet (URL above). In the "Action" column, type in "P" for Promotion.

Then, secure the below documents and email them directly to me.

(1) Provide the faculty member's current CV (with updated publication list).

(2) Secure 3 external (not from the U of U) letters of recommendation.

(3) A copy of all teaching evaluations obtained for classes taught since the candidate's last review. (You may request these via EMAIL.

(4) any other material the candidate considers important.

(3) Prepare your promotion letter, which should include:

A. Data needed:(i) Evaluation of research record. The effectiveness of a research faculty member as a researcher will be assessed by the Career-line, Adjunct, and Visiting Faculty Members, and Other Instructional Personnel Review Committee. Data may include items enumerated in H2a, above. For annual reviews consideration of one or two items listed in H.2 will suffice, but for a major review, all items in H.2 will be utilized.

(ii) Evaluation of Other Professional Achievements Related to research and of the Service Record. The quality and magnitude of a faculty member's professional achievements, administrative contributions, and public service will be assessed by the Departmental Faculty Appointments Advisory Committee in consultation with the department chair, other department members, and other individuals as appropriate.

B. Criteria for evaluation include:

(i) Achievements as a Researcher. Criteria for judging achievements of a Career-line, Adjunct, and Visiting Faculty Members, and Other Instructional Personnel member as a researcher will be the same as those adopted for evaluating research by tenure-line faculty in each department. These will normally include: quality of research contributions published in professional journals of high reputation; timeliness of reporting research results to funding agencies where required; regularity of dissemination of research results through publication of papers in professional journals.

(ii) Other Professional Achievements Related to Research, such as: special honors or awards earned by the faculty member specifically for research-related activities; development and initiation of new research directions; special recognition of a publication emanating from research; obtaining grants from internal or external sources to enhance research at the University; participation in workshops or conferences devoted principally to research in the faculty member's area of expertise, and teaching of an undergraduate or graduate course in the faculty member's area of expertise.

(iii) Professional Contributions to the Administration and Governance of the Department and University, such as: service on University, College or Departmental governance committees; participation in special activities promoting the visibility of the department; participation on ad hoc committees or working groups established to examine matters that arise in governance from time to time.

TBA

TBA

Please reach out the existing adjunct, research, lecturer, or visiting faculty members you are sponsoring to ask them if they would like to be reappointed. If they do NOT wish to be re-appointed, type in "NR" (No Reappointment) in the "Action" column in the Google Sheet (URL above).

 

Annual Faculty Reviews (Academic & Research Faculty)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RPT (Academic Faculty)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 Year Review (Academic & Research Faculty)

 

 

 

 

 

 
Last Updated: 12/8/21