Cherry Blossoms

Reappointments summary table

Dean's Office contact: Ivy Mason-Sharrah

The only members of the faculty who hold continuing appointments with no term limits are Associate Professors, Associate Professors WOT, Professors, Professors WOT, and emeritus faculty. All other titles must be reappointed according to the schedule below.

Title or type of appointment  Term of appointment  When reappointment decision is required by Handbook When recommendation is due in Dean's Office (see Calendar) & appropriate submission process
Acting appointment 1 year or less Initial year: 3 months before expiration of appointment February – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Second & subsequent years: 6 months before expiration of appointment November – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Adjunct appointment 1 year In a timely manner February – submit to College via spreadsheet
Affiliate appointment 1 year In a timely manner February – submit to College via spreadsheet
Assistant Professor
(including WOT and Research titles)
3 years
*Not to exceed 7 years full-time (or 8 years if postponed)
Initial 3-year appt: Spring Quarter of second year May – submit via Interfolio assistant professor reappointment process
Second 3-year appt: promotion decision made during sixth (or last) year October – submit via Interfolio promotion process
Clinical appointment 1 year In a timely manner February – submit to College via spreadsheet
Lecturers (all ranks and time types) – competitively recruited 1-5 years If initial appointment is one year: 3 months before expiration of appointment February – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Longer terms, second & subsequent years: 6 months before expiration of appointment November – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Lecturers, temporary, full- or part-time – annual appointment 1 year
*Not to exceed 3 consecutive years averaging 50% FTE or more each year
If initial appointment: 3 months before expiration of appointment February – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Second & subsequent years: 6 months before expiration of appointment November – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Lecturers, temporary, full- or part-time – quarterly appointment 1 quarter
*Not to exceed 3 consecutive years averaging 50% FTE or more each year
In a timely manner None required – submit directly via Workday a minimum of 30 days before end date
Postdoctoral Scholar 1-5 years
*Not to exceed 5 years of combined postdoctoral scholar experience
In a timely manner None required – submit directly via Workday a minimum of 30 days before end date
Research Assistant Professor – annual or without salary
(for regular appointments, see the Assistant professor details)
1 year If initial appointment is one year: 3 months before expiration of appointment February – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Second & subsequent years: 6 months before expiration of appointment November – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Research Associate Professor 1-5 years 6 months before expiration of appointment November – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Research Professor 1-5 years 7 months before expiration of appointment November – submit via Interfolio reappointment process
Teaching Associate 1 year or less In a timely manner None required – submit directly via Workday a minimum of 30 days before end date