Dean's Office contact: Ivy Mason

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)

Any temporary appointment

Full-time or part-time: 1 year or less

No consideration needed if term of appt was stated in appt letter

None required

Any part-time appointment

1 year or less

Consideration required only for a state-funded line position

November

Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

Principal Lecturer

Artist

Senior Artist

Full-time: 1 year

Initial year: 3 months before expiration of appt (March 15 or 31)

February

Second & subsequent years: 6 months before expiration of appt (December 15 or 31)

November

Teaching Associate

Full-time or part-time: 1 year or less

In a timely manner

November

Adjunct appointment

Affiliate appointment

Clinical appointment

Full-time or part-time: 1 year or less

In a timely manner

February

Research Associate Professor

Research Professor

Full-time: 1-5 years

6 months before expiration of appt

November

Acting appointment

Research Assistant Professor without salary

Full-time: 1 year or less

Initial year: 3 months before expiration of appt

February

Second & subsequent years: 6 months before expiration of appt

November

Research Associate

Full-time or part-time: 1-3 years

A&S limits: 2 years for UW grads, 3 years for other grads

Unit review required in last year of appt

None required

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor WOT

Research Assistant Professor with salary

Full-time: 3 years

Not to exceed 7 years full-time (or 8 years if postponed)

Initial 3-year appt: Spring Quarter of second year

May

Second 3-year appt: promotion decision made during sixth (or last) year

October

 NOTE: Full Professor, Associate Professor, and Emeritus appointments are permanent and require no reappointment.