Does the person have an appointment?
Ways to tell — The person has been specifically appointed by their department (through Associate Vice President of Faculty office) to be a part of the university faculty. They will show up in the PeopleSoft Faculty System as TEN (tenured), NTK (not tenured, but on track) or NA (tenure ineligible/auxiliary)
|Use titles of:
Associate Instructor (if mainly teaching)
Research Assoc or Post Doc (if mainly doing research)
(unless a staff classification is most appropriate)
Is the person tenured/tenure-track?
|Yes (the “Regular” faculty)||No (the “Auxiliary” faculty)*|
|Use rank alone as the title:
Professor (generally tenured)
Assoc Professor (may or may not be tenured)
Asst Professor (generally on-track but not yet tenured)
Instructor (on tenure track but has credential to finish
before qualifying as Assistant Professor)
|Use rank plus one of the auxiliary faculty categories)
Mainly teaching? [rank] (LECTURER)
Mainly doing research? RESEARCH [rank]
Visiting the U. temporarily? VISITING [rank]
Part-time has a primary affiliation in a different dept or off-campus.
Instructional faculty primarily in a practice or clinical context?
Being paid? [rank] (CLINICAL)
Not being paid? CLINICAL [rank]*Auxiliary appointments last for 1 year and faculty must be