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Senior Faculty Specialist


In addition to showing superior ability to administer academic or research programs, as evidenced by successfully discharging responsibilities such as those of the Faculty Specialist, the appointee shall hold a Master’s degree or have at least 3 years full-time experience as a Faculty Specialist (or similar appointment at another institution), or its equivalent. 

Hiring Procedures

If the appointment is actually a promotion to a higher rank within the title series (e.g. Assistant Research Scientist to Associate Research Scientist), the procedures outlined in the unit's Plan of Organization should be followed. This generally includes a vote of tenured and research faculty at higher ranks and often also calls for college-level approval.

The faculty member and academic administrators should complete the appropriate Appointment Agreement.

Appointment Term

Appointments to this rank are typically one to five years and are renewable.