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Principal Agent Associate


In addition to the qualifications of the Senior Agent Associate, appointees shall show evidence of excellence in establishing and expanding successful UME programs through mentoring, scholarship, and service. An earned PhD or five years’ full-time experience as a Senior Agent Associate will be a normal minimum requirement for appointment at this rank. 

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 are typically made as five-year contracts. Appointments for additional five-year terms can be renewed as early as the third year of any given five-year contract.