​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Overview

​This page provides an overview of faculty classifications, appointment, reappointment, promotion, tenure, and post-tenure review processes. The table below provides a quick reference to faculty rank and classification. Detailed information is provided further down in this section.

​​​Classification, Rank, and Appointment Type​​

Clinica​l Scholar​​​

Description:
Appropriate for the clinician employed by CMU or CMU Partners who is engaged in UGME and/or GME, research, and/or administration on behalf of The College of Medicine

Ranks:
Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor

Appointment Type:
Tenure- Track Tenure
Non-Tenure Track

Research Scholar

Description:
Appropriate for the foundational scientist whose principal activity is research

Ranks:
Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor

Appointment Type:
Tenure- Track Tenure
Non-Tenure Track

Education Scholar

Description:
Appropriate for the non-clinician whose principal activity is medical education

Ranks:
Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor

Appointment Type:
Tenure- Track Tenure
Non-Tenure Track

​​​​Community Educator

Description:
Appropriate for the educational or clinical individual that is not employed by CMU or CMU Partners who is engaged in UGME and/or GME on behalf of the College of Medicine

Ranks:
(Clinical) Professor
Associate (Clinical) Professor
Assistant (Clinical) Professor
Instructor
Clinical Instructor
Clinical Educator​​

Appointment Type:​
Community Educator

​​​​Medical Faculty Resources​​​

Appointment Manual​
College of Medicine Faculty Employment
Discipline Chair RPT Guidelines​​
Bylaws​
Medical Faculty Handbook​​​
Medical Faculty Salary Program​​

​​​​Initial Appointment Applications

Community Educator Faculty Appointment Application

​​​​​Application Materials for Reappointment, Promotion, Tenure​​​

2016-2017​ Personnel Considerations Calendar
Reappointment, Promotion, Tenure Instructions
CMED Checklist for Reappointment, Promotion, Tenure
Sample Portfolio​
CV Guidelines​​
Candidate Cover Letter Sample​​​