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Rank, Tenure & Promotion

Appendix

Eligibility for Advancement and Promotion Table

Rank Step Years at Step
Assistant Professor 1
2
3
2
2
3
Associate Professor 1
2
3
2
2
4
Professor 1
2
3
3
3
N/A
Distinguished Professor N/A
Notes:
  1. The rank, step and year of initial placement become the basis for eligibility for advancement and promotion.
  2. Candidates eligible for advancement or promotion during their first year of employment are evaluated in their second year, and if granted the advancement or promotion are credited a year of service at the new step or rank.

Initial Placement Table

Rank Step Years of Experience
Assistant Professor 1
2
3
0, 1
2, 3
4, 5, 6
Associate Professor 1
2
3
7, 8
9, 10
11, 12, 13, 14
Professor 1
2
3
15, 16, 17
18, 19, 20
21+
Distinguished Professor Distinguished Contribution
Notes:
  1. All Candidates must possess an earned doctorate.
  2. Initial placement is determined by years of experience and scholarly accomplishments according to the Rank, Tenure and Promotion Manual; and is specified according to rank, step and years within step.
  3. The dean may appoint individuals with outstanding accomplishments to the rank of Distinguished Professor.

Initial Placement Form

Instructions:
Translate information from your background into the specific categories below. Be brief and to the point, but thorough. This form is also available in computer format. Please contact the Dean's Office if you wish to use a computer to complete this form.

  1. Education Sumary
    Summarize your education, listing each school and dates attended, degrees conferred, major, and date on which you received your degree. Begin with the most recent, and skip a line between entries.

    Example: Education Sumary

    Pepperdine University 9/90 - 5/95 Doctor of Psychology, Psy. D. May, 1995

    Education Sumary

    University Dates Attended Degree(s) Conferred Date Degree(s) Conferred
           
           
           
           
  2. Employment Summary
    Please respond by translating your post-doctoral employment history into specific academic year blocks. It is important to indicate the number of hours per week formally required by each position. (As a rule: 40 hours = full time, 20 hours = half-time, etc.). For courses taught, indicate the number of units and either semester, trimester, or quarter system. Proceed in reverse chronological order, beginning with the most recent academic year and be specific in your description of duties.

    Example: Empolyment after obtaining doctorate

    1998 - 1999 Pepperdine University Faculty 9/98 to 9/99 FT Taught 24 trimester units

    Employment after obtaining Doctorate

    Year Position Dates F/T or P/T Duties
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
  3. IF APPLICABLE, PLEASE NOTE ANY OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS, SUCH AS MERITORIOUS PROMOTIONS, RECOGNITIONS, AWARDS, AND SIGNIFICANT FELLOWSHIPS.
  4. PLEASE ATTACH YOUR RESUME AND ANY OTHER MATERIAL THAT MIGHT BE OF INTEREST TO THIS COMMITTEE.

Thank you,
Rank, Tenure and Promotion Committee

Forms Related to Promotion and Tenure

  1. Faculty Data Form
  2. Five Year Evaluation of Tenured Faculty
  3. Peer Evaluation Form
  4. Supervisor's Evaluation Form
  5. Committee Member's Evaluation Form
  6. Flowchart of Rank, Tenure, and Promotion Process

Provost Policy Statements

  1. Code of Ethics Policy
  2. Faculty Notice and Comment
  3. Policies Governing Faculty Research