2.3.L. Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Associate Professors

1. Appointment

Appointment to the rank of Associate Professor in the MCL will be considered for those who have demonstrated excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching and scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine.  Written scholarship that advances the field will nearly always be required for appointment to the rank of  Associate Professor.   There should be evidence that candidates have attainedregional recognition for excellence in the overall mix of contributions. There should be evidence that candidates will successfully continue to fill the programmatic need for which the appointment is made and to make meritorious contributions to their discipline and to the School. The intensity of personal contributions to the advancement of clinical medicine will be tempered by the administrative commitments of those with major ongoing leadership roles within the institution.

The term of appointment will generally be for five years.

2. Reappointment

Reappointment to the rank of Associate Professor in the MCL will be considered for those who have demonstrated excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service (if applicable) during their terms of appointment as Associate Professors at Stanford.  Written scholarship that advances the field will nearly always be required for the rank of Associate Professor.  There should be evidence that candidates have attained regional recognition for excellence in the overall mix of contributions. There should be evidence that the candidates will successfully continue to fill the programmatic need for which the appointment is made and to make meritorious contributions to their discipline and to the School. The intensity of personal contributions to the advancement of clinical medicine will be tempered by the administrative commitments of those with major ongoing leadership roles within the institution.

The term of appointment will generally be for five years, renewable (based on fulfillment of the criteria and continuing programmatic need – including budgetary considerations).  There is no limit on the number of reappointments at the rank of Associate Professor.

For the timing of reappointment consideration, see Section 2.3.G.

3. Promotion

Promotion to the rank of Associate Professor in the MCL will be considered for those who have demonstrated excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service (if applicable) during their terms of appointment as Assistant Professors at Stanford.  Written scholarship that advances the field will nearly always be required for the rank of Associate Professor.  There should be evidence that candidates have attained regional recognition for excellence in the overall mix of contributions. There should be evidence that candidates will successfully continue to fill the programmatic need for which the appointment is made and to make meritorious contributions to their discipline and to the School. The intensity of personal contributions to the advancement of clinical medicine will be tempered by the administrative commitments of those with major ongoing leadership roles within the institution.

The term of appointment will be generally for five years, renewable (based on fulfillment of the criteria and continuing programmatic need – including budgetary considerations).  There is no limit on the number of reappointments at the rank of Associate Professor.

For the timing of promotion consideration, see Section 2.3.G.