3.3.D. Specific/Supplemental Criteria for Clinical Assistant Professors
1. Appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor
Individuals appointed as Clinical Assistant Professors should have demonstrated exceptional qualities and promise to become outstanding clinicians, teachers, institutional leaders, and/or scholars. If these individuals have not had formal teaching experience, they should have demonstrated a commitment to develop the skills necessary for outstanding teaching. They must have demonstrated excellence or promise of excellence in a combination of clinical performance, teaching, administration and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need upon which the appointment will be based.
The initial term of appointment will generally be for four years.
2. Reappointment as Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Assistant Professors are assessed for reappointment on the basis of their performance and achievements in the areas of clinical care, teaching, administration, and/or scholarship. They may be reappointed based on evidence of progress, high-level performance, and continuing programmatic need. There should be evidence that the candidate will continue to successfully fill the programmatic need for which the reappointment is made and to make meritorious contributions to his or her discipline and to the School.
The term of reappointment will generally be for six years and may be renewed (based on fulfillment of the applicable criteria and subject to continuing programmatic need) for an unlimited number of subsequent terms.
3. Promotion to Clinical Assistant Professor
Promotion to the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor will be considered for those who have demonstrated excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarly activities during their terms of appointment as Clinical Instructor. 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 the discipline and to the School.
The term of appointment for this promotion will generally be for four years.