Chapter 7: Instructors

Table of Contents

7.1    Definitions, Resources, Title, Duration of Appointments

7.1.A.    Instructor Role

7.1.B.    Definition of Instructor

7.1.C.    Definition of Instructor (Affiliated)

7.1.D.    Programmatic Need, Position and Resource Allocation

7.1.E.    Identification of Candidates, Diversity Considerations

7.1.F.    Licensure, Medical Staff Membership and Privileges, Malpractice Insurance, and Authorization to Work, Visas for and Employment of Foreign Nationals

  1. Licensure
  2. Medical Staff Membership and Privileges
  3. Malpractice Insurance
  4. Authorization to Work, Visas for and Employment of Foreign Nationals

7.1.G.    Concurrent Appointments

  1. Joint Appointments
  2. Secondary Appointments

7.1.H.    Duration of Appointments

  1. Term Appointments          
  2. Coterminous Appointments                                   

7.1.I.    Offer Letters

7.1.J.    Notifying Instructor Candidates of Appointment Terms

7.1.K.    Resignations

7.1.L.    Terminations and Nonrenewal

7.1.M.    Personnel Files

7.1.N.    Records Retention

7.2    Criteria and Application of Criteria for Appointments and Reappointments

7.2.A.    Criteria

7.2.B.    Proportionality of Contributions

7.2.C.    Application of the Criteria

  1. Standards of Excellence, Acceptable or Unacceptable Performance
  2. Factors in Applying the Criteria
  3. Supplemental Criteria

7.3    Evaluation Processes at the Department and School Levels

7.3.A.    Overview

7.3.B.    Confidentiality

7.3.C.    Role of the Department Chair

7.3.D.    Timing of Evaluations

7.3.E.    Departmental Review

7.3.F.    Review by the Office of Academic Affairs

7.4    Compensation and Benefits

7.4.A.    Compensation

7.4.B.    Benefits

7.4.C.    Housing and Relocation

7.4.D.    Identification Cards and Privileges

7.4.E.    SUNetId

7.5    Absences

7.5.A.    Paid Absences

  1. Paid Sick Leave Law
  2. Time Off with Pay
  3. Paid Conference Leave
  4. Absence Due to Disability
  5. Additional Assistance for Professional Development

7.5.B.    Unpaid Absences

7.6    Other Policies

7.6.A.    Clinical Care Activities and Revenue

7.6.B.    Patent and Copyright

7.6.C.    Data Security

7.6.D.    Conflicts of Interest and Commitment

  1. Applicability of the Stanford University Faculty Policy
  2. Training and Disclosure
  3. Stanford Industry Interactions Policy (SIIP)
  4. Academic Appointment at Another Institution

7.6.E.    Use of Stanford Name or Marks

7.6.F.    Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

7.6.G.    Blood Borne Pathogens

7.6.H.    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

7.6.I.    Sexual Harassment