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INSTRUCTOR (probationary appointment/tenure track)
Tenure will not be granted while person holds this rank; ABD or lacks only defense or
official conferring of appropriate degree
Duties: Teaching; Research/Creative Activities; Service
 
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (probationary appointment/tenure track)
Appropriate terminal degree in field
Duties: Teaching; Research/Creative Activities; Service

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (probationary appointment/tenure track)
Appropriate terminal degree in field
Duties: Teaching; Research/Creative Activities; Service

PROFESSOR (probationary appointment/tenure track)
Appropriate terminal degree in field
Duties: Teaching; Research/Creative Activities; Service

LECTURER I (does not earn tenure)
Master's degree; occasionally only a baccalaureate degree in certain
fields plus appropriate experience
Duties: Teaching

LECTURER II (does not earn tenure)
Master's degree and meritorious service in rank of Lecturer I for at least four years
Duties: Teaching

SENIOR LECTURER (does not earn tenure)
Master's degree and meritorious service in rank of Lecturer II for at least four years
Duties: Teaching

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR (does not earn tenure)
Normally a Master's degree; occasionally a baccalaureate degree plus appropriate experience;
entry level appointment in fields such as Dental Hygiene, Nutrition, Nursing,
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and other clinical areas
Duties: Clinical/Laboratory Teaching

ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR (does not earn tenure)
Master's degree and significant experience
Duties: Clinical/Laboratory Teaching

ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR (does not earn tenure)
Doctoral degree preferred and/or significant experience
Duties: Clinical/Laboratory Teaching

CLINICAL PROFESSOR (does not earn tenure)
Doctoral degree preferred and significant experience
Duties: Clinical/Laboratory Teaching

ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSOR (does not earn tenure)
Doctoral degree; entry level appointment for a person whose principal assignment is research
Duties: Research

ASSOCIATE RESEARCH PROFESSOR (does not earn tenure)
Doctoral degree plus at least five to seven years' experience, principally in research
Duties: Research

RESEARCH PROFESSOR (does not earn tenure)
Doctoral degree plus at least eight to ten years' experience, principally in research
Duties: Research

VISITING SERIES: Persons holding appropriate degrees and with experience for titles in the
Professorial Series who are hired for short term, nonrenewable terms to replace faculty or faculty on leave to enrich academic programs

ASSISTANT VISITING PROFESSOR (does not earn tenure)
Appropriate terminal degree
Duties: Teaching or research

ASSOCIATE VISITING PROFESSOR (does not earn tenure)
Appropriate terminal degree plus at least five years' experience
Duties: Teaching or research

VISITING PROFESSOR (does not earn tenure)
Appropriate terminal degree plus at least eight years' experience
Duties: Teaching or research

ADJUNCT FACULTY (does not earn tenure)
Adjunct Instructor (at least Master's degree)
Assistant Adjunct Professor (appropriate terminal degree and at least three years' teaching experience)
Associate Adjunct Professor (appropriate terminal degree and at least five years' teaching experience)
Adjunct Professor (appropriate terminal degree and at least eight years' teaching experience)
Duties: Teaching

CLINICAL ADJUNCT FACULTY (does not earn tenure)
Same as above for part-time and full-time faculty whose training and/or assignment warrant "Clinical" prefix

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE (does not earn tenure)
Special category with qualifications and duties described by the discipline when the position is requested

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