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Research Faculty

Research Faculty Track Table

Assistant Research Scientist
Kay Charactersitic Requirements
Scholarship Potential for scholarly development, possibly as part of a larger research program.
Record of peer-reviewed publications.
Participation in relevant academic or professional.
Independence Independence not required, but may be developing.
Teaching No formal requirement for teaching.
Service No formal requirement for institutional service.
Associate Research Scientist
Kay Charactersitic Requirements
Scholarship Strong local and growing national scholarly reputation on the basis of research productivity and contributions over several years, possibly as part of a larger research program.
Record of peer-reviewed publications.
Participation in relevant academic or professional meetings.
Independence Independence not required, but may be developing.
Teaching No formal requirement for teaching.
Service No formal requirement for institutional service.
Research Scientist
Kay Charactersitic Requirements
Scholarship Strong national and international scholarly reputation on the basis of sustained research productivity and contributions.
Substantial record of peer-reviewed publications.
Significant, sustained participation in relevant academic or professional meetings.
Independence A record of independent scholarship and funding
Teaching No formal requirement for teaching.
Service No formal requirement for institutional service.

Research Faculty Rank Specific Criteria for Appointment and Promotion to the Research Professor Track

Research Assistant Professor
Kay Charactersitic Requirements
Scholarship Potential for scholarly development at a rate consistent with that of an assistant professor on the tenure track.
Record of peer-reviewed publications in which they are a primary author or co-author.
Participation in relevant academic or professional meetings.
Independence Strong potential for or documented evidence of extramural funding.
Strong potential for development into an independent scholar.
Teaching Evidence of, or the potential for, substantial non-didactic teaching and mentoring of postdoctoral fellows, junior research colleagues, or students at any level within the context of one or more research fields (e.g. laboratory bench science, social science, or other disciplinary setting).
Service Institutional service expected, but not at the level expected for an assistant professor on the tenure track.
Research Associate Professor
Kay Charactersitic Requirements
Scholarship Strong local and national reputation on the basis of research productivity and contributions over several years consistent with that of a tenured associate professor.
Substantial record of peer-reviewed publications.
Significant, substained participation in relevant academic or professional meetings.
Independence Independent scholarships and funding.
Teaching A record of substantial non-didactic teaching and mentoring of postdoctoral fellows, junior research colleagues, or students at any level within the context of one or more research fields (e.g. laboratory bench science, social science, or other disciplinary setting).
Service Institutional service expected, but not at the level expected for a tenured associate professor.
Research Professor
Kay Charactersitic Requirements
Scholarship Exemplary and sustained national and international reputation and achievements equivalent to a tenured professor.
Independence Independent scholarship and independent sustained funding.
Teaching A record of substantial non-didactic teaching and mentoring of postdoctoral fellows, junior research colleagues, or students at any level within the context of one or more research fields (e.g. laboratory bench science, social science, or other disciplinary setting).
Service Institutional service expected, but not at the level expected for a tenured professor.