Regular faculty appointments vary across four categories: rank, career track with respective pathway or domains (choose 2), basis, and tenure status. For descriptions of the qualifications that must be met for appointment or promotion to the various faculty ranks, visit the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs web page.
Appointment Actions for Regular Faculty
A guide to the steps of the recruitment process with information on; Pre-Search Process: Opening a Faculty Search, Conducting the Search, Soliciting Reference Letters, Pre-Approval of the Offer Letter, Sending the Offer Letter
- Initial Appointment
Overview of the faculty and medical staff appointment processes
- Faculty Appointment Checklist
The checklist compiles the information required for all faculty appointments and helps you determine which items are necessary for your specific appointment
- Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE)
A guide to the FPPE process
- Promotion & Tenure
Summary of promotion and tenure processand requirements.
- Departure Information
Departure information includes: leave of absence, termination, retirement and emeritus information
Northwestern University's guide for new members of the faculty