Recruitment Process

The recruitment of non-tenure track faculty will be administered by the dean's office of the respective school/college. 

Full-time Instructors, Senior Instructors, Principal Instructors, Scholars-in-Residence, and Artists-in-Residence:

Once a candidate has been selected for a position, the dean's faculty liaison, in consultation with the academic unit, will prepare the appropriate offer letter in draft form. The liaison will email the draft letter of offer to the Office of Faculty Affairs at for review, corrections, changes, and approval. The draft letter should be resubmitted if additional language or terms are inserted or materially altered after the review is underway. As part of the review process, the Office of Faculty Affairs may contact the dean's faculty liaison with questions or comments about the letter of offer. 

Once the draft offer letter has been approved by the Office of Faculty Affairs, the dean's faculty liaison will submit the required offer letter package materials. Please note that the package materials differ slightly for full-time, non-tenure-track faculty new hires and reappointments:

Full-time, non-tenure-track faculty new hires:

Full-time, non-tenure-track faculty reappointments:

  • Signed Letter of Offer 
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Letter of Recommendation (1)

Part-time Instructors, Senior Instructors, Principal Instructors, Scholars-in-Residence, and Artists-in-Residence,
Part-time and Full-time Lecturers, Adjuncts, Adjoints:

The letter of offer process for these part-time positions is managed entirely within the dean's office for the appointments. Please consult with the specific school/college dean’s office for policy and procedural guidance. Offer letters for these appointments should be maintained within the faculty personnel files for the school/college.