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Tenure-Track Faculty (Tenure & Promotion)


Research, teaching, and service encompass the primary activities of the faculty of Emory College of Arts and Sciences. Since each of these is essential to the College, each is weighed carefully in all considerations involving appointment, reappointment, promotion, and the granting of tenure.

Tenure & Promotion Process

Please review the Principles & Procedures for Promotion & Tenure, November 2016 revision, and to pay special attention to:

  • Appendix A: Guidelines for Submitting Tenure and Promotion Materials to the College Office
  • Appendix D: Memorandum Regarding the Evaluation of Digital Scholarship for Promotion and Tenure

Tenure Clock Extension

The Office of the Provost is keenly aware that COVID-19 has had significant and differential impacts on faculty success and professional progress. The Emory University Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees has approved a blanket one-year tenure clock extension to all pre-tenure faculty on the tenure track. 

 

This extension recognizes the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on faculty research and teaching and applies to all pre-tenure faculty in Emory College of Arts and Sciences who joined Emory before or in January 2021. It is an opt-out approach whereby we will work with those faculty who would prefer not to receive the extension. This extension will in no way limit faculty from being granted further extensions for other reasons consistent with our current policies. If you have any further questions about this extension or its implications for your particular trajectory, please contact Dean of Faculty Deboleena Roy, dean_of_faculty@emory.edu

 

More information about tenure clock extension policies and tenure clock examples can be found here.

Timeline for Tenure-Track Faculty Cases Being Reviewed during 2021-2022

Promotion to Full Professor Review

January 15, 2021
Department chairs confirm with Office of Faculty lists of faculty who plan to undergo reviews.

February 15, 2021

Vetted list of potential reviewers uploaded by departments to Interfolio.

CV and research summary uploaded by candidate to Interfolio.


April 1, 2021
Scholarly materials and full research statement uploaded by candidate to Interfolio.

August 1, 2021

Remaining required materials uploaded by candidate to Interfolio.


Early Fall 2021
Departments review cases and uploaded departmental letters to Interfolio.

Fall 2021

ECAS T&P Committee reviews cases.

TPAC reviews ECAS cases (university-level review).


Spring 2022
Board of Trustees reviews cases.

Tenure and Pre-Tenure Review

April 1, 2021
Department chairs confirm with Office of Faculty lists of faculty who plan to undergo reviews.

May 1, 2021

Vetted list of potential reviewers uploaded by departments to Interfolio.

CV and research summary uploaded by candidate to Interfolio.


June 15, 2021
Scholarly materials and full research statement uploaded by candidate to Interfolio.

December 1, 2021

Remaining required materials uploaded by candidate to Interfolio.


Early Spring 2022
Departments review cases and uploaded departmental letters to Interfolio.

Spring 2022

ECAS T&P Committee reviews cases.

TPAC reviews ECAS cases (university-level review).

Board of Trustees reviews cases.

Tenure & Promotion Letter Templates

Fillable and customizable templates are provided to assist department chairs in the writing of promotion letters. These templates helps to ensure that the appropriate information included, and is layed out in a consistent format.

Please note that the templates are only intended to provide a starting point for the preparation of a promotion letter.

Pre-Tenure ReviewGuidelinesLetter Template
Promotion to Associate Professor with TenureGuidelinesLetter Template
Promotion to ProfessorGuidelinesLetter Template
Promotion of Long-term Associate Professor to ProfessorGuidelinesLetter Template
Appointment with TenureGuidelinesLetter Template
Last Updated: November 20, 2018