University of Iowa

Checklist for Non-Tenure/Non-Clinical Faculty Appointments

  Adjunct Clinical Visiting Instructor Lecturer Associate Asst in Inst.
Definition primary position elsewhere;
supplements regular instruction,
clinical, research or service activities
primary position elsewhere; provides oversight and teaching in clinical setting primary position at another institution; provides teaching or research expertise individual will earn title of Assistant Professor upon imminent completion of Ph.D provides instructional support provides instructional support, research or patient care provides instruction or research support
Functions teaching, research, patient care, clinical or practicum supervision preceptor, teaching, service in clinical setting per letter of agreement teaching, research, patient care, programmatic support teaching, programmatic support teaching, research, patient care teaching research, patient care
Percent <50% <50% up to 100% up to 100% up to 100% up to 100% up to 100%
Standard Terms 0% complimentary up to 3 yrs and renewable. 0% complimentary up to 3 yrs and renewable. up to 3 yrs max. up to 1 yr and may be renewable. up to 1 yr and renewable up to 3 yrs. Exceptions to the three year maximum must be approved by the Office of the Provost up to 1 yr and renewable up to 3 yrs. up to 1 yr and renewable up to 3 yrs.
Search, Scope no no yes if >1 yr and 50% or more; regional, national yes if >1 yr and 50% or more; local, statewide yes if >1 yr and 50% or more; local, statewide yes if >1 yr and 50% or more; local, statewide, national yes if >1 yr and 50% or more; local, statewide
New Appt
Attachments
CV, offer letter CV, offer letter CV, offer letter CV, offer letter CV, offer letter CV, offer letter CV, offer letter
Reappt &
Attachments
letter of reappointment letter of reappointment letter of reappointment letter of reappointment letter of reappointment letter of reappointment letter of reappointment

 

Required Workflow Attachments and Offer Letter Elements: