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Applying for Faculty Positions

Timeline and Review Process for Approval of Tenure-Track Position Proposals

Proposals for tenure-track positions will be considered according to the timeline below:

Preliminary proposals of (up to 1,000 words) due to ASP: September 15th

All preliminary proposals will be made available to the campus community, and the committee will provide an opportunity for the campus community to offer feedback and ask questions prior to making decisions on preliminary proposals

ASP will meet with all proposing departments, programs or groups. These meetings are expected to occur in late September and/or early October during the committee's regular meeting time on a Tuesday between 4 pm and 6 pm. 

By November 1, the committee will make recommendations about possible next steps in the process, which may include approval of the proposal as is, invitation to submit a full proposal, or denial. 

Full proposals (up to 10 pages), when requested, will be due to ASP: the first Tuesday of the Spring semester. 

The committee shall make all full proposals publicly available.

ASP shall make a final decision to approve or deny the proposals it reviews: By March 31st.

Complete procedures for proposing a tenure-track position can be found in Chapter VI of the Administrative Policy Manual, “Special Provisions Governing Faculty Employment” (

Departments/programs considering an application are encouraged to consult with the Provost's Office and members of ASP if they have questions about the criteria by which proposals will be evaluated.