Senior Faculty Specialist

In addition to showing superior ability to administer academic or research programs, as evidenced by successfully discharging responsibilities such as those of the Faculty Specialist, the appointee shall hold a Master’s degree or have at least three years full-time experience as a Faculty Specialist (or similar appointment at another institution), or its equivalent. Appointments to this rank are typically one to five years and are renewable.

To complete the Appointment, Evaluation and Promotion (AEP) process for a Senior Faculty Specialist, gather the required documents listed below and email them to UMIACS Coordinator Elizabeth Hontz.

*Each document needs to be signed and dated by the candidate for validity.

  • CV*
  • General List of Duties and Responsibilities*
  • UMIACS Professional-Track Faculty Policy*
  • Nomination Letter from UMIACS staff or faculty member
  • Professional Statement*
    • This should cover your professional activities, administrative, and/or managerial responsibilities, productivity, creativity and professional development.
  • References
    • Provide three references who will be contacted to submit a letter of recommendation. Your supervising faculty member will be contacted as your fourth reference.