The role of the Office of Administration & Faculty Affairs is to promote the careers and development of our faculty and staff physicians in support of the clinical, research and education missions of McGovern Medical School.

New Initiatives

**Fast Track Process for New Faculty Appointments

Please click here to view the presentation about the process to request appointment of faculty with academic rank without “visiting”.

**New track: Non-Tenure Instruction Track

Effective 9/1/2019, faculty whose primary focus is teaching may be appointed on the newly created Non-Tenure Instruction (NTI) track. Click here for details.

**Accelerated Promotion for Non-Tenure Clinical Track

Faculty considering applying for promotion with less than 5 years of service in current rank are considered accelerated and must satisfy rigorous criteria above and beyond normal expectations that have been recently codified by the FAPTC (click here for criteria). Chairs and faculty are strongly urged to consult the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs before submitting a request for accelerated promotion.

News and Deadlines

**New Faculty Orientation**

Please click here to view the presentation from the 2020 New Faculty Orientation held on October 21, 2020.

**Annual Faculty Reviews are now Open**

Annual Faculty Review (AFR) website: http://apps.uth.edu/afr/

Reviews must be signed off by Dec 1st, 2020

**Newly Promoted/Tenured Faculty**

Congratulations to our newly promoted and/or tenured faculty as of Sept 1, 2020. Please click here to see the list.

**Faculty Wellness**

Click here to view information on Faculty Wellness including COVID19 and counseling support tailored to faculty.