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

**2020 Faculty Promotions and Tenure**

Click here to view the recording of the Promotion and Tenure Webinar presented by Dr. Kevin Morano on May 8th, 2020.

Please contact Tina Clark (Tasamania.D.Clark@uth.tmc.edu) to schedule an appointment with Dr.Morano to discuss your readiness for promotion and/or tenure.

**Faculty Life – Planning for Retirement**

Click here to read about “Planning for Retirement” presented by Dr. Kevin Morano and Bete Su Williams, Director UTHealth Payroll and Benefits.

To watch the presentation, click here: Faculty Life – Planning for Retirement Presentation from February 26, 2020

**McGovern Medical School Faculty-Student Compact

McGovern Medical School is committed to providing a work and educational environment that is conducive to teaching and learning, scientific inquiry, and the practice of medicine. Click here to read the full compact.

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