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

**Promotion & Tenure Seminar

May 5, 2021 from Noon – 1:30PM via Webex. Click here for the Webex meeting details.

Topics include eligibility criteria, steps in the process, faculty responsibilities, department chair role, and committee review.

Promotion and/or tenure recommendations for consideration by the FAPTC in FY22 are due Sep 1, 2021

**Women Faculty Forum

Picture a Scientist:  A documentary that brings viewers on the journey of three women scientists’ experiences of gender inequality in the STEM field.

This movie is now available to watch for all UTHealth employees through Panopto. We hope this movie provides an insight into the difficulties of women in all fields. As an institution, we continuously strive to create an environment that promotes diversity, equality, and opportunities for all.

Please click here to access the movie.

**Faculty Wellness

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