Mission

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

**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 TrackĀ 
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

September 1, 2019 - Deadline to submit Promotion and Tenure packets.
Counseling support tailored for faculty is offered through the Faculty Assistance Program. To set up an appointment, contact Robin Dickey, Faculty Assistance Program Specialist, at (713) 500-3880 or click here for confidential assistance and additional information.