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III. THE STANDING FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
J. SECONDARY APPOINTMENTS
The Chair, in consultation with the department or graduate group, may
propose a secondary appointment for members of the Standing Faculty
belonging to other departments or schools of the University. The Chair's
letter to the Dean should state the length of the secondary appointment
(usually three years, but renewable) and whether the appointment is with
or without voting rights in the department. Secondary appointments for
untenured faculty members may not exceed the term of their primary
appointments. The Chair of the faculty member's home department should
be consulted and approve of the secondary appointment.
- Secondary Appointments and Reappointments Without Voting Rights
Secondary appointments without voting rights do not require the approval
of the Provost's Staff Conference. The documentation for an initial secondary
appointment should include:
Recommendations for renewal of secondary appointments without
voting rights need include only a Chair's letter from the secondary
department (including the faculty vote) and a note from the Chair of the
home department agreeing to the renewal of the appointment.
- Chair's Letter
The Chair's letter should indicate how the secondary appointment
would benefit the programs of the department. The letter should also
indicate the faculty vote on the appointment.
- Letter of Consent from Chair of the Home Department
- Curriculum Vitae of the Candidate
- Supporting Letters (at least two) from University Faculty.
- Secondary Appointments and Reappointments With Voting Rights
(SAS Form 99-24)
An initial secondary appointment with voting rights must be approved by
the Provost's Staff Conference.
The documentation should include all of the materials listed above. In
addition, if the nominee is not a member of the Standing Faculty of the
School of Arts and Sciences, at least three external letters should be
Renewals of secondary appointments with voting rights require the approval of
the Provost's Staff Conference. Recommendations for renewal need include
only a Chair's letter from the secondary department (including the
faculty vote), a note from the Chair of the home department agreeing
to the renewal of the appointment, and curriculum vitae of the candidate.
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School of Arts and Sciences,
University of Pennsylvania
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