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III. THE STANDING FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
K. TRANSFER OF STANDING FACULTY TO SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES FROM
ANOTHER SCHOOL IN THE UNIVERSITY
The primary task of the SAS Personnel Committee in the matter of
transferring an appointment from another School in the University is to
determine that at least minimum standards of membership in SAS are met.
Since a transfer is a horizontal move within the University, the review
need not be as detailed and rigorous as a regular appointment or a
Dossier for Transfer into SAS
- Chair's Letter
The letter from the Chair of the department recommending the
transfer should include the reasons the department considers the transfer
advisable, the vote of the department faculty, and any other supporting
information the Chair deems appropriate.
- Curriculum Vitae of the Candidate
The candidate is responsible for preparing an up-to-date
curriculum vitae which includes scholarly accomplishments and plans,
teaching experience at the University (course numbers and descriptions,
numbers of students, and dissertation supervision), and administrative and
committee service. Copies (one each) of recent and/or seminal
publications, accompanied by a check list to ensure their return, must be
- Evaluation of Teaching
The dossier should contain available course evaluations for all
courses taught by the candidate.
- Letters from University Faculty
At least three letters from senior faculty in the department to
which the candidate wishes to transfer must be included.
- Letters from External Reviewers
Three current external letters solicited by the department chair
from a list of reviewers approved by the Dean must be included. The
letter to external reviewers should be a short, carefully worded, unbiased
request for an up-to-date evaluation.
- No affirmative action procedures are necessary.
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School of Arts and Sciences,
University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, 05-Aug-2008 14:38:00 EDT