Carnegie Mellon Engineering




Faculty Promotion and Tenure: Document List

Please include the following documents, listed below by promotion or reappointment type, in the Promotion and Reappointment packet that is submitted on the Faculty Promotion and Tenure: Submit Candidate Documents page. Remember to compile all of the documents into a single PDF for upload.

You can also see this list in the College of Engineering Faculty Promotion and Tenure Criteria and Procedures document.

 

Tenure-track Faculty

For reappointment to Assistant Professor cases:

 

For promotion to Associate Research Professor or promotion to Research Professor cases:

  • Department Letter(s)
  • Senior faculty signature sheet
  • Candidate's reappointment and promotion document (See Faculty Reappointment and Promotion Template Instructions)
  • List of external references (Indicate candidates' choices and department choices. Also indicate whether the letter is received or not, and if not, justify why.)
  • Example of departmental letter soliciting external letters
  • One-page bio of each external references
  • External reference letters
  • List of student references
  • Example of departmental letter soliciting student letters
  • Student references
  • Up to five (5) notable papers

 

For Senior Faculty Review:



Research-track Faculty

For reappointment to Assistant Research Professor cases:

 

For promotion to Associate Professor or promotion to Professor cases:

  • Department Letter(s)
  • Senior faculty signature sheet
  • Candidate's reappointment and promotion document (See Faculty Reappointment and Promotion Template Instructions)
  • List of external references (Indicate candidates' choices and department choices. Also indicate whether the letter is received or not, and if not, justify why.)
  • Example of departmental letter soliciting external letters
  • One-page bio of each external references
  • External reference letters
  • List of student references
  • Example of departmental letter soliciting student letters
  • Student references
  • Up to five (5) notable papers

 

For reappointment as Research Professor cases:



Teaching-track Faculty

For reappointment to Assistant Teaching Professor cases:

 

For promotion/reappointment to Associate Teaching Professor or promotion to Teaching Professor cases:

  • Department Letter(s)
  • Senior faculty signature sheet
  • Candidate's reappointment and promotion document (See Faculty Reappointment and Promotion Template Instructions)
  • Reference letters (optional)
  • List of student references
  • Example of departmental letter soliciting student letters
  • Student references
  • For reappointment as Teaching Professor cases:
  • Department Letter(s)
  • Senior faculty signature sheet
  • Personal Review and Plan (PRP) document (See the review policies page)
  • CV



Special Faculty

For reappointment to System Scientist/Engineer/Researcher cases:

  • Department Letter(s)
  • Senior faculty signature sheet
  • Personal Review and Plan (PRP) document (See the review policies page)
  • CV
  • Up to five (5) notable papers

 

For promotion to Senior System Scientist/Engineer/Researcher cases:

  • Department Letter(s)
  • Senior faculty signature sheet
  • Personal Review and Plan (PRP) document (See the review policies page)
  • CV
  • Up to five (5) notable papers

 

For promotion to Principal System Scientist/Engineer/Researcher cases:

  • Department Letter(s)
  • Senior faculty signature sheet
  • Personal Review and Plan (PRP) document (See the review policies page)
  • CV
  • List of external references (Indicate candidates' choices and department choices. Also indicate whether the letter is received or not, and if not, justify why.)
  • Example of departmental letter soliciting external letters
  • One-page bio of each external references
  • External reference letters
  • Up to five (5) notable papers

 


Faculty Reappointment and Promotion Template

Faculty members being considered for reappointment or promotion will need to fill out the Faculty Reappointment and Promotion Template. You may download a blank one, or produce one from Digital Measures. By producing the Digital Measures version, the system will automatically fill in much of the document for you. Review the document, make any needed changes, and fill in any missing data or sections. For more information on using Digital Measures and generating this report, please view the Digital Measures documentation and see the directions on the procedures page.