VI. General Qualifications for Teaching-Track Appointments

Full-time teaching-track faculty appointments must be made according to the Hiring Procedures outlined in the Faculty Manual.

A. Assistant Professor of Instruction. Qualified candidates will possess a terminal degree in the relevant discipline —or at least one degree above the level at which they teach. In terminal degree programs, faculty members will possess the same level of degree. In extraordinary cases, a history of distinguished professional work, compelling creative achievements, or other significant experience in the relevant field may be considered as an alternative to the required degree.

Qualified candidates will possess demonstrated or strong potential for success in teaching and teaching-related activity (as defined in Section V.C.) at the college level and the ability to provide meaningful service to the College.

B. Associate Professor of Instruction. Qualified candidates will possess a terminal degree in the relevant discipline —or at least one degree above the level at which they teach. In terminal degree programs, faculty members will possess the same level of degree. In extraordinary cases, a history of distinguished professional work, compelling creative achievements, or other significant experience in the relevant field may be considered as an alternative to the required degree.

Other qualifications for candidacy include:
C. Professor of Instruction. Candidates must meet the qualifications for Associate Professor of Instruction, and must also possess: