Other Full-Time Titles

1. Research Assistant

Qualifications: Appointment at this level may be extended to individuals without doctoral degrees who perform unique and specialized research functions within the department.

Appointment and Term: Appointment to this position is at the discretion of the Department Chair. Such appointments will be coterminous with the period of employment.

2. Teaching Assistant

Qualifications: Appointment at this level may be extended to individuals without doctoral degrees who perform unique and specialized teaching or administrative functions within the department.

Appointment and Term: Appointment to this position is at the discretion of the Department Chair13. Such appointments will be coterminous with the period of employment.

3. Associate

Qualifications: Appointment at this level may be extended to individuals with doctoral degrees14 who are continuing academic training, but have reached a level of training that permits them to perform academic functions within the institution (e.g., chief resident, fellow).

Appointment and Term: Appointment to this position is at the discretion of the Department Chair.13 Such appointments will be made for an initial one-year term. Annual reappointment will be permitted during such time as the individual remains in training. This appointment will terminate upon completion of training as determined by the Department Chair.