Step 3: Educator Line Appointment or Promotion

Seeking appointment or promotion to NHS Educator Line

Educator Line Appointment or Promotion Checklist: Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Rank

Electronic documents should be submitted by your department administrator via Interfolio.  Documents should be ordered and named in Interfolio as described below.  

Discuss with your academic chair.  

Before you do any of the below, you must first discuss with your academic chair and confirm the appropriate appointment or promotion for you.  If you do not know your academic chair, you may find them on the Department Chair and Admin list.

  • Chair’s letter of support is addressed to the Chair of APT, Professor John Kraemer
  • Chair’s letter addresses prior experience and future plans for teaching, research, and service
  • Should be dated no earlier than four months before submission via Interfolio
  • Recommendations for Chair’s Letter

  • The CV must be formatted using the NHS template and signed by the applicant​
  • Sections that are not applicable should be indicated with N/A or deleted from the format
  • NHS CV Template

  • Address achievements and goals in teaching, scholarship, and service

  • For NHS Educator Line, the applicant needs three letters of recommendation
  • Letters are addressed to the Chair of the Department
  • Letters must be submitted on letterhead and physically signed (not typed) by the writer
  • Writers must type their name and current rank underneath their signature
  • Writers must identify the track and rank the applicant is applying for, and whether the applicant is going for appointment or promotion in the letter
  • Three letters provided are from individuals holding a faculty appointment who are familiar with the applicants qualifications as an educator, scholar, colleague, and practitioner, where applicable.  For appointments, the letters of recommendation may come from faculty members outside of Georgetown University; for promotions, the letters must come from Georgetown University faculty members.
  • All letters should come from writers who are at or above the rank sought by the applicant
  • Should be dated no earlier than four months before submission via Interfolio​

  • If submitting an official graduate school transcript, you must complete a transcript request form (provided by Department Chair or Admin) to request official transcripts
  • Degree Verification Form

  • Submit all Georgetown School of Nursing & Health Studies annual evaluations since appointment to educator line

  • Three classroom evaluations completed by senior (associate or full professor), Georgetown University faculty are required
  • Provide systematic or summary of all teaching evaluations at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies and/or previous institutions.
  • Note: Individual student evaluations will not be accepted and will result in the return of the application
  • Classroom evaluation form

  • Submit major scholarly publications completed since appointment or the last promotion in the dossier 


For appointments, applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  Please review the APT Meeting Schedule (also posted below).  For promotions, applications must be submitted on March 1st or August 1st.   

Please work with your Department Administrator or Human Resources Contact (HRC) to discuss the application process and when they need the paperwork from you before the deadline.  

APT Meeting Schedule Spring 2022
Deadline for Departments to finish uploading the appointment applications in Interfolio:APT Meeting Dates: 9 – 11 AM 
January 14, 2022January 28, 2022
February 1, 2022February 15, 2022
March 11, 2022March 25, 2022
April 5, 2022April 19, 2022
April 29, 2022May 13, 2022