Step 3: Research Line Appointment or Promotion

Seeking appointment or promotion to NHS Research Line

Research 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, Dr. 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 Research 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
  • The three letters provided are from individuals holding a faculty appointment who are familiar with the applicant’s qualifications as a scholar, educator, colleague, and clinician, 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

  • No more than six of the candidate’s major scholarly publications completed since appointment or the last promotion should be included in the dossier.  

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

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

Deadlines

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  Please review the APT Meeting Schedule (also posted below). 

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.  

 
Deadline for Departments to finish uploading the appointment applications in Interfolio: APT Meeting Dates: 9 – 11 AM                                                                                            
October 15, 2019 October 25, 2019
November 5, 2019 November 15, 2019
December 10, 2019 December 20, 2019
January 7, 2020 January 17, 2020
February 11, 2020 February 21, 2020
March 10, 2020 March 20, 2020
April 7, 2020 April 17, 2020
May 12, 2020 May 22, 2020