Step 3: Biomedical Scholar Promotion

Assistant Professor

Promotion to Assistant Professor Checklist

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 through the faculty portal.  

  • All sections of this form should be completed
  • Form should be signed by both the applicant, primary department chair, and secondary department chair if applicable
  • FA-1NU

  • Chair’s letter of support is addressed to the Chair of the Committee on Appointments and Promotions, Dr. Max Riesenhuber
  • 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
  • Chair’s Letter Format

  • For the Biomedical Scholar, Associate and Full Professor Ranks, the applicant needs two inside letters and two outside letters of support
  • 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
  • Inside letters mean from an individual holding a Georgetown faculty appointment in the applicant’s department
  • Outside letters mean from an individual holding a Georgetown faculty appointment outside the applicant’s department
  • 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​
  • Letters of Support for Biomedical Scholar
  • Instructions for Letter Writers

  • Applicants applying for Instructor or Assistant Professor are not required to submit evidence of teaching, but it is recommended
  • Examples of teaching can be provided in one or more of the following formats: Teaching Section Form; summary of teaching evaluation scores;  statement of teaching philosophy with long and short term goals;  list of career development activities, awards and honors, intramural and extramural teaching activities, and graduate and post-doctoral fellow training
  • Teaching Portfolio Template

  • The CV must be formatted using the GUMC template (approved in 2020) and signed by the applicant
  • Sections that are not applicable should be indicated with N/A or deleted from the format
  • CV Template

Deadlines

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  Submit to the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs (OFAA) at least 4 weeks prior to anticipated CAP review meeting.  Please review the CAP Deadlines and 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 submit applications Appointment, Promotions, and Tenure Committee Meeting Dates: 11 AM
Monday, August 10, 2020 Monday, September 14, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020 Monday, October 12, 2020
Monday, October 12, 2020 Monday, November 9, 2020
Monday, November 9, 2020 Monday, December 14, 2020
Monday, December 14, 2020 Monday, January 11, 2021
Monday, January 11, 2021 Monday, February 8, 2021
Monday, February 8, 2021 Monday, March 8, 2021
Monday, March 8, 2021 Monday, April 12, 2021
Monday, April 12, 2021 Monday, May 10, 2021
Monday, May 10, 2021 Monday, June 14, 2021
Monday, June 14, 2021 Monday, July 12, 2021

Please note the above deadline dates apply to all faculty applications (all tracks except tenure appointments/promotions at associate professor or higher) that should be submitted to the Medical Center Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs (OFAA).  These applications will be forwarded to the Medical School Committee on Appointments and Promotions (CAP) for action in accordance with the schedule indicated.  Applications received after the deadline date will be held over until the next Committee meeting.