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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.  

Printable version of Checklist Printable version of Instructions

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.

1. Chair's Letter

  • 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

2. CV

  • 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

3. Professional Statement

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

4. Letters of Recommendation

  • 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​

5. Degree Verification (preferred) or Official Graduate School Transcript

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

6. Copies of Research and Publications

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

7. Annual Faculty Evaluations (for promotions only)

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

8. Evaluations of Teaching Competencies

  • 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.
  • Classroom evaluation form


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.  

Deadline for Departments to submit applications Appointment, Promotions, and Tenure Committee Meeting Dates: 10 AM
Friday, October 12, 2018 Monday, October 22, 2018
Friday, November 9, 2018 Monday, November 19, 2018
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Friday, December 14, 2018
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Friday, January 25, 2019
Tuesday, January 29 , 2019 Friday, February 8, 2019
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Friday, March 15, 2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Friday, April 12, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Friday, May 10, 2019

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