Appointment to Instructor in the Non-Tenure Track
Eligibility. Candidates for appointment as Instructor are expected to contribute to UMMS educational and research programs and are one of the following:
- Clinical practitioners with a terminal degree in a clinical discipline who are board-certified, have equivalent qualifications, or have completed all necessary training to be eligible for board certification; and who devote a small proportion of professional effort (generally <10% effort) to UMMS educational and research programs.
- Clinical trainees in UMMS non-ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) accredited fellowship programs or individuals appointed as UMMS Chief Residents after completing residency training. Individuals participating in ACGME-approved residency and fellowship programs are not eligible for a Faculty appointment, except as allowed by ACGME and Department policy.
- Individuals with a terminal degree who have completed a minimum of 2 years post-doctoral training (or equivalent postdoctoral experience) and who are non-independent investigators transitioning to the academic pathway. Postdoctoral Associates are not eligible for a Faculty appointment.
- Individuals without a terminal degree who contribute to UMMS educational and research programs.
Individuals can only be appointed as Instructors in the Non-Tenure Track.
Criteria. Candidates for appointment to Instructor must demonstrate Entry level of achievement in at least one Area of Distinction.