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Faculty Joint Appointments

Type 1 and Type 2 Joint Appointments Delineating Features

R&P 2.2.3.1
Type 1 Joint Appointment

(at least 40% effort allocated to the second academic unit)

R&P 2.2.3.1
Type 2 Joint Appointment

(less than 40% effort allocated to the second academic unit)

1.  Additional Title*

Yes

Yes

2.  Is MOU Required?

Yes - Type 1 template

Yes -  Type 2 template

3.  Appointment letter is issued by:

Provost

Provost

4.  Participation in governance of both units

Yes

Only by agreement

5.  Listing in both units' catalog listings

Yes

Yes

6.  Formalized arrangement regarding service, teaching, and/or research

Yes

Only by agreement

7.  Reappointment, tenure, and promotion reviews for the appointed faculty member

If secondary unit is a department, tenured faculty of appropriate rank participate in the review of the faculty member.
If secondary unit is a program, Special Committee participates in reviews

MOU will specify if a special committee is formed or if only Chair/Director of secondary unit provides input or if there is no input from secondary unit

8. Participation of Appointee in reviews of other faculty in the secondary unit

If secondary unit is a department, tenured faculty of appropriate rank participate in the review of faculty in that department.
If secondary unit is a program, faculty member participates if on the Special Committee

Only by Agreement

9. Chair or Director of secondary unit provides input in annual merit salary decisions

Yes

Only by Agreement

10. Does secondary unit have input in requests for academic leave?

Yes

No

11. Duration of Joint Appointment

Unlimited

Termed, maximum 5 years, but renewable

Example - If the primary appointment is in the Department of Chemistry in CAS and the secondary appointment is in the Department of Chemical Engineering in RCEAS, the title for a type 1 joint appointment or type 2 joint appointment would be "Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering".