Assistant/Associate/Professor | Department of Economics Handbook | Kent State University

Assistant/Associate/Professor

i.         For appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor, a candidate must minimally possess a doctorate with specialties in the field(s) relating to the Departmental assignment and show promise of excellent teaching and research.  In certain circumstances, a person still completing his/her dissertation may be appointed as a full-time temporary assistant professor, a non-tenure track term position. 

ii.         For appointment to the ranks of Associate Professor and Professor, the candidate must possess a doctorate with specialties in the field(s) relating to the Departmental assignment and meet the criteria for each rank as specified in Section III.1 on Promotion in this Handbook.

In exceptional cases, an individual not having the required degree or not having the required degree in a field relating to the Departmental assignment, but who has outstanding experience in a field, may be considered for a faculty appointment.