Criteria for Evaluation of Performance
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Note: Reviewers will evaluate based upon the documented degree of excellence achieved within any given category for those activities that are related to their discipline. The candidate is expected to provide a clear explanation of the nature and importance of accomplishments, initiatives taken, leadership roles, etc. Reviewers will be looking for specifics.
Viewed as exemplary performance:
- Upgrade or acquisition of additional professional credentials (Including advanced degrees, certifications, licensures, etc.)
- Significant Upgrade or new academic credentials related to the discipline
- Funded proposals (RFPs)
- Professional experience as necessary to maintain currency in the faculty member’s field.
- Study and/or training (formal or informal) of emerging subjects/materials which can be incorporated into courses and curriculum. Integration of emerging subjects/materials into courses and curricula.
- Authorship of technical/professional book
- Authorship of technical/professional refereed article in professional publication, including professionally affiliated e-journal
- Authorship of technical/professional refereed article in conference proceedings
- Editorship of a refereed journal or reviewer of refereed journal articles and/or textbook chapters
- Awards (outstanding scholar award, membership by invitation in honor societies)
- Awarding of patents through the university
- Peer-reviewed papers in the peer-reviewed journals in discipline
- Peer-reviewed papers in the proceedings of conferences in discipline
- Extramural/externally funded research or development grants; research or development seed grants except for Research Track
- Presentations at regional, national/international conferences
- Research-related service to federal/state organizations
- Awards, recognition from national and international scientific societies
- Participating with industry related government bodies as a presenter, collaborator or consultant
- Maintenance of professional credentials (Including advanced degrees, certifications, licensures, etc., as evidence of maintaining currency in technical/professional obligations)
- Authorship of chapter(s) in technical/professional books
- Authorship of technical/professional non-refereed articles (technical reports and contractor reports)
- Authorship in other categories, e.g., book reviews, professional newsletters, professional websites, and other professional publications
- Presentations in professional meetings (oral or poster) in own discipline
- Technical presentations at other departments or institutions
- Contributions to professional newsletters, websites, and other professional publications.
- Unfunded or pending proposals (RFPs)
- Professional experience (e.g. consulting, paid or unpaid), w/documentation vis-à-vis resultant professional growth
- Professional development (attending courses, conferences, or workshops; internship; chairing sessions)
- Awarding of patents outside one's discipline
- Textbook reviewer or author of supplemental materials for an existing textbook
- Presentations at state and local conferences
- Papers in the middle tier peer-reviewed journals in discipline
- Papers in the lower middle tier journals in discipline
- Papers, articles, professional publications, and other scholarly publications in discipline (non-peer reviewed)
Viewed unfavorably and/or not considered:
- Irrelevant, poorly explained, and/or inappropriately documented citations of any activity.