Appointment and Renewal of Appointment | Physics Faculty Handbook | Kent State University

Appointment and Renewal of Appointment

Appointments for full-time non-tenure track (NTT) faculty are governed by the applicable CBA and are made annually. NTT appointments are at the rank of Lecturer, Associate Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, without a terminal degree, and at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor, with a terminal degree.  In addition, NTT faculty members are appointed in one of the following tracks:  Instructional, Clinical, Practitioner and Research.    

Renewal of appointment is contingent upon programmatic need, satisfactory performance of previously assigned responsibilities, and budgeted resources to support the position.  NTT appointments are not included under the umbrella of the University policy and procedures regarding faculty tenure (See, University Policy Register 3342-6-14) and NTT faculty members are not entitled to any rights with regard to tenure.