Assistant Professor Workshops

These sessions are offered to help Assistant Professors understand many of the policies and procedures in academic personnel reviews, including leaves of absences and impact of leaves on advancement. The sessions are informal and faculty will be able to ask questions pertinent to their own mid-career review, tenure review, eight-year limit, leave eligibility, etc.

For more information or to register attendance, please contact Nancy Furber, ext. 9-4779 or furber@ucsc.edu in the Academic Personnel Office.

Please RSVP by Friday, May 13 to furber@ucsc.edu

Please note which date you plan to attend.


Two dates offered!

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time: 2:00pm  - 4:00pm
Location: Kerr Hall #8 (basement floor)
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time: 9:30am -11:30am
Location: Kerr Hall #8 (basement floor)

Topics Include:

  • Timing and Types of Reviews
  • Review Process Overview
  • Eight-year limit for Assistant Professor
  • Leaves of Absences
  • Responsibilities and Resources

Worshop Materials - Agenda for May 2016

Presenter:   Nancy Furber, Academic Personnel Office, furber@ucsc.edu, ext. 9-4779             

Purpose:  To help you understand the academic personnel review process including:

  • When a review takes place (time at rank and step; quarters of service)
  • Why a review takes place (reappointment, merit and salary advancement)
  • What happens during a review (the review process)
  • Leaves of Absences
  • Resources

 1.         Introductions

 2.         Academic Advancement and Salaries

                        Timing of Reviews

                                    Eligibility for Reappointment and Merit:  “Time at Rank and Step”

                                                Salary Scale and Notes

                                    Mid-Career Appraisal and Tenure:  “Quarter Clock” or “Tenure Clock”

                                                Timelines for Advancement and Notes

 3.         Academic Personnel Review Process

                        Checklist to Assure Fairness

                        Document Inventories

                        Bylaw 55 Voting Rights

                        Confidential and Non-Confidential Information

                        Bio-bibliography Guidelines  

                        After the Department Review

                                    Flow Chart:  Dean Authority

                                    Flow Chart:  EVC or Chancellor Authority

                        Preliminary Assessment:  If denial of tenure or non-reappointment. 

 4.         Leaves of Absence, include Sabbatical and Family Accommodations for

            Childbearing and Childrearing

 5.         Stopping the Eight Year Clock (APM 133.17.h)   

 5.         Resources