Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Faculty Affairs Office

Adjunct Faculty

Faculty who hold a primary appointment at another institution or organization and remain based at that institution or organization but who contribute to the academic mission of the medical school will be appointed as adjunct faculty.  This is a non-tenure track.  If their appointments are paid, they can have a maximum effort of 49%.

Adjunct Faculty Ranks

Adjunct Lecturer (visit the Lecturers page to process an appointment at this rank)
Adjunct Instructor 
Adjunct Assistant Professor 
Adjunct Associate Professor
Adjunct Professor

Appointment Processes & Checklists


Departure Processes & Checklists