Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Faculty Affairs Office

Prepare Your Promotion/Tenure Dossier

Understand Your Career Track

Before preparing your promotion dossier, make sure that you know and understand your career track, for it establishes the criteria by which you are evaluated for promotion/tenure. Your dossier should demonstrate accomplishments that are consistent with your career track. For detailed descriptions of FSM faculty career tracks, view the Information Guide for Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure


Prepare Your Dossier

The requirements for the promotion dossier vary by rank and career track, and are summarized in the table below, which is also published in the appendices of the Information Guide for Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure. Links to required forms/templates, as well as guidance for preparing them, appear at the bottom of this page.

table summarizing promotion candidate dossier requirements