Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Affairs Office

The Faculty Affairs Office supports faculty along varied paths to achieve fulfilling, productive and successful careers that advance Feinberg's academic mission.

Our office oversees academic appointments for approximately 4,600 faculty and 600 research staff.  Our activities include:

  • Publishing the Information Guide for Appointments, Promotion and Tenure, which defines Feinberg’s career tracks and the criteria for success in each track
  • Managing appointment processes across faculty career stages, from recruitment to retirement
  • Providing expertise and developing resources to support department chairs and administrators in interpreting and executing academic appointment policies and procedures
  • Coordinating the recruitment of department chairs and institute and center directors
  • Offering faculty development programming, maintaining a faculty career development directory, and hosting faculty-attended events such as the annual Promotion and Tenure Information Session
  • Implementing and managing information systems to track faculty career history and professional activity to meet the reporting needs of faculty, administrative units, and accrediting bodies
  • Acting as liaison with the Office of the Provost, Office for Research and Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, as well as outside organizations such as the American Association of Medical Colleges
  • Overseeing the Women's Faculty Organization and Medical Faculty Council

Contact Us

Faculty Affairs Office

420 E. Superior St., Arthur J. Rubloff Building, 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Fax: 312-503-7654
fao@northwestern.edu

William L. Lowe, Jr., MD

William L. Lowe, Jr., MD

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs

wlowe( at )northwestern.edu
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Richard McGee, PhD

Richard McGee, PhD

Associate Dean for Faculty Recruitment and Professional Development

R-McGee( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-1737
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Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD

Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD

Associate Dean for Faculty Development

lvanhorn( at )northwestern.edu
312-908-8938
680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400

Marcie B. Weiss

Marcie B. Weiss

Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs

mbweiss( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-8103
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Christopher Chung

Director of Faculty Advancement

christopher.chung( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-5447
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Jessica Thurk

Associate Director for Faculty Affairs

jthurk( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-3970
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Contact me about:

  • Faculty appointments and recruitment (business plans, pre-search process, faculty offers)

Ila Allen, PhD

Recruitment Coordinator

Ila( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-4696
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Contact me about:

  • Department Chairs and Center/Institute Directors recruitment

Solange Marcelin-Roddy

Faculty Facilitator

Solange( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-2396
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Contact me about:

  • Regular faculty appointments

Erin Elmore

Program Assistant 4

erin-elmore( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-2575
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Contact me about:

  • Research faculty and research staff appointments
  • Net ID questions and updating name, address, and demographic information

Meg Kennedy

Administrative Assistant to Dr. William L. Lowe, Jr.

meg.kennedy( at )northwestern.edu
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