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About Us

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

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