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EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION CONCERNING FACULTY AND STAFF
NON-TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS
PREAMBLE: This section, intended to define non-tenure track appointments with faculty status, was added July 2001. Further information may be obtained from the Provost's Office (208-885-6448), the Office of the Faculty Secretary (208-885-6151).
A. CREATION. Non-tenure track positions may be created upon the recommendation and approval of the department or unit head, the dean, and the provost. Non-tenure track appointments are made only on annual contracts.
B. RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES. Non-tenured track faculty are eligible for emeritus status (see FSH 1565 H) and have the same rights and responsibilities as other faculty at the university. Non-tenure track faculty may use the grievance processes available to other faculty. If the appointment is full-time, non-tenure track faculty receive the same benefits as other full-time employees including educational privileges. Non-tenure track faculty are not eligible for sabbatical leaves.
C. PROMOTION. Non-tenure track positions at the assistant and associate professor level are eligible for promotion to the next rank.
D. PROVOSTíS REPORT TO FACULTY AFFAIRS. The provost will provide the Faculty Affairs Committee with a report on non-tenure track positions annually during the fall term.
E. CONVERSION TO TENURE-TRACK STATUS. Conversion from non-tenure track appointments to tenure-track appointments requires the approval of the appropriate unit faculty, in accordance with the by-laws of that unit, and compliance with all university policies for tenure-track appointments.