Application Checklist

Office of Faculty Development

Applicant Name:


Promotion and Tenure binders must be submitted by Chairs to the School of Medicine Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) and include the following:

Binder #1: Application Binder

  •  UNR Promotion and Tenure application, including signed chair/director's evaluation (last page of application)
  •  Original letter of recommendation from department chair*
  •  Original letter of recommendation from department personnel committee, if applicable*
  •  External peer review letters (signed, printed on letterhead)*
    • For non-tenure track applicants: include a minimum of 3 letters
    • For tenure track applicants: include a minimum of 4 letters
  •  Sample (copy) of chair's letter to outside reviewers
  •  Role statement (optional)
  •  Teaching evaluation grid
  •  Annual % FTE summary table for review period
  •  Annual evaluations for every year during review period
  •  Third year review of progress towards tenure and annual reports thereafter (tenure applicants only)

Binder #2: Supplemental Materials Binder

  •  CV
  •  Internal letters
  •  Presentations/publications
  •  Teaching evaluations (actual evaluations from your chair or clerkship director)

The Office of Academic Affairs will add the following documents to application packets prior to recommendations being forwarded to the Provost's office.

  •  Original letter of evaluation from the School of Medicine Promotion and Tenure Committee
  •  Original letter of evaluation from VP/Dean

* Confidential materials will be added to the application by parties other than the applicant