1.09-1 Faculty Appointment Form

All faculty appointments must include the one-page faculty appointment form. For new faculty appointments, the faculty appointment form can be generated via FIRST. For all other faculty appointments, the UGA Faculty Appointment Form, available from the Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) website must be used. Signature authority for faculty appointments is only issued to administrators in the unit who hold appropriate faculty rank/status. Please remember that the appointment form must include all required signatures prior to forwarding to the Office of Faculty Affairs for Provost/President review and approval. Below are additional requirements for routing and approval of Public Service and Research Scientist faculty appointments:

  • Public Service Faculty Appointments: All public service faculty appointments, regardless of home unit, must be submitted to the Office of the Vice President for Public Service & Outreach (OVPPSO) for approval/signature prior to submission to OFA. Note that OVPPSO may have additional documentation requirements for hire of public service faculty. See Appointment Procedures for Public Service and Outreach Faculty or contact     OVPPSO for more information.
  • Research Scientist Faculty Appointments: All research scientist faculty appointments, regardless of home unit, must be submitted to the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) for approval/signature prior to submission to OFA. Note that OVPR may have additional documentation requirements for hire of research scientists. See Guidelines for the Appointment and Promotion of Research Scientists or contact OVPR for more information.