Faculty Appointment Categories

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA FACULTY RANKS

  1. Academic:
    a. Instructor
    b. Assistant Professor
    c. Associate Professor
    d. Professor
  2. Academic Professional:
    a. Academic Professional Associate
    b. Academic Professional
    c.Senior Academic Professional
  3. Administrative A
  4. Clinical: (Colleges of Education, Engineering, Family & Consumer Sciences, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Journalism & Mass Communication. Schools of Law, Social Work, Departments of Psychology, Large Animal Medicine, Pathology, Population Health, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Biosciences and Diagnostic Imaging, only)
    a. Clinical Instructor
    b. Clinical Assistant Professor
    c. Clinical Associate Professor
    d. Clinical Professor
  5. Lecturer:
    a. Lecturer
    b. Senior Lecturer
  6. Librarian:
    a. Librarian I
    b. Librarian II
    c. Librarian III
    d. Librarian IV
  7. Public Service:
    a. Public Service Representative
    b. Public Service Assistant
    c. Public Service Associate
    d. Senior Public Service Associate
  8. Research Scientists:
    a. Assistant Research Scientist
    b. Associate Research Scientist
    b. Senior Research Scientist
  9. Staff Physician
FACULTY APPOINTMENT STATUS CATEGORIES
Appointment Type
Regular

% Time

BOR Information

UGA Information

Equal Opportunity Office Information

100% 
  • Appt period=no end date 
  • Non-tenured faculty receive 
    annual notice of employment
    contract for succeeding year
  • Contract if budgeted
    100% in one position for entire FY
    or AY
  • Includes all faculty ranks listed on 
    previous page
  • EOO position approval letter required
  • Search committee required
  • Start date required

 

Limited-Term & Visiting (Prior to 7/1/14, limited-term were referred to as temporary faculty)
% Time  BOR Information  UGA Information  Equal Opportunity Office Information
100%
  • Appt period=365 days or less
  • Max time served=2 yrs
  • Appoints/reappointments
    processed with each budgetary
    action
  • Special approval required to
    reappoint beyond the 2nd year
  • EOO position approval letter required
  • Document reasons if no search committee
  • Move to regular appt requires search committee if no prior search conducted
  • Appt period required
Part-Time
% Time BOR Information UGA Information Equal Opportunity Office Information

If Search: 
Less than 100%

If No Search:
No more than 75% 

  • Max appt period=365 days
  • Appoints processed with each budgetary action 
  •  No limit for max time served 
  • EOO approval letter required
  • No search committee required
  • Move to regular appt requires search committee
  • Appt period required
  • If no search conducted, may not exceed 75% time in any pay period without express written permission from EOO
Adjunct
 
% Time BOR Information UGA Information Equal Opportunity Office Information

n/a 

  •  No Salary
  •  No limit for max time served 
  • EOO approval letter required
  • No search committee required
  • Move to regular appt requires search committee
  • Appt period required
  • If no search conducted, may not exceed 75% time in any pay period without express written permission from EOO
Emeritus
 
% Time BOR Information  UGA Information Equal Opportunity Office Information 
n/a 
  •  Appt period=no end date 
  •  Appt Period=No End Date
  • No Salary
  •  No EOO action required
Part-Time Retirees (UGA/USG Faculty & Staff)
 
% Time   BOR Information   UGA Information  Equal Opportunity Office Information
 Less than 49%
  • All UGA/USG retirees
  • Appt period=365 days or less
  • Must be approved by institution’s President prior to hire date
  • Must make request to rehire annually
  • Requests cannot cross fiscal yr
  • Request requires prior approval of Sr VP and President
  •  No EOO action required