The Rutgers AAUP-AFT provides general guidelines for prospective candidates and department chairs based upon the University’s Academic Reappointment /Promotion Instructions, University policies, and experiences of the staff of the Rutgers AAUP-AFT.
These guidelines are provided for general informational purposes and the information provided herein may not apply or be advisable in all circumstances.
AAUP-AFT staff members are available to answer questions. Please contact one of the staff representatives at 732-964-1000:
At ext. 12, B.J. Walker or email: bjwalker AT rutgersaaup.org or At ext. 24, Damon Fillman or e-mail: dfillman AT rutgersaaup.org
Frequently Asked Questions by prospective candidates for reappointment, promotion and tenure:
FAQ's for Candidates (Updated June 2017)
The role of Department Chairs in mentoring junior faculty and providing guidance throughout the probationary period.
Primer for Department Chairs