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 Tenure and promotion time-line

 

This time-line has been developed with a reference to the following items stipulated by the PSC-CUNY contract and the QC-specific procedures:

  • Tenure: After seven years of continuous full-time service, the reappointment for the eighth year is with tenure. You must be informed of re-appointment or non-reappointment by December 1 of your seventh year. The college committees that decide on tenure begin the process substantially before that.
  • Reassigned time for research at full pay: Full-time tenure-track faculty appointed on or after September 1, 2006, are entitled to 24 hours of reassigned time for research at full pay. The time must be used within your first five annual appointments.
  • Reappointment: Members of the instructional staff who are in their first year of service in a tenure-bearing or certificated title, adjuncts and Instructors must receive notice on or before April 1.  for those members in their second year or later the notification date is on or before December 1.
  • Annual evaluation: At least once each year, each employee other than tenured full professors shall have an evaluation conference with the department chairperson or a member of the departmental P & B committee to be assigned by the chairperson.
  • Contract Article 18.3:

    o   -annual evaluations must be scheduled by March 1 (contract)

    o   -annual evaluation means (contract):

    §      -conference with chair

    §      ​-followed by memorandum "record of the discussion"​

  • Third Year Review: detailed timeline is available by following this link.
Year 1

Fall 

  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes. 

Spring

  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes.
  • Reappointment letter for the year two is submitted by the Dean by April 1st
  • Annual evaluation and conference with the chair to be completed before the end of the term. 
Year 2

Fall 

  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes. 
  • The reappointment materials in Interfolio need to be finalized by mid-October by the faculty member and departmental chair
  • Reappointment letter for the year three is submitted by the Dean by December 1st

Spring 

  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes.
  • Annual evaluation and conference with the chair to be completed before the end of the term.
Year 3

Fall 

  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes. 
  • The reappointment ma​terials in Interfolio need to be finalized by mid-October by the faculty member and departmental chair
  • Reappointment letter for the year four is submitted by the Dean by December 1st 
  • The faculty member is notified that the third year review will begin in the spring semester of the current academic year

Spring 

  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes. 
  • Finalize the dossier for the third year review (March).
  • P&B report on the third year review due to the dean by the end of the term.
Year 4

Fall 

  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes. 
  • The reappointment materials in Interfolio need to be finalized by mid-October by the faculty member and departmental chair
  • Reappointment letter for the year five is submitted by the Dean by December 1st 
  • The Dean will review each faculty member’s evaluation report as well as the his/her personal personnel file and other submitted materials. The Dean will meet with the Chair to discuss the faculty member’s progress.
  • The Dean prepares a memo to the Chair regarding the faculty member’s progress towards tenure along with any recommendations for additional guidance. This memo, the Third Year Review memo, will be sent to the Chair, with a copy to the faculty member.

Spring

  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes.
  • Annual evaluation and conference with the chair to be completed before the end of the term.
Year 5
Fall
  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes. 
  • The reappointment materials in Interfolio need to be finalized by mid-October by the faculty member and departmental chair
  • Reappointment letter for the year six is submitted by the Dean by December 1st 
  • The Dean will review each faculty member’s evaluation report as well as the his/her personal personnel file and other submitted materials. The Dean will meet with the Chair to discuss the faculty member’s progress. 
Spring
  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes.
  • Annual evaluation and conference with the chair to be completed before the end of the term.
  • All New Hire reassigned time should be used by this term ​
Year 6

Fall

  • Class observation by a senior colleague is scheduled and completed during the first 10 weeks of classes. 
  • The reappointment materials in Interfolio need to be finalized by mid-October by the faculty member and departmental chair
  • Reappointment letter for the year seven is submitted by the Dean by December 1st

Spring

  • Classroom observation by a senior colleague – to be completed within the first 10 weeks of the semester
  • Annual evaluation and conference with the chair to be completed before the end of the term.
  • Tenure/promotion dossier in the Interfolio should be completed by the end of this term, unless the date of your regular tenure application has been expected. You will be able to add any updates to this dossier through the summer.
  • Tenure/promotion CV, Research Statement, and publications are forwarded to external evaluators identified by the departmental departmental P&B committee at the end of this term. To assure that the external evaluators receive sufficient amount of time to review your materials, it is better to begin soliciting the external evaluations by April.
Year 7

Fall

  • You will be notified about the reappointment with tenure for the eightth year and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor by December 1st.
  • You can apply for sabbatical during the next academic year as soon as you are notified about the decision on your tenure and promotion
  • classroom observation by a senior colleague – to be completed within the first 10 weeks of the semester.

Spring

  • classroom observation by a senior colleague – to be completed within the first 10 weeks of the semester (these need to be provided every semester until promotion to the rank of full professor)
  • Annual evaluation and conference with the chair to be completed before the end of the term (these need to be provided every spring until promotion to the rank of full professor)
Year 8:   reappointment with tenure
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 Office Information

 
Kate Pechenkina

Kate Pechenkina
Interim Dean of Faculty
School of Social Sciences
Kate.Pechenkina@qc.cuny.edu​


Office Address:
Powdermaker Hall 335
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Queens, NY 11367-15​97

Office Phone: 718-997-5210


Fall 2021 events:

October 13, Wednesday

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Africana Studies Presents:

It's Your Campus QC! Building Solidarity Across Differences

- Student Workshop

Prof. Nadina Naber-Professor of Gender and Women's Studies Program & Global Asian Studies Program University of Illinois, Chicago

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October 18, Monday

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

LALS-PSCI: Modernismo and the Historical Avant-Gardes in Latin America from 1870 to 1935 (Sponsored by Mellon Foundation).

Brais Outes-León, Assistant Professor, Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Queens College

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October 20, Wednesday

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Africana Studies Presents:

Community Conversations - Brown Bag Series

The Thanksgiving Sewage Backup of 2019: Infrastructional Failure and Environmental Racism in South Ozone Park, Queens (Sponsored by Mellon Foundation).​

Natalie Bump Vena- Urban Studies

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October 25, Monday

12:15-1:30 PM

Rhonda Binda (Deputy Borough President Queens)

Building a Smart Borough

Professor Binda will outline how Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, Jr. is building a smarter borough focused on four pillars of connectivity, mobility, resilience, and future of work. She will also preview plans with NYCEDC on creating an innovation district, the Borough President’s Queens Tech 2025 plan and how Queens College and the other higher education institutions can participate.

Moderated by Prof. Alex Reichl (Political Science)

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November 03, Wednesday

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

You are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience- A Fire Side Chat with Sis. Tarana Burke Founder #MeToo Movement

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November 8, Monday

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

LALS-PSCI: Brazilian Democracy: Prospects and Challenges (Sponsored by Mellon Foundation).

Daniela Campello, Professor of Political Science, Fundação Getúlio Vargas

Marcus Melo, Professor of Political Science, Federal University of Pernambuco

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November 17, Wednesday

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Africana Studies Presents:

Community Conversations - Brown Bag Series

Memnon: Of Ethiopia, In Athens, Under Rome (Sponsored by Mellon Foundation).

Joel Allen- History Department

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November 22, Monday

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

LALS-PSCI: Race, Politics and Descriptive Representation in Latin America (Sponsored by Mellon Foundation).​

Natália S. Bueno, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Emory College

Erica Townsend-Bell, Associate Professor, Political Science; Director, Center for Africana Studies, Oklahoma State University

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Congr​atulations to the recepients of the 2021 faculty awards in our division:

Schiro Withinachchi (Economics and BALA): Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Award
James Vacca (Urban Studies): Full-time faculty teaching award
Chihiro Shibata (Anthropology): Part-time faculty teaching award

Congr​atulations to Professor Arroyo Abad on receiving a highly competitive NSF Grant

Leticia Arroyo Abad (Economics): receives NSF funding for her project "Settlers, slaves, and merchants: the role of migrant networks in the economic development of the Americas​."
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