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Clinical Associate Professor

Faculty who hold clinical titles may be physicians, or health and allied science professionals who may be community-based practitioners, or employees of affiliated organizations or Brown University.  Clinical faculty are obligated to provide a minimum 100 hours of annual teaching, advising, mentoring and/or service to their department or to Brown University.  Clinician Educators are employees of Brown or of an affiliated organization and are obligated to provide a minimum of 200 hours of annual teaching, advising, mentoring and/or service to their department or to Brown University.  These faculty have voting rights only within their department and the Medical School, and/or School of Public Health in accordance with the Faculty Rules and Regulations of Brown University. 

Clinical faculty have the prefix, Clinical, before their title, e.g., Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. 

A Clinical Associate Professor is a faculty member who has demonstrated a high level of skill in teaching, advising, and/or mentoring, and as a practitioner, and who has contributed actively to clinical or research programs.  The individual must have a regional reputation in his/her area of expertise.  Scholarly activity will be given positive consideration.  Service to the University, its affiliates or to the profession will be given positive consideration where a substantial role can be documented. 

Appointment at this rank is for a term of up to 5 years that may be renewed depending on the needs of the department. 

Promotion and Appointment Criteria:

Promotion or appointment to a senior rank on this track are put before the Committee on Medical Faculty Appointments (CMFA). See our Forms and Documents page for a checklist of materials required by CMFA and a faculty self-assessment form. 

last updated 12 Dec 2017