(Research) faculty are physicians, research scientists, or health or allied science professionals whose primary professional efforts are as employees of Brown or of an affiliated organization(s). (Research) faculty are voting members of the Brown University faculty in accordance with the Faculty Rules and Regulations of Brown University.
A Professor (Research) is a faculty member who has established an independent or collaborative program of high-quality productive research supported by sustained, significant, external, peer-reviewed grants and who has continued to demonstrate research productivity since the previous appointment or promotion. For faculty in disciplines where collaborative, team-based research is the norm, the contribution should be substantive and distinct. An international reputation for research in his/her area of expertise is required. Teaching, advising, and/or mentoring and service contributions to the University, its affiliates and 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 for a faculty self-assessment form.
See our Forms and Documents page for a checklist of materials required to process a reappointment.