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Professor, Research Scholar

Research Scholar Track 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 Scholar Track faculty are voting members of the Brown University faculty in accordance with the Faculty Rules and Regulations of Brown University. 

A Professor in the Research Scholar track is a faculty member who has established an independent or collaborative productive research program supported primarily by sustained, significant external, peer-reviewed grants. For faculty in disciplines where collaborative, team-based research is the norm, the contribution should be substantive and distinct.  A continuous record of highly regarded research publications since the last appointment or promotion is required. The individual must have an international reputation in his/her area of research.  A record of excellence in teaching, advising, and/or mentoring is expected. Excellent clinical skills will be given positive consideration.   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 list of materials required by CMFA and a faculty self-assessment form. 

Reappointment Criteria:
See our Forms and Documents page for a checklist of materials required to process a reappointment. 

last updated 12 Dec 2017