New Sample Letter for FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK FACULTY with service credit toward promotion[March 2019]Dear________________:I am pleased to offer you an appointment at Kent State University as a full-time ___________ inthe Department of ____________, effective August __, 20__. The salary for this nine-monthappointment is $________. [if the appointment is for a shorter period, add: The proratedsalary for the contract period will be $________.]Should you accept this offer, a contract willbe issued when your employment papers and credentials are complete and the appointment hasbeen reviewed and approved by the Dean and the Office of the Provost. This offer is conditionalpending the results of a criminal background check. An official transcript showing completionof the doctoral degree from the awarding University must be sent to the Dean for transmission tothe Office of the Provost before your employment begins.The salary for this nine-month appointment consists of a cash salary of 86% of the amount statedand a deferred salary of 14%. You will have the option of electing to receive the cash salaryportion in either eighteen (18) or twenty-four (24) semi-monthly payments. As earned, thedeferred salary amount will be contributed by the University to the appropriate retirementprogram for deposit into your account.
New Sample Letter for FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK FACULTY with service credit toward promotion[March 2019]Your appointment is to a tenure-track position. For a newly-hired Assistant Professor in atenure-track, the mandatory tenure review takes place during the sixth yearof full-timeemployment, following successful completion of annual reappointment reviews -- in yourparticular case, AY20___ - 20___. Each reappointment during the probationary period prior tothe tenure decision is made annually, following an assessment and review of your performance.The first-year reappointment review will occur shortly after the end of the Fall semester 20__.Given your years of prior service at your previous institution, we are offering you two (2) yearsof service credit for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor. As noted, untenured AssistantProfessors must stand for tenure review no later than the Fall of their sixth year of service. MostAssistant Professors also stand for promotion to Associate Professor at that time. In order to be
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