RUL 05.68.09 – Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Post Tenure Review Standards and Procedures

Authority: Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

History: First Issued: November 16, 2009.

Related Policies:
UNC Policy 400.3.3 – Performance Review of Tenured Faculty

NCSU POL05.20.01 – Appointment, Reappointment, Promotion and Permanent Tenure
NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty
NCSU REG05.20.27 – Statements of Mutual Expectations
NCSU REG05.20.10 – Evaluation of Teaching

Additional References:
Office of the Provost RPT Website
NC State Guide on Peer Review of Teaching
Options for Review in Departments Impacted by the Creation of the College of Sciences

 

Contact Info:  Department Head (919-515-7404)

Please Note:
For 2013-14 and 2014-15, faculty members whose departments were impacted by the creation of the College of Sciences have the option to be reviewed for reappointment, promotion and tenure or for post-tenure review using the Rule for Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures or the Rule for Post-Tenure Review Standard and Procedures of their previous academic departments.  For more information about whether faculty reviews in your department are affected by the creation of the new college, please contact the Dean’s Office in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences or the College of Sciences. 

1.  INTRODUCTION

This rule describes standards and procedures of the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology for post tenure review of faculty.  It supplements NC State University’s Academic Tenure Policy and Regulation on Post Tenure Review of Faculty.  To the extent of any inconsistency, the Academic Tenure Policy and Post Tenure Review Regulation control the review process. The Department Head is responsible for assuring that the procedures as set forth in NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty, and this Rule are followed.

2.  POST TENURE REVIEW COMMITTEE (PTRC)

2.1. Selection

2.1.1 The PTRC shall consist of three tenured faculty members appointed by the Department Head at the beginning of each academic year.  PTRC members will serve staggered three-year terms with one new member being replaced each year.  All tenured faculty members in the department are eligible to serve on the PTRC, unless they will be reviewed during the term.

2.1.2 In any given academic year, the member of the PTRC who is serving for his or her last year will be appointed by the Department Head as chair of the committee.  The PTRC Chair should familiarize himself or herself with the applicable policies and regulations and this rule.

2.2. Meeting Schedule

The PTRC Chair will meet with the Department Head early in the fall semester to learn who will be reviewed during that year and what the schedule will be.  The main review will be held in the spring after the Department has assembled the required materials, as set forth in section 5.2 of university NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty, from each faculty member to be reviewed.

The PTRC Chair will schedule all meetings, coordinate with the Department Head, and prepare and transmit reports from the committee to the Head and to the faculty members reviewed.

  1. DOCUMENTATION PROVIDED TO THE PTRC

The documentation provided to the PTRC is set forth in section 5.2 of university NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty.

4. ADDITIONAL PROCEDURES REQUIRED BY DEPARTMENT

N/A

5.  PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

5.1 Standards for Associate Professor

Associate Professors are to be evaluated to determine if they are performing the realms of responsibility set forth in their Statement of Mutual Expectations at the Associate Professor standard as set forth in the Department’s Rule on Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures. They must present evidence that they are maintaining the standards for promotion to associate professor as set forth in the Academic Tenure Policy and college and departmental reappointment, promotion and tenure rules.

5.2 Standards for Professor

Professors are to be evaluated to determine if they are performing the realms of responsibility set forth in their Statement of Mutual Expectations at the Professor standard set forth in the Department’s Rule on Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures.  They must present evidence that they are maintaining the standards for promotion to full professor as set forth in the Academic Tenure Policy and college and departmental reappointment, promotion and tenure rules.