Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
The Faculty Affairs Office (FAO) is charged with implementing the appointments and promotions policies recommended by the Appointments and Promotions Committee (APC) for the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD).
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The Appointments and Promotions Committee (APC) meets once a month and consists of eight voting members who are nominated by faculty at large and voted on by VIDD faculty at the June faculty meeting. Nominations are accepted by VIDD's Executive Committee and must satisfy the composition requirements to include six member track faculty and two staff scientist track members. Members serve three-year terms with a maximum of two consecutive terms. The APC is chaired by the head of the VIDD FAO.
The APC reviews and recommends changes to VIDD’s appointment and promotions policies and procedures, provides recommendations to the voting faculty for advancement to candidacy-for-promotion, reviews requests to change tracks or pathways, and reviews the qualifications of candidates seeking appointment as affiliate investigator, associate, or internal and external joint appointments.
The APC conducts face-to-face annual and midterm reviews with assistant members, and midterm and candidacy-for-promotion reviews with associate members. The committee reports to the faculty above rank on the progress of junior faculty and makes recommendations to these faculty for renewal of appointments of mid-rank assistant members and for advancement to candidacy-for-promotion at both assistant and associate member ranks.