2.2 Academic Council Professoriate: The Non-Tenure Line
All members of the Non-Tenure Line faculty are members of the Academic Council of the University. (See Section 1.2.6) Because they are not in the Tenure Line, they do not accrue time toward tenure by length of service.
The Non-Tenure Line ranks are:
Appointments to Academic Council ranks in the Non-Tenure Line are for a term of years or for a continuing term. The usual duration of an appointment (subject to relatively rare exceptions granted by the Provost for good cause and on a case-by-case basis) for each rank is:
Reappointment at or Promotion to
Assistant Professor (Research)
Up to 6 years