Academic Appointment Types

Special Appointment - All appointments to faculty positions that are not Health Professions Faculty Appointments or Continuous Appointments.  Additionally, all administrative and non-faculty professional staff positions are considered Special Appointments.

Health Professions Faculty Appointment - A contract of employment for a specified period of time, faculty on Health Professions Appointments may apply for a Continuous Appointment.

Continuous Appointment - Continuous Appointment means academic tenure.  An individual acquires tenure only by action of the Board of Regents.

Other Academic Appointment- Includes Postdoctoral Research Associates, Postdoctoral Fellows, Research and Senior Research Associates, and Research Assistants.

Volunteer Appointment - Unpaid faculty who teach classes or act as preceptors to students and house officers.

Graduate Faculty Appointment - Graduate Faculty are members of the University of Nebraska Graduate College.