University of Nebraska Medical Center

Promotion & Tenure


It's never too early to start preparing for your advancement. To make the promotion and tenure process as easy as possible, you should create your portfolio and add to it as you go. Below are resources to help you along the way.

UNMC Promotion and Tenure 

Resources specific to the promotion and tenure process at UNMC, including important deadlines and links to college-specific guidelines. 

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P&T Planner

Need help getting your promotion and tenure portfolio organized? You should start planning for promotion as soon as you start at UNMC. To help you stay on track, the Office of Faculty Development offers the Promotion & Tenure Planner. 

The timelines, requirements and examples are specific to the UNMC College of Medicine, but the planner includes helpful tips applicable across all colleges. Access and download the planner using the link below.


P&T Planner Download

This document provides a broad view of the process and contains a checklist for helping faculty to track their progress. Download the P&T Planner and start designing your future!

Your promotion portfolio can be corroborated by including external letters of review from faculty at higher ranks. Consider sharing best practices with prospective reviewers so they can advocate well on your behalf. 

Minor S, Stumbar SE, Drowos J, Hartmark-Hill J, Hayes V, Cawse-Lucas J, Perumareddi P. Writing an External Letter of Review for Promotion. PRiMER. 2023 Oct 10;7:34. doi: 10.22454/PRiMER.2023.447836. PMID: 38149285; PMCID: PMC10751099.

Medical Science Educator Portfolio Kit

The Committee for the Advancement of Medical Science Educators (CAMSE), a subcommittee of the IAMSE (International Association of Medical Science Educators) Professional Development Committee, recently completed their work on the Medical Science Educator Portfolio Toolkit.