The propose of this document is to present the criteria and procedures employed within the School of Medicine for evaluations of promotions, appointment and tenure requests and for periodic career reviews. The document specifies minimum acceptable levels of teaching, research, and service. Appendix A provides definition and examples of proficiency, excellence and scholarship in the areas of research, teaching and service. Appendix B states the policy on the appointment, promotion, retentiion and recognition of gratis faculty.
These Bylaws and Rules are the official statement of the organizational structure and the rules of governance and procedures of the Faculty of the School of Medicine, University of Louisville. This document has two parts: The Bylaws and Appendicies to the Bylaws.
This document contains nine appendices for the Bylaws and Rules of the School of Medicine document.
This document outlines the procedures for the full-time faculty's annual review. This review is used for enhancement of the quality of faculty performance and consideration of performance-based salary increases.
The Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pulbic Health (HSC Schools) benefit from an infusion of extramural funds. The HSC Schools expect faculty to include salary support on grants and contracts when appropriate to their discipline and faculty work assignment. While some baseline of extramural funding is expected for many HSC faculty, obtaining funds in excess of that baseline is the objective of this plan. This document outlines an incentive plan to encourage faculty to achieve additional extramural funding.
The sabbatical leave is recognized as a serious professional responsibility and shall be utilized for activities that will improve the faculty member's contribution to the University's mission. This document outlines the requirements and guidelines for sabbatical leaves.
The Redbook is the official statement of the organizational structure, the rules of governance and procedures, and the University-wide policies of the University of Louisville. It is the final, published authority under the Board of Trustees, and its policies and procedures and those contained in the resolutions of the Board govern all actions of the University and all relations with the University, including administrative and faculty contracts. The Redbook covers: Organization and Operation of the Board of Trustees and the Board of Overseers; Organization and Operation of the University Administration; Organization and Governance of the Academic Programs, Faculty Personnel Policies; Staff Organization and Personnel Policies; Student Governance and Student Affairs Administration; and Revision of The Redbook.
Redbook Amendent - Section 4.2.2.C - Extension of Probationary Period (effective 9/2/2010)
A faculty member who faces extenuating circumstances that do not require a leave of asence but result in a significant reduction in ability to perform normal duties (such as personal illness, the birth or adoption of a child, or care of an ill family member) may request an extension of the probationary period for no less than six months and no more than one year. A second extension may be granted for a second extenuating circumstance. An extension shall not be granted more than two (2) times within the probationary period and must have documentation satisfactory to the Executive Vice President and University Provost.
Entrepreneurial Leave Policy - Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
SBIR grants provide one mechanism for faculty members to participate in small business startups
This policy has been established for the mutual benefit of the university and of individual faculty members. It provides eligible full-time tenured faculty and term trach faculty paid from general funds with an attractive option for gradual reduction in university responsibilities as they near retirement.
To ensure high quality doctoral and master's graduate education programs, the School of Medicine maintains minimum guidelines for admission and performance of doctoral and master's level graduate students, for faculty involvement in doctoral and master's graduate education and for proper academic administration.
The Student Mistreatment Policy can be found on page 17-18 of the School of Medicine Course Catalogue. This policy addresses appropriate learner-educator relationships and behavior.
It is expected that every employee, in conducting the affairs of the University of Louisville, will comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws as well as the policies and procedures of the University of Louisville.
The Conflict of Interest (COI) Office provides oversight of institution and covered individual activities to help preserve the integrity of the academic, business, clinical, and research missions of the University.