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Leaders of academic units possess the unique opportunity to directly collaborate with faculty members in every stage of their career. Below are tools to facilitate the growth and professional development of your unit's faculty.

Faculty Recruitment & Hiring

Follow these steps to initiate the hiring process to ensure successful recruitment of the best candidates, fulfill requirements for hiring, and position recruited faculty for success.

To ensure that faculty members' qualifications to teach are appropriately recorded, department heads must assign the appropriate codes to their respective degrees. Learn more.

Candidates for faculty positions whose initial appointment at Texas A&M is at the rank of associate professor or professor are eligible to be considered for Tenure Review Upon Hire.

The Texas A&M University System utilizes three programs to help in the recruitment of National Academy-level faculty. Learn More.

Faculty Evaluation

These guidelines on annual and mid-term performance reviews for faculty are based upon requirements and guidelines found in University Rule 12.01.99.M1: University Statement on Academic Freedom, Responsibility, Tenure and Promotion.

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Familiarize yourself with the evaluations that occur at each point in a faculty member's career, along with the evaluation protocols and guidelines at each level of the university.

Interfolio is now being used for all Texas A&M faculty annual review evaluations, faculty search, faculty activity reporting, as well as promotion and tenure reviews.

There are many resources and guidelines available to guide candidates and administrators through the promotion and tenure process.

Faculty Development Resources

Academic Analytics can provide information about your unit and identify faculty who are competitive for awards and recognitions.

The Center for Teaching Excellence advances the University's goal of providing a transformational education through the provision of innovative teaching and mentoring resources for faculty.

Faculty Development Leave provides full-time tenured faculty unique opportunities to expand their scholarship and professional development.

The teaching, research and service activities of our faculty impact our students, the state of Texas and people around the world. Learn how Faculty Affairs helps elevate and amplify faculty impact at Texas A&M.

Department heads can follow these steps to identify and suggest honorific awards for Texas A&M faculty members using Academic Analytics.

Faculty Affairs provides a wide variety of development opportunities for faculty at every level and stage of their career.

The Division of Research provides proposal support which includes grant writing workshops and related webinars offered through Research Development Services.

Unit Planning

The Office of Budget and Planning facilitates efficient and effective resource allocation, decision making and strategic planning for the University community and constituents.

The Texas A&M System-wide Pay Plans are classified and associated with specific job titles, title codes, salary pay grades, FLSA exemption statuses, and job families.

The following resources serve to assist administrators, faculty and staff with this process and the procedures related to undergraduate, graduate and professional proposals submitted for approval/review.

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Financial Development

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Texas A&M’s Center for Teaching Excellence manages the faculty-led and data-informed Program (Re)Design (PRD) model, aimed to assist programs in creating a more learner-centered curriculum.

These guidelines apply to all instructors of record at Texas A&M University and its two branch campuses at Galveston and Qatar.

As a manager of faculty, your responsibilities will range from most aspects of recruiting to performance evaluations, career development, and personnel issues. Here are resources designed to assist you.

Student Course Evaluations give students an opportunity to provide feedback to instructors during and after the delivery of a course, including student perceptions of learning and the student experience in the course.

Access all of the university's datapoints and metrics necessary for high quality decision making.

Responding to Unit Issues

Faculty members who believe they have cause to grieve based upon working conditions, working hours, disciplinary sanctions and/or pay, are strongly encouraged to follow the grievance process outlined by Faculty Affairs.

The guidelines for faculty members who are targets of threat or harassment has been finalized and is available here.

Texas A&M’s Office of Risks, Ethics and Compliance houses a Compliance Program that establishes frameworks for a strong culture of ethics and compliance. Explore their guidelines and advisory services.

The Division of Human Resources & Organizational Effectiveness is focused on helping people learn and develop what they need to know and do to succeed in their functional role.

The Division of Research at Texas A&M is committed to promoting and ensuring the highest standards of research integrity in proposing, conducting, and reporting research.

Although a student may seek such advice from any faculty or staff member, Student Assistance Services has staff members trained to help students who have grievances.

Engaging External Actors

The Division of Marketing & Communications at Texas A&M provides a number of self-serve options to answer questions and provide guidance about media, licensing and branding.

The Texas A&M Foundation's Giving Academy provides detailed instruction on how philanthropic activities make a difference in Aggieland.