Promotion & Tenure

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Development provides support for the promotion of faculty in all appointment systems in the College of Human Medicine. Faculty can select their appointment type from the menu for more information.

MSU Academic Career Paths Events

In their annual “Thriving” events for faculty in a range of appointment systems, the AAN provides resources on the RPT process at the university level and examples of documents that make up the RPT dossier.

AAMC Curriculum Vitae Format

There is no required format for CVs at MSU or in the CHM, but we recommend the AAMC format.

COVID-19 Impact Statements

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected faculty in many ways. These resources can help you think about how to describe the impacts of COVID-19 on your career trajectory and progress toward meeting promotion criteria.

Developing an Academic Portfolio

The Academic Portfolio is a required component of the RPT dossier for all faculty systems in the College of Human Medicine.   

CHM Letters of Reference Guidelines

MSU External Letters of Reference Policy

Staff RPT Training Presentation (link)

Sample solicitation letter for external letters of reference (link)

RPT Dossier Bookmarking Order (link)