For Faculty

Penn Engineering Office of Faculty Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs is responsible for maintaining policies and records regarding faculty members with appointments in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. The University provides a Faculty Handbook which outlines all of the major policies and procedures of the University of Pennsylvania.  However, should you have questions regarding policies or procedures, please contact Sandy Rathman, Director of Faculty Affairs, at

Resources for Faculty Appointments, Promotions and Tenure

The information below is primarily intended for use by Departments in preparing dossiers for appointments and promotions. 

Affirmative Action

Appointments, Promotions and Tenure

Information regarding specific requirements for appointments to Lecturer, adjunct faculty, visiting faculty and other miscellaneous actions (such as secondary appointments, reemployment beyond retirement and termination or resignation) are found in Presentation-Components of Dossiers for Promotion in the Tenure Track.