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Assistant Professor Research Track Criteria (Pre 2015)

Basic Requirements

The individual should have a doctoral degree (M.D., Ph.D., or other terminal professional degree) with a minimum of three years of postdoctoral experience plus some demonstrated evidence of scientific productivity in the form of published manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. If the individual will provide patient care she/he should be board certified, if it is possible to attain certification within his/her specialty without practice requirements. Should his/her specialty have practice requirements, board certification can be waived temporarily, but should be attained within two rounds of eligibility.

Scholarship: The individual: 

  • Should have a demonstrated ability to conduct basic, applied, or clinical research. Evidence of this criterion will be derived from the applicant’s publication record and from solicited letters from mentors and colleagues. In evaluating an individuals scholarly attainments an emphasis will be placed on peer-reviewed, hypothesis-testing manuscripts of a basic or clinical nature.
  • Should have demonstrated ability to prepare grant applications seeking research funding.