University Tenure Line, Medical Center Line, Research Line, Teaching Line

The Professoriate are faculty at the School of Medicine who engage in scholarship, clinical care, and teaching that advances basic science and clinical medicine.

The Professoriate Faculty are composed of 4 distinct lines:

For more information on each line and ranks within each line, please click on the appropriate links above.

Faculty Resources

Faculty Openings

School of Medicine faculty openings are all posted at the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Faculty Workshops

These sessions cover topics relevant to reappointment and promotion, from criteria for rank and line to how excellence in teaching is evaluated, to the use of sabbatical by assistant professors before the promotion decision.  Leaders from the School who teach these sessions include the Vice Dean, Associate Deans for Academic Affairs, and department chairs.

Senior Faculty Transitions

This site contains information regarding retirement, benefits, and FRIP. Also included are advice and guidance from experts and fellow faculty members who discuss reduced work options, retirement, and other topics of interest.

For information for Clinician Educators (Clinical Instructors, Clinical Assistant Professors, Clinical Associate Professors, and Clinical Professors) please see the Clinician Educators page.


If you have any questions, contact the Office of Academic Affairs.