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TENURE & PROMOTION DOSSIER GUIDELINES

The following is not meant to denote a "standard format" of items that must form part of a candidate's dossier, but is meant to help candidates in thinking about the types of information they may wish to include in a dossier. This listing is intended to guide candidates to submit the most interesting and relevant materials, and thus to present the most persuasive case.

I.

The dossier for campus use (1 copy for the department, 2 copies for the Committee on Tenure and Promotion)

A.

A table of contents (including the title of each article, lecture or book enclosed)

B.

Curriculum Vitae (follow Smith College Faculty Curriculum Vitae Guidelines)

C.

Brief personal statement on current scholarship and teaching, plans for the future, and service (not to exceed 2500 words)

D.

Teaching record (complete Smith College Record of Teaching Form)

E.

Published books, articles, or other scholarly or artistic work

F.

Unpublished materials

G.

Grant applications

H.

Copies of syllabi for courses recently taught

Candidates may also wish to submit other materials, such as:

I.

Copies of any departmental and individual student comments

J.

Description of other special contributions in teaching, scholarship and service

II.

The dossier for outside reviewers (4 copies, clearly labeled, for outside evaluators)

A.

A table of contents (including the title of each article, lecture or book enclosed

B.

Curriculum Vitae (follow Smith College Faculty Curriculum Vitae Guidelines)

C.

Brief personal statement on current scholarship and teaching, plans for the future, and service (not to exceed 2500 words)

D.

Published books, articles, or other scholarly or artistic work

E.

Unpublished materials

F.

Grant applications

N.B. Please ensure that materials are in the order indicated by the table of contents and that each dossier contains all the materials listed in the table of contents.

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