​Academic Appointments/Titles

1. Unmodified Titles: Tenured/Tenure-Track appointments

Tenure-track appointments are designated for research faculty only. Appointments to tenure are made in the grades of Associate Professor and Professor, following a peer-review process.

For more information, please refer to the Principles and Customs Governing University-Wide Tenure Reviews.

2. Modified Titles: "at CUMC" appointments

These are made in all ranks (Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor & Professor) and include 3 areas of academic focus: education, patient care/ applied health care  & public health interventions and research.

Learn more about the Areas of Focus "at CUMC".

For more information and documents on the "at CUMC" Modified Titles please visit the CUMC Office of Academic Affairs or contact us at cdmfacultydevelopment@cumc.columbia.edu.