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Senior Adjunct Professor Status

The Senior Adjunct Professor status application is now closed for AY 2022-23. This application will reopen for upcoming promotion cycle in November.

Below are the guidelines and eligibility criteria needed to apply for the Senior Adjunct Professor Status. This information is for eligible individuals only as stated in the Union of Adjunct Faculty at Pace Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Please refer to the following eligibility criteria for Senior Adjunct Professor status for:

  • 25+ Years
  • 35+ Years

Eligibility Criteria 25+ Years:

To be eligible for Senior Adjunct Professor status, the adjunct faculty member must:

  1. Have twenty-five (25) or more years of service as an adjunct faculty member as of the academic year prior to the year in which the payment is sought.
  2. Submit at least two (2) peer recommendations from faculty members in their Department, at least one (1) of which must be from a full-time faculty member.
  3. Receive the recommendation of the Department Chairperson. The Department Chairperson’s recommendation shall be made on the basis of contributions the adjunct faculty member has made to the Department.
  4. Indicate if they have a PhD or terminal degree in the field taught.

Eligibility Criteria 35+ Years:

To be eligible for Senior Adjunct Professor status, the adjunct faculty member must:

  1. Have attained Senior Adjunct Professor status as described above.
  2. Have thirty-five (35) or more years of service as an adjunct faculty member as of the academic year prior to the year in which the payment is sought.
  3. Receive the recommendation of the Department Chairperson. The Department Chairperson’s recommendation shall be made on the basis of contributions the adjunct faculty member has made to the Department.
  4. Have received a rating above 3.0 in each of the three (3) academic years preceding the year in which the payment is sought.
  5. Indicate if they have a PhD or terminal degree in the field taught.

To Apply: Complete the Online Application Form

Submission Deadline:

In order to be considered for Senior Adjunct Professor status, eligible adjunct faculty members must apply by April 1, 2022.

Please note that all approved Senior Adjunct Professor Status applications will be effective as of September 1, 2022.