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Appointments and Promotions

General Information

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Appointment and Promotions Committee is here to help you navigate the appointment and promotion process as well as retention of a diverse faculty. We are committed to providing advice and support as you embark on the path for appointment and promotion. We also can share resources that will facilitate this journey. We hope to inspire you to want to develop on a professional level.

Our office is here to provide you with all of the resources you will need as you embark on this process to be awarded an appointment, or reappointment and to achieve promotions. The following are documents to help guide you:

  1. A Guide to Navigating Appointments and Promotions/Criteria for Appointments and Promotions
  2. CV format
  3. Portfolio format

A full faculty guide for the School of Medicine can be viewed here »

The process starts when the faculty member decides to apply for promotion or appointment. It is up to them to have a discussion with their Chairman to discuss readiness for promotion. Please read through the materials carefully and feel free to email us at:

The Office of Faculty oversees the Appointments and Promotions Committee, led by:
Florian Thomas, MD – Chair
Laurie G. Jacobs, MD – Vice Chair

Please complete the application below to express interest in obtaining a faculty appointment.

Please note, this application is to be completed by Initial Applicants Only. Faculty previously assigned an expedited appointment will receive information from our office about the re-application process soon.

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine will open the reappointments and promotions process through the use of Digital Measures by Watermark on May 22, 2019.

If you have previously accessed the Digital Measures system and bookmarked our URL please note that effective May 22, 2019 the address will change. Please bookmark with the new URL »

Interest Forms will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis. Please see below for interest form deadline dates and when you will receive notification from our office.

Deadline to Submit Interest Form Email Notification Formal Application Open
March 15, 2020 March 23, 2020 April 1, 2020
July 15, 2020 July 23, 2020 August 3, 2020
September 15, 2020 September 23, 2020 October 1, 2020
December 15, 2020 December 23, 2020 January 1, 2021

Note: The approval process may take up to one year.

Faculty Appointment Interest (Initial Applicants ONLY)