Valuable information is located on the Academic Affairs website that will assist faculty in pursuing an academic career at The University of West Florida. The essential links are provided below:
The Faculty Handbook provides guidelines and procedures on university policies such as leave, faculty assignments and promotion and tenure.
For the purposes of evaluating faculty members, The University of West Florida has adopted a set of general criteria and standards for the assessment of a faculty member’s performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.
The University of West Florida and the United Faculty of Florida’s negotiated terms and conditions of employment of members of the bargaining unit.
As you conduct research or develop innovative teaching styles, the policy on Intellectual Property may assist you in protecting the university’s and your individual rights as a faculty member.
Sabbaticals are “granted to increase a faculty member’s value to the University through enhanced opportunities for professional renewal, planned travel, study, formal education, research, writing, or other experience of professional value, not as a reward for service.”
Should you contract with a company or university to offer your services not directly related to your faculty position, an Outside Activity/Conflict of Interest form must be submitted to the school chair.
The University of West Florida has provided a list of policies and procedures to assist faculty and students in regards to academic performance and strategies.
Each semester before finals, students complete evaluation forms on the course and instruction by each faculty member for each course taught. A link has been provided to help you learn more about the SUSSAI and its process.
The Center for University Teaching, Learning, and Assessment facilitates the efforts of faculty and academic units to develop and sustain practices that promote the highest quality of teaching and learning.
The School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences has a series of policies and procedures that have been approved by the faculty to assist with governance of the school.
Each faculty will be evaluated using the criteria in the "Course Plan and Organization," "Execution," and "Professional Responsibility and Academic Integrity" Sections listed in the Annual Evaluation Criteria.
The School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences Bylaws provide information concerning governance for the school and faculty.
Please review the Travel Reimbursement Reminder to ensure timely travel reimbursement.