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The following list of documents constitutes what we refer to as the “Standard Order” of paperwork which must be submitted for tenure track promotions for review and approval through administrative channels. This list relates to and is partially duplicated by the document titled “Dossier: Format for Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty Review.” However, the below guidelines include other administrative documents and forms which in total compose the appointment package but which are not a substantive part of the faculty committee review process.

An AP-2 form is to be completed for a new appointee who is exempt from the Human Resources Act (EHRA) and to effect any subsequent changes in appointment, reappointment, or promotion. Please verify that information is correct.
The following is the preferred order for presentation of the CV. In every subheading, list items in reverse chronological order with most recent items first. Please date the CV so reviewers will know that they have the most recent version and number pages.

  • Personal
  • Education
  • Professional experience
  • Honors
  • Bibliography (show author order) – Please refer to Section E of the Standard Order Table.
    • Books & chapters (include pages)
    • Refereed papers/articles (include pages)
    • Refereed unpublished oral presentations and/or abstracts
    • Other non-refereed works (include book reviews, dissertations, monographs)
  • Teaching activities: List courses for the past three years, number of students taught by section. Give names of graduate students supervised, thesis titles, and completion dates for degree work since employment at UNC-Chapel Hill. Undergraduate honors projects should be included as well.
  • Grants (source, amount, type of grant, role on project, starting and ending dates)
  • Professional service
    • To discipline
    • Within UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement

Important Note: CVs should not include age, date of birth, marital status, or social security number (SSN). These items are not relevant and should always be omitted from the CV.

Letter of recommendation from the Dean or from the Chair endorsed by the Dean to the EVC&P. (mark with tab)
If applicable, include the committee report.
At least four letters must be included. If more than four are received, include all. (mark with tab) Include a copy of the letter soliciting the recommendation. Indicate which letters were suggested by the faculty member and which were solicited by the Chair. Refer to Letters of Evaluation in the Dossier: Format for Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty Review.The letter to outside reviewers should include the following statement: “Under current policies of this institution, peer evaluations, such as that being requested from you, are regarded as confidential within limitations imposed by law. They are for limited use within the University. However, North Carolina state law provides that such written evaluations become part of the personnel file of the individual. As such, they become open by petition to the faculty member about whom they are written.”

Teaching Evaluations

Summaries should be provided showing quantitative data which evaluates the teaching effectiveness. (Do not include individual student evaluations or grade sheets.)

Peer Evaluations

Please include an evaluative summary of peer observation of classroom lectures.

Any additional information or materials that the school would like to submit but which is not duplicative of the above, e.g., support info on clinical service, and/or administrative duties.