Faculty Promotions

2021-2022 Promotions Cycle Timeline
Date Item Form
September 13, 2021 Dean announces the timeline for the academic year N/A
October 11, 2021 Statement of intent Letter to department Chair (on paper and electronically)
October 18, 2021 Confirmation of intent from the departments chair to the A & P chair and instructions provided Electronic communication from A&P Committee
November 1, 2021 Candidate provides a list of 3-5 potential external reviewers Electronic communication to A&P Committee Chair, including names and contact information
December 13, 2021 Portfolio due to department Chair Two paper copies in three-ring binders plus electronic version as a single PDF file with bookmarks.
January 3, 2022 Finalized Portfolio submitted to A & P Chair/committee Two paper copies in three-ring binders plus electronic version as a single PDF file with bookmarks along with Chair’s Letter of support.
January 5, 2022 (Wednesday) Portfolio due to the External Reviewers Electronic version as a single PDF file with bookmarks securely on Microsoft Teams
February 14, 2022 Portfolio review due to the A & P Committee from the External Reviewers
March 28, 2022 A & P Candidate report due to the Dean Candidate Report
April 25, 2022 Final determination by Dean Letter from Dean
May 6, 2022 (Friday) Appeal (if applicable) Letter to the President (on paper and electronically)
June 6, 2022 Final decision by President Letter from President
July 1, 2022 (Friday) Promotions granted go into effect N/A

*All dates fall on a Monday unless otherwise noted
PDF Version of Schedule

Helpful links and resources for building your portfolio:

 IAMSE Medical Science Educator Toolkit

  • Includes worksheets to help faculty evaluate and display excellence across multiple educator domains
  • Provides a sample portfolio and evaluator assessment guide.

UNM Advance: Video

  • In this recorded presentation, University of New Mexico faculty share advice for preparing a promotion and tenure dossier.

The Teaching Portfolio: a Handbook for Faculty, Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows

  • By Hannelore B. Rodriguez-Farrar
  • A resource to help faculty document their teaching achievements and progress over time
  • Also provides a guide on writing a personal teaching philosophy and CV

Chronicle of Higher Education-How to Write a Statement of Teaching Philosophy 

  • by Gabriela A. Montell

Chronicle of Higher Education-4 Steps to a Memorable Teaching Philosophy 

  • by James M. Lang

Ohio State University: Teaching Portfolio

  • Step-by-step resource including documenting teaching responsibilities, writing a teaching statement, selecting sample teaching materials for dossier, and highlighting teaching effectiveness.
  • Includes a helpful reading list on teaching portfolios


For any questions on the current promotions cycle, please contact the Chair of the Appointment and Promotions Committee, Dr. Scott Cyrus, scyrus@bcomnm.org.

For faculty support or questions regarding faculty resources, please contact Faculty Affairs, facultyaffairs@bcomnm.org.