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Adjunct/Clinical/Practitioner Graduate Faculty

A faculty member teaching graduate or post-baccalaureate clinical, practicum, or internship courses who holds at least a master’s degree in the teaching discipline and has certification/licensure or demonstrated clinical/practice leadership in a specialization relevant to the course content may apply for Clinical/Practitioner Graduate Faculty status.  Clinical/Practitioner Graduate Faculty will be teaching specified graduate courses and may have limited responsibilities and privileges related to the graduate education at EKU.

Adjunct faculty should use this form to apply for Graduate Faculty status.

*Please complete the application electronically (handwritten forms may be returned), print, and obtain required signatures before sending to the Graduate School.

Generally, applicants for Clinical/Practitioner Graduate Faculty status must meet the following criteria:

Educational Background and Tenure Status

  • Hold at least a master’s degree in the teaching discipline and must have certification/licensure or demonstrated clinical/practice leadership in a specialization relevant to the course content

Experience and Leadership

  • Two to five years (depending on discipline specific accreditation requirements) practice experience in the teaching area at the advanced level.
  • Leadership role in practice or in the profession.

Required Evidence of Experience

  • List of undergraduate and/or graduate courses taught during the last five years
  • List of comprehensive examination or thesis committees on which the applicant has served.   
  • The nomination form must be accompanied by the faculty’s teaching evaluations or a letter from the department chair giving evidence of excellent teaching.

Duration of Status

Must be renewed every five years.

*Please complete the application electronically (handwritten forms may be returned), print, and obtain required signatures before sending to the Graduate School.