Renewal Period: 

February 1 – March 1

Secondary Appointment Renewal Form

Renewal Deadline:

Applications for renewal must be submitted no later than March 1 regardless of when the original request for secondary appointment was approved. If a renewal request is not submitted, the secondary appointment ends on June 30.

Term of Appointment:

Renewal appointments are effective July 1 through June 30 and must be renewed annually.

Requirements for Eligibility:

The requirements for renewal are the same as the initial application:

  1. Applicant must have worked as a full-time permanent employee of the University of Delaware in the Department of Physical Therapy for at least two years. Notes: (1) Current residents may not apply; (2) The two-year requirement may be waived for new hires who had a primary faculty appointment for two years at another academic institution.
  2. Applicant must have received a minimum of “meets expectations” for the overall rating on the prior year’s performance appraisal.
  3. In addition, applicant must meet at least one of the following criteria:
  • Clinical instructor responsible for at least four students during the past year
  • Served as associate director or director during the past year
  • Served as course coordinator during the past year
  • Responsible for substantial course content (in one course or across multiple courses) during the past year

Rights and Privileges of Secondary Appointments:

  1. Invitation to applicable departmental meetings including, but not limited to, the annual departmental meeting
  2. Opportunity to provide input on DPT curriculum
  3. Opportunity to provide input on departmental decisions commensurate with role

Responsibilities of Secondary Appointments:

  1. Submit an annual review document as requested
  2. Attend the annual departmental meeting as requested
  3. Provide feedback and input to meeting representatives as requested
  4. Participate in departmental service