Applying for Appointment
The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine faculty is composed of regular faculty members, instructional faculty members, and those with special appointments.
Regular faculty include:
- Faculty members with a primary appointment to the school in tenure and non-tenure tracks appointed in the ranks of professor, associate professor, and assistant professor
Instructional faculty include:
- Faculty members with an adjunct appointment to the school appointed in the ranks of adjunct professor, adjunct associate professor, and adjunct assistant professor
- Clinical preceptors
- Senior instructors
- Visiting faculty
Candidates Seeking a Faculty Appointment
Application Requirements for Faculty Appointment
Candidates seeking appointment to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine should review the above requirements and guidelines.
Initial Faculty Appointment Application Packet
This packet should be reviewed, completed, and submitted by the faculty candidate to his or her department chair. Electronic completion and submission is preferred.
Curriculum Vitae Guidelines
This document provides guidance on how to properly submit an academically-focused CV in the required medical school format.
New Faculty Orientation
All candidates for initial faculty appointment must complete a new faculty orientation session. The goal of this experience is to introduce the candidate to the academic mission of the medical school and to create awareness of the variety of resources available to faculty members.
There are normally six sessions per calendar year, occurring at the medical school building (2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016) and at various times of the day. Remote access via live webinar is also available.
Contact the faculty affairs office for further information about the orientation process.
Accessing Virginia Tech Systems
After your appointment has been approved and activated you will receive a 9-digit VT ID number. You will need that number to activate your Virginia Tech Personal IDentificatier (PID).
It is important to set up your VT PID and email account as soon as possible so you will be able to access library resources and to access computer resources such as Zoom, Canvas, Elements, and the university’s learning management system.
Please note: You will not have a full VT PID until you complete all 3 of these steps: (user name, password, and 2-factor authentication). Please choose your username carefully, because you cannot change it once it is established.