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Office of Faculty Affairs - Appointments and Promotions


This section offers a step by step explanation of how the promotion process works along with resources to help you in the process. The following is a list of the content of this section. Click on the links to the right for more information about a particular topic.

The Promotion Process
A description of the promotion process in the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry with a timeline and a flow chart of key steps.

Academic Titles
Brief descriptions of the different appointments that can be held by department faculty, some guidelines as to the basis for types of title assignments with links to the more detailed guidelines and explanations.

Application Materials
Application forms and guidelines for Department of Psychiatry promotion applications.

Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the most commonly asked questions about appointments and promotions

Committee on Appointments and Promotions (COAP)
A list of the current members of the COAP committee. COAP is the departmental committee that reviews all proposed promotions.

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