Office of the Dean

O’Dowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3634

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Appointments and Promotions


Obtaining Documents for the Appointment Process

Candidates interested in applying for Faculty Appointment, will find all the necessary documents to complete the process in the list below.

Appointment Documents:

  1. How to obtain a faculty appointment
  2. Departmental Committee on Appointment, Promotions, & Tenure Guidelines
  3. Department Chair Recommendation Template

Contact Us for Further Information

For further information regarding the appointment process, please contact Brian December, at 248-370-3626 or email us at


OUWB School of Medicine Promotion Process

The 2016/2017 Promotion process will be announced by the end of March 2016. This year’s process will be managed through our newly purchased faculty data tracking system. The system will optimize the promotion process by facilitating web based submissions for the material required for promotions; including but not limited to the promotion application, CV, personal statement, achievement summaries and electronic reference solicitation. Please stay tuned for further information. 

Contact Us for Further Information 

For further information regarding the promotion process, please contact Deirdre Pitts, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development at or Janine Dewitte, Manager of Faculty Affairs at