Institute for Families in Society
Affiliate and Associate Faculty
Affiliate and Associate Faculty Application Form (pdf)
The purpose of the Institute for Families in Society associate and affiliate faculty policy is to further the Institute's mission by facilitating the creation of productive and mutually beneficial relationships with faculty members who currently occupy full-time or part-time positions in another unit within the University, other Institutions of Higher Education, or scholarly community partners; and who, by virtue of their research agendas, identify with and are deemed capable of significant contributions to the Institute's mission. The policy also serves as a vehicle for cooperation between the IFS and the departments or organizations in which associate and affiliated faculty members have academic appointments.
Affiliate Faculty: Currently hold a Masters degree or higher, occupy full-time or part-time positions in another unit within the University, other Institutions of Higher Education, or scholarly community partners; and who, by virtue of their research agendas are collaborating with IFS in a formal way OR are a co-investigator on one or more IFS grants. Affiliate faculty have the right to participate on IFS committees and are eligible for IFS seed grants as appropriate. Affiliate faculty must attend at least one annual meeting, and identify IFS on all publications and presentations, and agree to be listed as Affiliate Faculty on the IFS website.
Associate Faculty: Normally hold a dual appointment with IFS with less than 60 percent of their salary paid thru IFS. They are Co-PI on IFS housed grants and contracts. Affiliate faculty have the right to the support of the IFS central administration and housing and facilities in proportion to the IDC recovery coming back to IFS. They will have elected representation on IFS Executive Committee and are eligible for seed grants designated by IFS. Associate faculty will participate on IFS committees, attend an annual meeting, identify IFS on all publications and presentations, and agree to be listed as Associate Faculty on the IFS website. IDCs on grants funded through IFS remain at IFS.