PRS Promotions

The 2018-19 casebook guidelines and templates are now available.  All casebooks will be generated through Mountain Pass’ software SmartPath.  Certain sections of the casebook will be generated through the system while other items will be uploaded by the department.  Links to templates for uploading are below.  Please refer to the guidelines for reference and additional instruction.

: The CoE Executive Committee approved simplifying the procedures for promoting Research Investigators to Assistant Research Scientists.  The casebook for such a promotion will follow the appointment guidelines for an Assistant Research Scientist.  (

The ADAA Office is requiring that all candidates complete the CV in a standard format, to be submitted to external reviewers when soliciting letters and within the casebook.  The 2018-19 CV for the research scientist track should be created in SmartPath (  The pdf version of the CV may used as reference.  If promotion candidates and their departments need help in building CVs, please contact the ADAA Office for assistance.

Please note that faculty casebooks will be due in the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) office no later than Monday, November 12 at noon.  The casebook review meeting with the CoE Executive Committee, Department Chairs and Associate Deans will be held Thursday, January 24 and Friday, January 25, 2018.  Additional information (location, agenda) will be provided in early January.

If you have any questions regarding casebook content or SmartPath, please contact Sherry Hall (, 647-7018).

Additional information is available in the form of Faculty Promotion Guidelines from the Office of the Vice President for Research at: (Please note that UMOR has not yet updated promotion guidelines for 2018-2019. The ADAA Office will notify departments when they become available.)