Faculty Info

See menu items at left for specific information on relevant faculty affairs policies and processes, as well as various resources for faculty. Faculty appointment types at the Harvard Chan School include the following ranks:

Individuals with PRIMARY faculty appointments

  • Tenured Professor
  • Research Professor
  • Term Professor
  • Professor of the Practice
  • Professor in Residence
  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer

Individuals with SECONDARY faculty appointments

  • have a primary faculty appointment at another Harvard school

Individuals with ADJUNCT faculty appointments

  • ordinarily have a primary appointment at an academic institution other than Harvard University or (by exception) employment in the private sector

Individuals with VISITING faculty appointments

  • ordinarily on sabbatical from their primary academic institution, but occasionally engaged in critical work at the School not among the criteria for an adjunct appointment


  • primary faculty who have additional affiliations in a second department at the School