Welcome to the University of New Mexico School of Medicine Office of Academic Affairs website. We are committed to supporting the academic careers of all of our 1,000+ faculty members.
To that end, we hope this website will help you and the administrative professionals who support you find the information you need to navigate our promotions and appointments systems, to identify resources to support your personal faculty development, and to understand the policies and governance of our community.
Our professional staff is available to serve you and we welcome your questions and feedback at any time. We look forward to supporting you throughout your career as a Faculty member of the School of Medicine.
The Office of Academic Affairs is a team of professionals dedicated to addressing the human resource needs of the SOM academic personnel through quality and responsive service. We support the career development of the faculty who are the consistent threads of the intellectual fabric advancing the academic missions of the School of Medicine.
The SOM Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for all faculty process involving existing faculty. This includes compensation, retention, leave, promotion, faculty development, policies, legal issues, rank and track, effort distribution, Volunteer Faculty and Letters of Academic titles etc. We are also charged with conducting all high level searches to include external and internal competitive searches for all Dean, Chair and Director positions. Read more.