Office of Faculty Academic Affairs

About the office

The Office of Faculty Academic Affairs provides leadership to the dean and department chairs on academic matters related to faculty personnel, polices, and procedures. It:

  • analyzes and advises on issues related to faculty merit, promotion, and discipline.
  • reviews proposals for appointment and promotion of academic personnel.
  • serves as liaison between the School and campus academic offices and governing bodies.

Part of the Dean’s Office, it is led by the vice dean of academic affairs, who reports to the dean.

Responsibilities include

  • Sharing potential and actual changes in academic personnel policies and procedures with the dean and department chairs and recommending courses of action.

  • Analyzing and advising on issues pertaining to faculty merits, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, diversity, equity, and problem resolution.

  • Reviewing proposals for academic promotion and appointments.

  • Serving as a liaison with campus-level academic affairs offices and governing bodies.

Expertise includes

  • Academic personnel policies and procedures.

  • UCSF and University of California systemwide academic personnel governance.

  • Faculty work/life issues.

  • Faculty diversity and equity.

  • Academic Senate processes.

  • Faculty compensation and benefits.

  • Faculty promotion and retention.

Office members

Vice Dean of Academic Affairs
Vice Chair of Professional Affairs
Thomas J. Long Professor of Community Pharmacy Practice
+1 714 731-0604
Staffing and Operations Director
+1 415 476-8015
Director of Faculty En­gage­ment and Awards
+1 415 305-1882

UCSF advisor on academic affairs issues

Academic Manager
+1 415 476-2571

Links and PDF documents

Faculty Resources

School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy Advisory Group

Faculty family-friendly policies

The School of Pharmacy is committed to helping faculty balance career and family needs. Family-friendly policies and benefits, including Fact Sheets, are available from UCSF’s Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs: Family-Friendly Policies and Resources.

Outside professional activity

  • UC OATS - All outside professional activities requiring prior approval should be submitted prior to engagement via the OATS application, which can be reached via the MyAccess landing page.