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Distinguished Professorship

Nominations for University Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Professor are accepted on a rolling basis and are initiated at the department or school level by an individual or group in an associated discipline.

Prestigious Roles

  • University Distinguished Professor is reserved for faculty who have made significant and sustained contributions to research, scholarship, teaching and education at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
  • Distinguished Professor is reserved for faculty being actively recruited to a faculty appointment at KU Medical Center who have with an outstanding academic career at another institution being recruited for a faculty position at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Nomination Process

All nominations should be submitted to the Faculty Affairs Office.  

For a complete listing of eligibility criteria, as well as the review process, review the KUMC Faculty Handbook (pdf) or visit our intranet.

Faculty Affairs and Career Development

University of Kansas Medical Center
Faculty Affairs and Career Development
Mailstop 4009
Wescoe Pavilion 5003

3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-1381
Fax: 913-588-5242