Initial appointment as assistant professor (AP1)

Timing: The initial appointment as assistant professor is made for four years, with a term beginning July 1 or (in some cases) January 1.

Documents: FAS faculty are no longer hired under FASTAP 2007. Contact Neyza Sanchez ( or Lisa Turner ( if you need to access old FASTAP 2007 search documents.

Process: Departments and appointing programs engage in a rigorous international search “with the objective of appointing the finest and most promising faculty.” All FAS faculty are now hired under FASTAP 2016.

Criteria: Candidates for assistant professorships at Yale should “exhibit potential for significant research and scholarly publication, and demonstrate excellent prospects for creative teaching and effective student mentoring.