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Pilot – Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Enhanced Research Appointment Program

Purdue University is pleased to announce a new pilot initiative to recognize the exceptional research focused efforts, duties and activities of our tenured and tenure-track faculty that advance the Purdue research enterprise. Those who qualify may be eligible for a new concurrent faculty appointment allowing for up to 0.75 FTE to be established at a salary up to 25% higher than their current institutional base salary. Eligible tenured and tenure-track faculty must submit an application to qualify.

The Application Deadline was May 31, 2023 for this pilot program—applications are no longer being accepted for FY 2024.

Application Form (link no longer available)

E-mail completed application form to:

Details on pilot program including individual eligibility, specific enhanced research appointment, base salary enhancement criteria, and allowable funding sources can be found in the policy document.

Examples of completed application forms provided below:

  • Example 1 – Faculty base appointment in one department and enhanced research appointment in one department (most common)
  • Example 2 – Faculty base (concurrent) appointments in two departments and enhanced research appointment in one department only
  • Example 3 – Faculty base (concurrent) appointments in two departments and enhanced research appointments in two departments

Program Guidelines and Eligibility

Compensation calculator, frequently asked questions and program overview can be found at the following links:

Questions or comments about this program should be directed to

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

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