School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Appointments

Appointment Process for Payroll (FTE) Faculty

Online Hiring System

In addition to the documents submitted to the OFA for faculty appointments, the University requires all candidates to submit an online application. Please advise potential faculty candidates of the posting number and have them submit an electronic application on the WSU Online Hiring System.

Forms (and Templates) Required for FTE Appointments:

Required documents and templates are available below. Documents not submitted on current official OFA standardized templates will be returned to the sender for resubmission.

Policies and Procedures




Payroll Letters of Offer


Payroll Leave of Absence


Renewal and Non-Renewal Notifications


Resignation and Retirement


The OFA requires that completed appointment documents and dossiers be submitted electronically. Dossiers should be compiled using PDF Portfolio and submitted to the OFA email address: If PDF Portfolio is not available, scan all documents into a single .pdf. In order to continue through the appointment process, the original documents with signature for payroll/FTE faculty must be received in the Office of Faculty Affairs.

The SOM mailroom provides secure mail delivery for flash drives and original signed documents being sent to OFA. OFA staff will collect all secure mail daily from a locked box located in the SOM (Scott Hall) mail room twice a day (morning and afternoon).

Please contact the OFA at (313) 577-9877 or via email,, for assistance, to answer any questions, or if you have submitted a document to the drop box and need immediate attention. We look forward to providing the most efficient service possible.