A job classification for faculty jobs, indicating that someone is eligible for a permanent position ("tenure") should he or she meet certain expectations by the time of the evaluation ("tenure review").
Questions tagged with tenure-track may ask about things like:
- Getting hired into a tenure-track position. For example: Is it more difficult to score a Tenure Track position in the US when applying from outside?
- The application and interview process for tenure-track jobs. For example: Interviewing for tenure track jobs: When will the committee contact your references?
- The process of promotion on the tenure track. For example: Should non-tenured/non-tenure-track faculty be permitted to vote on tenure-track hires?
- Systematic differences related to tenure and tenure-track in different fields or countries. For example: Do Australian academic jobs have similar tenure track policies as USA?