Teaching and Research Professor titles (at the prefix levels of Assistant, Associate, no-prefix) are instructional or research academic staff titles. As such, UWM Academic Staff Policies and Procedures apply to these appointments.

UWM Guidelines for Use of Teaching Professor Titles and UWM Guidelines for Use of Research Professor Titles address general provisions including duties of employees in these titles and criteria for placement in these titles at the different prefix levels. UWM Procedures for Teaching and Research Professor Titles provides guidance on procedures for placing current employees into these titles.