Tenure and Promotion/E-mail message to co-author

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NOTE: Correct names, rank and gender. Add bibliographic references and correct gender references

Dear Professor YY, 

I am writing to you as a co-author with XX, who is a candidate for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor at York. 

The requirements for tenure and promotion files at York requires us to solicit comments from co-authors on the nature of the candidate's contribution to joint work. 

I am attaching a copy of Professor XX’s cv. Of the publications that have been sent to referees, one is co-authored with you, namely: 

[Insert bibliographical reference to publication]

The file preparation committee and I would be very appreciative if you could send comments on her contribution to this paper. 

I would appreciate receiving your reply by DATE. 

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. 

Best regards, 

Associate Professor 
Department of Mathematics and Statistics 
York University 

For the file preparation committee.

1. cv
2. copy of relevant paper(s)