Associate Professor (tenure-stream)
- as a promotion with tenure granted to a tenure track Assistant Professor, or
- to a tenure track appointment of limited maximum duration (six years). Mandatory consideration for tenure in the 5th year
- as a new appointee who is judged to have met the appropriate criteria both for the conferral of the rank, and the granting of tenure at the time of the initial appointment.
Appointees are expected to devote themselves to the full range of academic duties as defined in the regulations.
The Regulations Relating to the Employment of Tenure Track and Tenured Academic Staff (RRETAS) govern this academic classification.
Listed below are further guidelines and procedures which supplement the Regulations.
RECRUITING & APPROVALS
|Approval of Staffing Plan and Recruitment Licence||Mandatory||Recruiting New Tenure-Track/Tenured Ranked Academic and Librarian Staff|
|Advertising||Mandatory||Advertising Ranked Academic Positions|
|Employment Equity||Mandatory||Employment Equity Guidelines - Academic Recruitment|
|Immigration||Cannot be initiated until the candidate has been approved by the Provost.||Administrators Information Regarding Immigration Procedures for Tenure-Track/Tenured Academic Staff|
|Relocation Process||Cannot be initiated until the candidate has been approved by the Provost.||Relocation Service|
|Appointment Type||Tenure-Track or Tenured Academic Staff, Ranked||RRETAS-6.7|
|Additional Qualifiers||May be appointed "Clinical tenure-stream" in the Faculty of Medicine||Clinical Tenure-Stream (GFT-U)|
|Initial Appointment Term||An initial minimum term of 3 years, but not more than 4 years, OR with tenure||RRETAS-6.7|
|Joint Appointment Possible?||Must be Associate Professor in both units.
If joint is not appropriate, use Associate Member for any secondary academic appointments
|RRETAS-2.7 and RRETAS-6.3|
|Required Documentation to Appoint||See Link to right||Submitting a Recruitment Dossier for Tenure Track Hires|
|Recruitment with Tenure||See guidelines on submitting a file for UTCR consideration||RRETAS-7.32 through 7.32.6|
|Salary Minima||Must meet established minimum||Salary Minima|
|Work Permit||Required for all non-Canadians, with the exception of Permanent Residents of Canada|
|Official Letter of Appointment Issued?||Provostial Letter||RRETAS-6.2|
|Terms/Conditions of Appointment||To be sent to candidate by departmental Chair within 60 days of appointment||RRETAS-Section 4 and RRETAS-6.9 through 6.12.3|
|Clinical Appointments||The salary and the Hospital affiliation must be indicated for these appointments|
|FTE in Minerva/Banner||see Link to right||Guidelines to FTE|
|Reappointment Term||For duration of not more than 3 years, all appointments not to exceed six years in aggregate||RRETAS-6.7.1|
|Reappointment Process||RRETAS-6.13 through 6.14.6|
|Required Documentation to Reappoint||See Link to right||Tenure Track Reappointment Process|
|Official Letter of Reappointment Issued?||Yes, Provostial Letter
Letter issued a minimum 37-weeks from the end of the current appointment, otherwise an automatic one-year terminal extension and/or terminal appointment is accorded.
|Promotion||To Full Professor||RRETAS-Section 8|
|Salary increase on Promotion||Yes||Promotion of a tenure-stream/tenured Associate Professor to Full Professor|
OTHER RELATED POLICIES
|Benefits and University Pension Plan Eligibility||Yes||• Admin Handbook Benefits
• Benefits at a Glance
• Pensions Brochure
|Leaves of Absence Eligibility||Yes||Leaves of Absence|
|Maternity/Parental||Yes||Maternity and Parental Leaves|
|Sabbatic Leave Eligilibility||Yes||Sabbatic Leaves|
|Staff Dependent Tuition Waiver Program||Yes||Admin Handbook Staff Dependent Tuition Waiver Policy|
|Staff Tuition Assistance Program||Yes||Benefits Educational Assistance|
|Vacation Entitlement||Vacation Entitlement for Academic Staff|
|Notice of Termination||37-week notification for untenured staff members engaged in a limited term appointment||RRETAS-6.7.3 and RRETAS-6.4|