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Professor (tenure-stream)

Person appointed upon the recommendation of either a Statutory Selection Committee or the University Tenure Committee for Recruitment (UTCR) to:

  1. an appointment with tenure conferred on tenure-track Associate Professors, or
  2. a tenure track appointment of limited maximum duration (five years). Mandatory consideration for tenure in the 4th year.
  3. an appointment conferred on new appointees who are judged to have met the appropriate criteria for the conferral of this rank.

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.

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RECRUITING & APPROVALS

Approval of Staffing Plan and Recruitment Licence Mandatory Recruiting New Tenure-Track/Tenured Ranked Academic and Librarian Staff
Advertising Mandatory Advertising Academic Positions
Advertising Templates   Advertising Templates
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

Appointment Type Tenure-Track or Tenured Academic Staff, Ranked RRETAS-6.8
Additional Qualifiers May be appointed "Clinical tenure-stream" in the Faculty of Medicine Clinical Tenure-Stream (GFT-U)
Initial Appointment Term Initial minimum tenure-track appointment of 5 years, but less than 6 years leading to tenure, OR initially with tenure RRETAS-6.8
Joint Appointment Possible? Must be Full 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 Section-7
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

Reappointment Term Not applicable, must pursue tenure RRETAS-6.7.1
Tenure RRETAS-Section 7

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 Eligibility Yes Sabbatic Leaves
Staff dependent tuition waiver program Yes Admin Handbook Staff Tuition
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-6.8.2 and RRETAS-6.4
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