Person appointed upon the recommendation of either a Statutory Selection Committee or the University Tenure Committee for Recruitment (UTCR) to:
- an appointment with tenure conferred on tenure-track Associate Professors, or
- a tenure track appointment of limited maximum duration (five years). Mandatory consideration for tenure in the 4th year.
- 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.
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-6.8|
|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 Term||Not applicable, must pursue tenure||RRETAS-6.7.1|
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 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-6.8.2 and RRETAS-6.4|