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ITEM FACULTY LECTURER SENIOR FACULTY LECTURER ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR PROFESSOR REGULATION/
PROCEDURE
DEFINITION Contractual appointment during which appointees are expected to devote themselves primarily to teaching – minimum qualifications a graduate degree or equivalent. Appointees are not eligible for consideration for tenure. Contractual appointment. Appointee has a graduate degree plus six years continuous employment as a Faculty Lecturer at McGill and meets the promotion criteria of their department (normally superior performance in teaching). Exceptionally, may be an entry level appointment for person who has minimum of six years similar continuous employment at another institution and who meets the other requirements. Appointees are not eligible for consideration for tenure. Contractual appointment during which appointees are expected to devote themselves to academic duties assigned by their chair/dean, reflected by a "descriptor" in parenthesis to their rank. Appointees are not eligible for consideration for tenure. Contractual appointment conferred on CAS Assistant Professors or on new appointees who are judged to have met the appropriate criteria for this rank. Appointees are expected to devote themselves to academic duties assigned by their chair/dean, reflected by a "descriptor" in parenthesis to their rank. Appointees are not eligible for consideration for tenure. Contractual appointment conferred on CAS Associate Professors or on new appointees who are judged to have met the appropriate criteria for this rank. Appointees are expected to devote themselves to academic duties assigned by their chair/dean, reflected by a “descriptor” in parenthesis to their rank. Appointees are not eligible for consideration for tenure. The Regulations Relating to the Employment of Contract Academic Staff (CAS) govern these academic classifications. Listed below are further guidelines and procedures which supplement the Regulations.
 
ITEM FACULTY LECTURER SENIOR FACULTY LECTURER ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR PROFESSOR REGULATION/
PROCEDURE
RECRUITING & APPROVALS
Approval of Recruitment Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Recruiting New Contract Academic Staff
Advertising Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Advertising Ranked Academic Positions
Employment Equity Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Employment Equity Guidelines - Academic Recruitment
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ITEM FACULTY LECTURER SENIOR FACULTY LECTURER ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR PROFESSOR REGULATION/
PROCEDURE
APPOINTMENT
Appointment Type Contract Academic Staff, Ranked, not eligible for tenure. CAS-2.5, CAS-4.1, and CAS-5.7.2. Contract Academic Staff, Ranked, not eligible for tenure. CAS-2.5, CAS-4.1, and CAS-5.7.2. Contract Academic Staff, Ranked, not eligible for tenure. CAS-2.5, CAS-4.1, and CAS-5.7.2. Contract Academic Staff, Ranked, not eligible for tenure. CAS-2.5, CAS-4.1, and CAS-5.7.2. Contract Academic Staff, Ranked, not eligible for tenure. CAS-2.5, CAS-4.1, and CAS-5.7.2.  
Additional Qualifiers May be appointed "Clinical Contract Academic Staff" in the Faculty of Medicine May be appointed "Clinical Contract Academic Staff" in the Faculty of Medicine May be appointed "Clinical Contract Academic Staff" in the Faculty of Medicine May be appointed "Clinical Contract Academic Staff" in the Faculty of Medicine May be appointed "Clinical Contract Academic Staff" in the Faculty of Medicine Clinical CAS (GFT-H)
Descriptor None, or Clinical or Professional None, or Clinical or Professional See Contract Academic Staff - Ranked Descriptors for a comprehensive list of available descriptors. See Contract Academic Staff - Ranked Descriptors for a comprehensive list of available descriptors. See Contract Academic Staff - Ranked Descriptors for a comprehensive list of available descriptors.  
Initial Appointment Term For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-5.6.1. For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-5.6.1. For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-4.1.2.2. For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-5.6.1. For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-5.6.1.  
Joint Appointment Possible? Yes, must be Faculty Lecturer in both units. If joint is not appropriate, use Associate Member for any secondary academic appointments. CAS-5.2.2. Yes. must be Senior Faculty Lecturer in both units. If joint is not appropriate, use Associate Member for any secondary academic appointments. CAS-5.2.2. Yes, must be Assistant Professor in both units. If joint is not appropriate, use Associate Member for any secondary academic appointments. CAS-5.2.2. Must be Associate Professor in both units. If joint is not appropriate, use Associate Member for any secondary academic appointments. CAS-5.2.2. Must be Professor in both units. If joint is not appropriate, use Associate Member for any secondary academic appointments. CAS-5.2.2.  
Recommended Minimum Credentials Graduate degree or equivalent Graduate degree or equivalent plus 6 years continuous employment PhD degree or equivalent. (Post doctoral experience or equivalent may also be required) PhD degree or equivalent. (Post doctoral experience or equivalent may also be required.) PhD degree or equivalent. (Post doctoral experience or equivalent may also be required.)  
Required Approvals to Appoint CAS Approvals - Appointments CAS Approvals - Appointments CAS Approvals - Appointments CAS Approvals - Appointments CAS Approvals - Appointments  
Required Documentation to Appoint Submitting a Recruitment Dossier for Contract Academic Staff Hires Submitting a Recruitment Dossier for Contract Academic Staff Hires Submitting a Recruitment Dossier for Contract Academic Staff Hires Submitting a Recruitment Dossier for Contract Academic Staff Hires Submitting a Recruitment Dossier for Contract Academic Staff Hires  
Salary Minima Must meet established Salary Minima unless appointed as "nil-salary" Must meet established Salary Minima unless appointed as "nil-salary" Must meet established Salary Minima unless appointed as "nil-salary" Must meet established Salary Minima unless appointed as "nil-salary" Must meet established Salary Minima unless appointed as "nil-salary"  
Work Permit Required for all non-Canadians, with the exception of Permanent Residents of Canada Required for all non-Canadians, with the exception of Permanent Residents of Canada Required for all non-Canadians, with the exception of Permanent Residents of Canada Required for all non-Canadians, with the exception of Permanent Residents of Canada Required for all non-Canadians, with the exception of Permanent Residents of Canada  
Official Letter of Appointment Issued? Provostial Letter, for appointments of 5 months or greater Provostial Letter, for appointments of 5 months or greater Provostial Letter, for appointments of 5 months or greater Provostial Letter, for appointments of 5 months or greater Provostial Letter, for appointments of 5 months or greater  
Terms/Conditions of Appointment CAS-5.7.3 CAS-5.7.3 CAS-5.7.3 CAS-5.7.3 CAS-5.7.3  
FTE in Minerva/Banner Guidelines to FTE Guidelines to FTE Guidelines to FTE Guidelines to FTE Guidelines to FTE  
 
ITEM FACULTY LECTURER SENIOR FACULTY LECTURER ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR PROFESSOR REGULATION/
PROCEDURE
REAPPOINTMENT
Reappointment Term For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-5.6.2. For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-5.6.2. For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-5.6.2. For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-5.6.2. For duration of not more than 3 years. CAS-5.6.2.  
Indefinite Term After 6 years continuous employment at rank in the same department. CAS-5.6.2. After 6 years continuous employment at rank in the same department. CAS-5.6.2 After 6 years continuous employment at rank in the same department. CAS-5.6.2 After 6 years continuous employment at rank in the same department. CAS-5.6.2 After 6 years continuous employment at rank in the same department. CAS-5.6.2 Information on Processing Minerva Appointment Forms where Grants contribute to the salary
Promotion To Senior Faculty Lecturer (or CAS Assistant Professor, where available). CAS, Section 5.4. Promotion of Faculty Lecturer to Senior Faculty Lecturer Not applicable. To Associate Professor. CAS, Section 5.4. To Full Professor only upon application. CAS, Section 5.4. Not applicable.  
Required Approvals to Promote CAS Approvals - Promotions CAS Approvals - Promotions CAS Approvals - Promotions CAS Approvals - Promotions CAS Approvals - Promotions  
Required Approvals to Reappoint CAS Approvals - Reappointments CAS Approvals - Reappointments CAS Approvals - Reappointments CAS Approvals - Reappointments CAS Approvals - Reappointments  
Required Documentation to Reappoint Contract Academic Staff Reappointment Process Contract Academic Staff Reappointment Process Contract Academic Staff Reappointment Process Contract Academic Staff Reappointment Process Contract Academic Staff Reappointment Process  
Official Letter of Reappointment Issued? Provostial Letter, for reappointments of 5 months or greater Provostial Letter, for reappointments of 5 months or greater Provostial Letter, for reappointments of 5 months or greater Provostial Letter, for reappointments of 5 months or greater Provostial Letter, for reappointments of 5 months or greater  
Required Approvals to Change Status CAS Approvals - Change of Status CAS Approvals - Change of Status CAS Approvals - Change of Status CAS Approvals - Change of Status CAS Approvals - Change of Status  
 
ITEM FACULTY LECTURER SENIOR FACULTY LECTURER ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR PROFESSOR REGULATION/
PROCEDURE
OTHER RELATED POLICIES
Benefits and University Pension Plan Eligibility Full-time staff: mandatory. Minimum 3 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Part-time staff: optional. Minimum 9 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Full-time staff: mandatory. Minimum 3 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Part-time staff: optional. Minimum 9 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Full-time staff: mandatory. Minimum 3 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Part-time staff: optional. Minimum 9 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Full-time staff: mandatory. Minimum 3 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Part-time staff: optional. Minimum 9 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Full-time staff: mandatory. Minimum 3 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Part-time staff: optional. Minimum 9 month appointment with minimum salary $25,000/annum Contributory Benefits Coverage
Benefits at a Glance
Pensions Brochure
Leaves of Absence Eligibility May be considered on ad-hoc basis May be considered on ad-hoc basis May be considered on ad-hoc basis May be considered on ad-hoc basis May be considered on ad-hoc basis Leaves of Absence
Maternity/Parental Full-time: Yes Part-time: covered providing they meet minimum benefits threshold as described above Full-time: Yes Part-time: covered providing they meet minimum benefits threshold as described above Full-time: Yes Part-time: covered providing they meet minimum benefits threshold as described above Full-time: Yes Part-time: covered providing they meet minimum benefits threshold as described above Full-time: Yes Part-time: covered providing they meet minimum benefits threshold as described above Maternity and Parental Leaves
Sabbatic Leave Eligibility Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable  
Staff Dependent Tuition Waiver Program Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Staff Dependent Tuition Waiver Policy
Staff Tuition Assistance Program Full-time staff only Full-time staff only Full-time staff only Full-time staff only Full-time staff only Benefits Educational Assistance
Severance Eligibility Yes, after 5 years continuous employment. CAS, Section 5.10. Yes, after 5 years continuous employment Yes, after 5 years continuous employment Yes, after 5 years continuous employment Yes, after 5 years continuous employment  
Vacation Entitlement Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Vacation Entitlement for Academic Staff
Notice of Non-Renewal For those appointed more than 1 year, 37 weeks notice as described in regulations. CAS, Section 5.9 For those appointed more than 1 year, 37 weeks notice as described in regulations. CAS, Section 5.9 For those appointed more than 1 year, 37 weeks notice as described in regulations. CAS, Section 5.9 For those appointed more than 1 year, 37 weeks notice as described in regulations. CAS, Section 5.9 For those appointed more than 1 year, 37 weeks notice as described in regulations. CAS, Section 5.9