Person (other than a student) holding a fellowship or other award (conferred by McGill or another institution or agency) who is invited to pursue research, scholarly or creative activities activities for a limited definite term within an academic unit of the University.
The Regulations Relating to the Employment of Contract Academic Staff (CAS) govern this academic classification.
Listed below are further guidelines and procedures which supplement the Regulations.
RECRUITING & APPROVALS
|Approval of Recruitment||Mandatory||Submitting a Recruitment Dossier for Contract Academic Staff Hires|
|Employment Equity||Not applicable|
|Immigration||Mandatory for non-Canadians||Citizenship and Immigration Canada|
|Appointment Type||Visiting Academic Staff, Unranked, not eligible for tenure||CAS-2.5, CAS-4.1, and CAS-9.1|
|Initial Appointment Term||Definite Term not exceeding 12-months||CAS-9.5.1|
|Joint Appointment Possible?||Not applicable. If a secondary academic affiliation is desired, please see Affiliate Member|
|Recommended Minimum Credentials||PhD or equivalent|
|Required Approvals to Appoint||See Link to Right||CAS Approvals - Appointments|
|Required Documentation to Appoint||See Link to Right||Submitting a Recruitment Dossier for Contract Academic Staff Hires|
|Salary Minima||Not Applicable|
|Work Permit||Required for all non-Canadians, with the exception of Permanent Residents of Canada |
Note: It is unlikely that a permit will be granted for more than 2 years.
|Official Letter of Appointment||From Dean or Departmental Chair|
|Terms/Conditions of Appointment||CAS-9.5.3|
|FTE in Minerva/Banner||see Link to right||Guidelines to FTE|
|Reappointment Term||Appointment and reappointment aggregate unless non-Canadian (2 years).||CAS-9.1 and 9.5.2|
|Indefinite Term||Not applicable|
|Required Approvals to Reappoint||See Link to Right||CAS Approvals - Reappointments|
|Required Documentation to Reappoint||See Link to Right||Contract Academic Staff Reappointment Process|
|Official Letter of Reappointment||From Dean or Departmental Chair|
|Required Approvals to Change Status||See Link to Right||CAS Approvals - Change of Status|
OTHER RELATED POLICIES
|Severance Eligibility||Not applicable|
|Notice of Termination||At any time, and in accordance procedures of CAS Section 3||CAS-9.6.1|