On this PageApproval of Selection Process | Search Committee | Selected Candidate | Notification | Budget and Administration Guidelines | Research Fund Guidelines | Minerva Appointment Form (MAF) | Listings of Appointments ||
|Approval of Selection Process||The Dean requests approval from the Provost & Vice-Principal (Academic) for the selection process. (An agreement may be established in writing between the Dean and the Provost & Vice-Principal (Academic) on the general process for the appointment or reappointment of academic staff to Named Chairs within his/her Faculty. As long as this process is adhered to, there is no need to obtain additional approval from the Provost & Vice-Principal (Academic).)|
|Search Committee||The committee charged with the selection carries out its search and forwards a report in support of its recommendation to the Dean of the Faculty.|
|Selected Candidate||The Dean's office sends academic [dot] personnel [at] mcgill [dot] ca (subject: Request--Named%20Chair) the following dossier:
|Notification||The candidate is informed in writing via receipt of the Provost & Vice-Principal (Academic)'s letter of appointment or reappointment to the Named Chair, with a copy to the Dean of the Faculty and the Chair of the Department.|
|Budget and Administration Guidelines||Please note the following:
|Research Fund Guidelines||Should the appointment include a research fund, the Chairholder must agree to and sign a copy of the Endowed Chair/Professorship Research Fund Guidelines in order to activate spendable income directed towards research fund usage. Please contact academic [dot] personnel [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Academic Personnel) for the form. Once the completed form is received by Academic Personnel, Endowment Accounting will open the research fund.|
|Minerva Appointment Form (MAF)||
Unless there is a specific stipend associated with this appointment the salary amount must be set to zero salary. Any stipends associated with Named Chair appointments must be approved by the Provost & Vice-Principal (Academic). The Named Chair's 2-Fund must be used in the FOAPAL section of the MAF, even if the form is for a zero amount.
Minerva Position Codes in use with Named Chair appointments:- AFU996 (Named/Endowed Chair) (This is the primary, generic, pooled position used for Named Chair appointments. The Named Chair descriptor code must be added to this position via the Minerva drop-down list at the time of appointment)
- AFU989 (Endowed Hospital Foundation Chair) (The endowment is capitalized at the Hospital Foundation. McGill receives an annual income)
- AFU988 (Direct-Funded Chair) (The endowment is not capitalized, but instead will be spent until it reaches zero, upon which point the Entity will reach the end of its lifespan)
- AFN992 (Honorary or non-Funded Named Chair).
Minerva Position Codes in use with Named Professorship appointments:- AFU992 (Endowed Professorship)
- AFU991 (Direct-Funded Professorship) (The endowment is not capitalized, but instead will be spent until it reaches zero, upon which point the Entity will reach the end of its lifespan)
|Listing of Appointments||A list of the Chairholders can be found on this page here.|