Promotion to Full Professor may be considered at the following times and using the following methods of initiation:
With a staff member's consent, a Departmental Chair may, at any time, recommend the staff member to the Departmental Promotion Committee for consideration for promotion to the rank of Professor.
A staff member who has held the rank of Associate Professor for a minimum of 5 years may, at any time, request the Departmental Promotion Committee for consideration for promotion to the rank of Professor.
A staff member who has held the rank of Associate Professor for a minimum of 10 years and who reasonably believes that the Departmental Promotion Committee may not be the appropriate body to consider his or her case for promotion may apply once to the Principal for consideration by a Statutory Selection Committee (process initiated by the candidate after 10 years).
Source: Sections 8.1-8.3 of the Regulations Relating to the Employment of Tenure Track and Tenured Academic Staff
The Statutory Selection Committee (SSC) considers the Promotion dossier either after review and positive recommendation by the candidate's home department(s) and Faculty, or after the process is initiated by the candidate under the process initiated by the candidate after 10 years. The SSC meets throughout the year and dossiers may be submitted at any time.
Statutory Selection Meetings