What is an Adjunct Academic Appointment? It's an appointment of a person who is generally community based, performs specific limited responsibilities in teaching and/or research, often receives no compensation and does not otherwise hold an academic appointment with the University.
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In January of each year the Appointments Committee:
By January 31st of each year, the following information will be submitted to the Chair of the Appointments Committee:
|Lecturer||Minimum BScN or equivalent||
Appropriate for someone without completed doctoral degree or equivalent and where activity is ancillary to the appointee’s principal occupation.
|Adjunct Clinical Professor||Minimum BScN||
Appropriate in cases where responsibility within the academic unit relating to clinical activity, such as precepting, is ancillary to the appointee’s principal occupation (e.g., psychologist, dentist, physical therapist) may be nominated for consideration by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies* for status in thesis examination**
|Adjunct Research Professor (no independent research)||Minimum BScN or equivalent||
Appropriate in cases where responsibilities within academic unit relating to research activity is ancillary to the appointee’s principal occupation or area of specialization.May include limited involvement in anticipated teaching/supervision in addition to the research component.
|Adjunct Research Professor (independent research required)||Minimum MScN or equivalent and independent research track record||
Appropriate in cases where responsibilities within academic unit relating to research activity is ancillary to the appointee’s principal occupation or area of specialization. May include limited involvement in anticipated teaching/supervision in addition to the research component.
|Adjunct Assistant Professor||Normally minimum PhD or the equivalent (e.g., in some instances an MScN or equivalent with a substantial teaching and professional practice record||
|Adjunct Associate Professor||MScN or equivalent with a research track record PhD or equivalent with a research track record||
Appropriate for someone more senior than Adjunct Assistant Professor and where activity is ancillary to the appointee’s principal occupation.
|Adjunct Professor||PhD or equivalent plus substantial research track record and recognized nationally and internationally||
|Honorary Professor||Reserved generally for those who have attained academic or professional distinction in their field. Appointment as an Honorary Professor recognizes a mutually beneficial scholarly association between the University and the appointee.||
Appropriate for someone who has attained academic or professional distinction in his/her field to recognize a mutually beneficial scholarly association between the University and the appointee.
Approved by Senate and the Board of Governors: June 21, 2001
Updates approved by the Board of Governors: May 6, 2004, January 29, 2009
Faculty members appointed under these Procedures for Adjunct Appointments are required to comply with the policies, rules and regulations of the University and to declare any real or potential conflict of interest. The policies and procedures shall apply to those individuals:
Notwithstanding the above, on occasion an individual appointed under this policy may hold a Limited-Duties appointment to teach at the University provided that the provisions of the Collective Agreement have been followed for that appointment.