Policy 6 - Promotion of Clinical Professors, Administrative Exclusion, Deans and Teaching Staff Not Covered By The Collective Agreement

Approved Executive Committee of the Board of Governors XX.XX

INTRODUCTION

SECTION I

ADMINISTRATIVE EXCLUSION AND DEANS

1. In the case of deans and administrative exclusion the term "promotion" applies to the transition from the rank of Lecturer to Assistant Professor, from the rank of Assistant Professor to Associate Professor and from the rank of Associate Professor to Full Professor.

SECTION II

CLINICAL PROFESSOR

2. In the case of clinical professors, the term "promotion" applies to the transition from the rank of Lecturer to Assistant Professor, from the rank of Assistant Professor to Associate Professor and from the rank of Associate Professor to Full Professor.

SECTION III

TEACHING STAFF NOT COVERED BY THE COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

3. For teaching personnel not covered by the Collective Agreement, the term "promotion" applies to the transition from the rank of Lecturer to Assistant Professor, from the rank of Assistant Professor to Associate Professor and from the rank of Associate Professor to Full Professor.

PROCEDURES SECTION I

ADMINISTRATIVE EXCLUSION AND DEANS

4. The person concerned may forward a request together with all the necessary documentation to the Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost.

5. The original request for promotion must reach the Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost, no later than September 1.

6. Upon receipt of such a request, the Joint Committee of the Senate and the Board of Governors, through the Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost, will undertake whatever consultations it deems to be appropriate.

SECTION II

CLINICAL PROFESSOR

7. The application for promotion may be prompted by the Departmental Head but must be initiated by the faculty member and submitted to the dean's office along with the required documents no later than August 1 and copied to the Departmental Head.

8. Upon receipt of such a request, the Clinical Teaching Personnel Committee of the Faculty will undertake appropriate consultations.

9. The standards and procedures for promotion of clinical professors are those shown in Annex I.

SECTION III

TEACHING STAFF NOT COVERED BY THE COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

10. An application for promotion must be initiated by the professor concerned and must be submitted, with all the necessary documentation, to its dean no later than September 1.

STANDARDS FOR PROMOTION - SECTION I & III

ADMINISTRATIVE EXCLUSION, DEANS AND TEACHING STAFF NOT COVERED BY THE COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

11. Promotion criteria will be the same as those included in the Collective Agreement between the University of Ottawa and the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa. Please refer to article 25 of the Collective Agreement presently in force.

EXCEPTION

12. No exception may be made to this policy without the written consent of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors.

Revised November 22, 2016

(Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost)

Appendix 1 (pdf)

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