Appointment Process

Getting Started

Overview of Recruiting & Appointing Process (for department staff)

Guidelines & Timelines for All Appointments

Recruiting Guidelines →

Posting & Processing Timelines →

Appointment Checklists & Requirements

Find descriptions of each faculty position and steps for appointing faculty to these ranks.

Clinical Track

Ranks range from Instructor to Professor.

Research Track

Faculty follow Research Scientist or Research Professor paths.


Instructional Track

This is the only track that grants tenure.


This title covers Clinical Lecturers and LEO Lecturers.



This covers Visiting, Adjunct and Emeritus faculty roles.

Joint & Secondary

These are appointments implemented in a secondary or tertiary department.