Academic Policies

An important notice about using these policies:

  1. Many of the policies listed below in this academic policy series are now superseded by the Collective Agreement between SFU and the Faculty Association. Therefore, please consult the Collective Agreement and do not rely on the superseded policy. 
  2. Superseded policies are cross-referenced to the appropriate article(s) in the Collective Agreement for ease of reference and a direct link to the Collective Agreement is provided below. Please use and rely only on the Collective Agreement article(s) as the official, authoritative source. 
  3. Access to superseded policies is provided for the purpose of comparison with the Collective Agreement article(s) to facilitate user transition. Access will be for a time-limited period until December 31, 2017, after which the policies will be removed from the Policy Gazette. 
  4. Policies that are not superseded by the Collective Agreement remain in force and are indicated by a policy title in bold text
  5. Gaps in the sequential numbering of the policies denote a policy that was repealed in the past because it is obsolete. 
  6. Please contact Faculty Relations with questions about the interpretation and application of Collective Agreement articles. 

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An important notice about using these policies:
  1. Many of the policies listed below in this academic policy series are now superseded by the Collective Agreement between SFU and the Faculty Association. Therefore, please consult the Collective Agreement and do not rely on the superseded policy. 
  2. Superseded policies are cross-referenced to the appropriate article(s) in the Collective Agreement for ease of reference and a direct link to the Collective Agreement is provided below. Please use and rely only on the Collective Agreement article(s) as the official, authoritative source. 
  3. Access to superseded policies is provided for the purpose of comparison with the Collective Agreement article(s) to facilitate user transition. Access will be for a time-limited period of "x" months from September 2017, after which the policies will be removed from the Policy Gazette. 
  4. Policies that are not superseded by the Collective Agreement remain in force and are indicated by a policy title in bold text
  5. Gaps in the sequential numbering of the policies denote a policy that was repealed in the past because it is obsolete. 
  6. Please contact Faculty Relations with questions about the interpretation and application of Collective Agreement articles. 
Series 
Policy Superseded by CA Article Number
A10      Academic Appointments and Terms of Appointment
A10.01    

Academic Appointments - (PDF version)

Article 23
A10.02 Technical Appointments Procedures - (PDF version) Article 23
A10.03 Endowments for Academic Appointments - (PDF version  
A10.06 Appointment of Specially Funded University Chairs, University Professors and Research Fellows - (PDF version) Article 42.67 - 42.71

 

Series   
Policy Superseded by CA Article Number
A 11 Renewal, Tenure and Promotion
A11.01     Tenure Track Appointments - (PDF version) Article 30
A11.02 Promotions - (PDF version) Article 30
A11.03 Renewal, Tenure and Promotion - (PDF version) Article 31, 32
A11.04 Committees (PDF version)
Article 29
A11.05 Criteria for Appointment, Contract Renewal, Tenure, Promotion and Salary Review - (PDF version) Article 28
A11.06 Tenure and Promotion Appeals Policy - (PDF version) Article 29
A11.07 Joint Appointments - (PDF version) Article 24
A11.08 Part-Time Faculty - (PDF version) Article 26
A11.09 Modification of SFUFA Bargaining Unit Members Appointments from Full-Time to Part-time - (PDF version) Article 25
Article 30
Article 30

 

Series Policy Superseded by CA Article number  
A 12 Other Academic Appointments
A12.01 Teaching Appointments - (PDF version)
Article 35
A12.03 Librarians - (PDF version) Article 36
A12.04 Visiting Faculty - (PDF version)  
A12.05 Limited Term Research Faculty - (PDF version) Article 38
A12.06 Faculty Associates and Program Coordinators in the Faculty of Education - (PDF version)  
A12.07 Associate Members - (PDF version)  
A12.08 Adjunct Professors/Adjunct Professors of Clinical Practice - (PDF version)  
A12.09 Sessional Lecturers - (PDF version) Article 39
A12.10 Post-Retirement Appointments - (PDF version) Article 41
A12.11 Professors Emeritus - (PDF version) Article 49.30 - 49.32
A12.12 Inservice Associates and Inservice Coordinators in the Faculty of Education - (PDF version)  
A12.13    Practitioner Faculty - (PDF version) Article 37

 

 

 

 

 

Article 30

 

Series Policy Superseded by CA Article Number
A 20 Faculty Salaries
A20.01 Faculty Salaries - (PDF version) Article 42 
A20.02 Academic Salary Scales Article 42 

 

Series Policy Superceded by CA Article Number
A 30 Employment Policies for Academic Personnel
A30.01 Code of Faculty Ethics and Responsibilities - (PDF version)  
A30.02 Trimester Operation - (PDF version) Article 27
A30.03 Faculty Workload - (PDF version) Article 27
A30.04 Outside Acitivites - (PDF version) Article 20
A30.05 Strike Policy: Instructional Staff - (PDF version) Article 10
A30.06 Resignation: Faculty Members - (PDF version) Article 48
A30.07 Retirement: Faculty Members - (PDF version) Article 49
A30.08 Release of Equipment when Faculty Members Leave SFU - (PDF version) Article 50
A30.09 Disciplinary Measures - (PDF version) Article 22

 

Series Policy Superceded by CA Article Number
A 31 Leaves and Exchanges for Academic Personnel
A31.01 Leave of Absence - (PDF version) Article 47
A31.02 Study Leave - (PDF version)
Article 46
A31.03 Sick Leave and Long Term Disability - (PDF version) Article 44
A31.04 Faculty Exchanges - (PDF version)  
A31.05 Parental Benefits Policy - (PDF version) Article 47
A31.06 Sick Leave for Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, Laboratory Instructors, Librarians and Archivists - (PDF version) Article 46

 

Series Policy  
A 32 Awards for Academic Personnel
A32.01 Award for Excellence in Teaching - (PDF version)  
A32.03 University Professor - (PDF version)  

 

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