Adjunct Professors/Adjunct Professors of Clinical Practice
October 1, 1992
May 26, 2005
Distinguished, qualified persons whose professional work leads them into a close working association or a community of professional interest with the research or other academic pursuits of some faculty members or of an academic unit at the University may be appointed as Adjunct Professors/Adjunct Professors of Clinical Practice.
The title Adjunct Professor of Clinical Practice is reserved primarily for individuals in the health sciences and other disciplines having clinical practices, and who are engaged in instruction and/or supervision of students, typically in a clinical setting. Appointees are expected to be persons employed outside the University and to have a professional status in their field.
The Chair of the Department shall initiate the appointment of an Adjunct Professor/Adjunct Professor of Clinical Practice. The search requirements of policy A 10.01 Academic Appointments do not apply to these appointments.
The responsibilities of Adjunct Professors/Adjunct Professors of Clinical Practice shall be determined by the Department Chair.
Appointments shall be for a specified term, although an appointment, and any renewal thereof, may be renewed for a further specified term.
- Promotion and Tenure
Since Adjunct Professors/Adjunct Professors of Clinical Practice are not members of the University's faculty, they are not eligible for promotion or tenure.
- Committee Work
Adjunct Professors/Adjunct Professors of Clinical Practice may participate in the committee work of the Department to which they are attached, if asked to do so by the Chair of the Department.
- Remuneration and Benefits
An Adjunct Professor/Adjunct Professor of Clinical Practice is not normally remunerated. However, if he/she is assigned formal teaching responsibilities, a separate appointment either as a Visiting faculty member or a Limited Term faculty member may be made.
The appointee or the University may terminate the appointment by one semester's written notice to the other party.
Appointments shall be concluded according to A 10.01, Category C.
Questions of interpretation or application of this policy or its procedures shall be referred to the Vice-President, Academic, whose decision shall be final.