Appointments & Reappointments

​Find policies, resources, templates and forms regarding the faculty appointments & reappointments process, as well as how to apply for academic certification. 

Much of the information provided here is from the Faculty Relations website and modified for relevance to the Faculty of Medicine. Please check this website for additional information and for current language and developments.

Contained herein are policies and resources pertinent to faculty members. Faculty members may also be subject to additional policies or procedures that are specific to their academic units or funding agencies.

Some faculty members are covered by the Collective Agreement between the University and the Faculty Association while others are covered by the official University of British Columbia Policy #42 on Faculty Terms Appointments Without Review, and the Policy #61 on Post Doctoral Fellows, which can be found on the University Counsel website.

Appointments & Reappointments 

Appointment Types

View the Faculty Appointment Matrix (rev May 2017) for an overall view of the faculty appointment types available within the Faculty of Medicine.  This matrix was created to help you choose the most appropriate type faculty appointment for your Department or School, as well as highlight the benefits and requirements of each rank. Please also see the following information on specific appointment types:

Reappointment Guide & Templates

A comprehensive Guide to Faculty Reappointments including tenure track, grant tenure track and partner track reappointments, and Faculty term appointments with and without salary. The guide includes Faculty Relations’ Generic Reappointment Letter Templates.


Academic Certification

Find information from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada, including how to apply for academic certification.