Clinical Cross Appointment
Description: An appointment given to a practicing MD in a clinical department who already holds a primary 'clinical' appointment in another clinical department. It is often given to allow appointees to participate in the teaching activities of the academic department.
Duration / Review Period: 1 year renewable appointments.
Approval: Appointments in this category require the approval of the appointee's primary Department Chair and the Chair of the cross-appointing department. This is followed by a document review by the Human Resources department.
Available Rank: Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor
|Document type||Agent Responsible for Supplying||When Required|
|Application Form (online)||Candidate||on application|
|Curriculum Vitae||Candidate||on application|
|Letters from each of the Department Chairs or one letter
co-signed by both Chairs.
|Department Chairs||prior to approval by HR|
|Academic Position Description (required for part-time or full-time clinical faculty, and optional for adjunct clinical faculty)||Departmental Appointments Committee (DAC)||prior to approval by HR|
|Draft Letter of Offer||DAC Administrator||after approval by HR|
|Signed Letter of Offer||Candidate||after receiving Letter of Offer|
*DAC = Departmental Appointments Committee
*SC = Search Committee
*HR = Human Resources
*FAAC = Faculty Appointments Advisory Committee