Appointment Categories for MDs in non-Clinical Departments

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Status Only (at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor)To be eligible for a status-only appointment the individual must hold full-time employment with another institution or in another department of the University.  Their job description at the other institution or department must be primarily academic in nature.

Status Only (at the rank of Instructor or Lecturer)To be eligible for a status-only appointment the individual must hold full-time employment with another institution or in another department of the University.  Their job description at the other institution must be primarily academic in nature, with the exception of the Rehabilitation Sciences.  Individuals employed full-time in the Rehabilitation Sciences at an affiliated site are eligible for this appointment category even if their primary job is not academic in nature.  Persons appointed at the rank of Instructor or Lecturer cannot be considered for promotion.

Tenure / Tenure Stream*
These are full-time, faculty appointments in academic departments for persons involved in research, scholarship, teaching and service, who are either tenured at the time of appointment or are appointed with the intent to go through the tenure process.  
Please note that, of the clinical departments, only the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and the Division of Anatomy offer Tenure Stream appointments.

Contractually Limited Term Appointments*
CLTAs are usually offered when a full-time faculty member is on leave or a tenure-stream or tenured position has become vacant and not yet filled.  They are also offered when funding is term limited or when funding comes from external sources.  Faculty appointed into CLTA positions are  involved in research, scholarship, teaching and service.

Teaching Stream*
Full-time as defined as exceeding 75% FTE.  The regular duties of a Teaching Stream appointment consist of teaching students in degree programs, and other professional or administrative duties related to teaching. Teaching Stream appointees may also be responsible for curriculum design. 

Part-Time*
75% FTE or less. The regular duties of a Part-time appointment consist of teaching students in degree programs, and other professional or administrative duties related to teaching.  Must be on a contract for at least 12 months.

 

*Job Postings forTenure StreamCLTA, Teaching, and Part-Time Appointmentsare handled by UTORecruit.  Postings for these positions can be found on the Human Resources and Equity website of the University of Toronto.

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