Non-Budgetary Cross-Appointment


An appointment given to an existing faculty member who is on paid salary in an academic unit at the University of Toronto and who is subsequently appointed to another academic unit on a non-salaried basis.

Duration / Review Period: 

These appointments must be fixed-term appointments, usually 1 to 3 years.  When possible, they should commence on July 1st. 

Performance will be reviewed on an annual basis.


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:

Assistant Professor
Associate Professor

Required Documents:

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
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


The Department of Psychiatry requires

  • Letter of Support from a Department of Psychiatry Division Director

The Department of Family and Community Medicine requires

  • Letter of Support from the Hospital or Clinical Site Chief