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ATP and Faculty Awards

Responsibilities of the departmental Appointments, Tenure, Promotion and Faculty Awards (A&A) Committee  

  • Evaluate faculty applications for tenure and promotion
  • Evaluate three-year review of probationary positions
  • Evaluate external applications for appointments to
  •     Honorary Research Associate
  •     Honorary Adjunct Professor
  •     Cross-listed faculty member
  • Nominate faculty for awards such as
  •     Killam Faculty of Science Professorship
  •     Killam Prize
  •     Faculty of Science Award for Excellence in Teaching

The A&A Committee in some cases may be involved with evaluating externally funded appointments. Note that appointments to the position of Professor Emeritus are NOT handled by the A&A Committee, nor by any departmental committee.

Procedures & Terms of Reference

Terms of reference, including procedures, for the various activities of the Committee are found in a variety of documents, each of which is updated on an irregular basis. The A&A Committee has paper copies of these, and electronic versions of some documents can be found on the Biology website.

Terms of reference for promotion, tenure and for Faculty of Science awards

Collective Agreement

  • Article 12: Instructors
  • Article 14: Appointments and Reappointments
  • Article 15: Tenure, Continuing Appointment and Appointment Without Term
  • Article 16: Promotion

Read the Collective Agreement between the Board of Governors of Dalhousie University the Dalhousie Faculty Association (2011-2014)

Committee Membership

  • Chair
  • Members at Large from Faculty (2)
  • BOGS Reps (2)