Article 10: Research Staff Appointments

10.01 A Member whose responsibilities and assigned workload mainly involve research may hold an appointment to a teaching rank provided in Clause 14.04 of this Collective Agreement or may be appointed as a Research Associate, Assistant Professor (Research), Associate Professor (Research) or Professor (Research). Appointments to these research ranks shall be made by the same procedures as those used for Members holding appointments to the teaching ranks provided in Clause 14.04.

10.02 Unless stated explicitly to be otherwise in this Collective Agreement, the research ranks, Research Associate, Assistant Professor (Research), Associate Professor (Research) and Professor (Research) shall correspond generally in terms of qualifications, salary and general terms and conditions of appointment to those of the teaching staff in the following ranks respectively, Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor.

10.03 Without limiting the generality of Clauses 10.01 and 10.02, appointments to the research ranks shall be of the same four kinds as those given in Clause 14.09 of this Collective Agreement. When consideration is given to making such appointments to the research ranks, the process of evaluation shall take due account of any special responsibilities and duties involved.

10.04 Members holding appointments in the research ranks shall be considered for promotion and tenure by the same procedures as those used for Members holding teaching appointments as provided in Articles 15 and 16 of this Collective Agreement, except that the process of evaluation shall take due account of any special responsibilities and duties of the research appointee concerned.