Peter A Allard School of Law

Faculty HR Resources

Pre-tenure reviews

All pre-tenure faculty meet with the Dean during the first year of appointment to review the criteria and expectations for reappointment, tenure and promotion in the law school. This is an opportunity as well for pre-tenure faculty to ask questions about the process.

After the first year of appointment, pre-tenure faculty meet with the Dean annually no later than June 30 of each year. Faculty members should provide the Dean with an up-to-date CV and other relevant information in advance. Further details can be found in the Collective Agreement (Part 4), Article 5.02(a).

Faculty Activity Reports

All faculty members who are continuing on in the same appointment from June 30 to July 1 must submit an annual faculty activity report to the Dean's Office. This includes both Lecturer and tenure-track faculty appointments. The reporting period is April 1 of the previous year to March 31 of the current year, and the deadline for submitting is usually late in Term 2 of each Winter Session, with the exact date confirmed by email. 

Faculty Resources and Guides 

Comprehensive information on the faculty reappointment, promotion and tenure process at the Allard School of Law is available in the law school's shared network folders, including:

  • policies and procedures
  • process overviews, including timelines
  • educational leadership stream resources
  • peer review of teaching (PRT) guides and forms
  • faculty committee report templates

(Open "Finder" [Mac OS] or "File Explorer" [PC] and navigate to: SharedData (G:) > 0FacultyStaffShared > Faculty Governance > Reappointment, Promotion  & Tenure)

UBC Policies and Guides

The reappointment, promotion and tenure process for tenure-stream faculty at the Allard School of Law is governed by the terms of the Collective Agreement between The University of British Columbia and The Faculty Association of The University of British Columbia, available on the Faculty Association's website and the UBC Faculty Relations website. The UBC Faculty Relations website also publishes several guides to reappointment, promotion and tenure at UBC, including the comprehensive Senior Appointments Committee guide (SAC Guide).

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