Pediatrics

Clinical Academic Colleagues

The Department of Pediatrics values our relationships with clinical academic colleagues and we recognize the indispensable contribution they make to our academic mission, especially through teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students, but also through clinical research, administration and service to the profession.

The University of Alberta offers the following to clinical academic colleagues:

  • Employee identification number, university email address, and Campus Computing ID (CCID) and password from the department
  • University of Alberta ONEcard, which gives library privileges and access to physical education facilities upon payment of an annual user fee
  • Eligibility for university parking with rates as defined by the Parking Service Fee Structure
  • Eligibility for membership in the Faculty Club
  • Eligibility for promotion through the clinical academic ranks

Clinical Academic Colleagues Promotions

The appointment to a clinical academic rank confers the privilege and responsibility of being a teacher for the University of Alberta. Clinical academic colleagues are encouraged to indicate their academic rank in correspondence and on their professional letterheads.


Clinical Lecturer and Probation Period

The initial academic rank of new clinical academic colleagues will normally be clinical lecturer, which is a probationary appointment for one to three years.


Promotion to Assistant Clinical Professor

It is the expectation that all clinical academic colleagues will meet criteria to be promoted to assistant clinical professor within one to three years of initial appointment. Clinical lecturers will be requested to provide a Promotions Application Package to the department Clinical Promotions Committee.

Clinical members going forward for promotion will be evaluated according to the criteria outlined in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Criteria for Academic Ranks, Promotions and Appointments for Clinical Academic Colleagues document.  

The Clinical Promotions Committee will review and make recommendation to the dean regarding promotion.


Promotion to Associate Clinical Professor

Assistant clinical professors can apply for promotion to associate clinical professor normally between three and five years in their appointment as assistant clinical professor. Assistant clinical professors will be requested to provide a Promotions Application Package to the department Clinical Promotions Committee.

Clinical members going forward for promotion will be evaluated according to the criteria outlined in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Criteria for Academic Ranks, Promotions and Appointments for Clinical Academic Colleagues document.  

The Clinical Promotions Committee will review and make a recommendation to the dean regarding promotion. 


Promotion to Clinical Professor

Associate clinical professors can apply for promotion to clinical professor normally between five and 10 years in their appointment as associate clinical professor. Associate clinical professors will be requested to provide a Promotions Application Package to the department Clinical Promotions Committee.

Clinical members going forward for promotion will be evaluated according to the criteria outlined in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Criteria for Academic Ranks, Promotions and Appointments for Clinical Academic Colleagues document.

The Clinical Promotions Committee will review and make recommendation to the dean regarding promotion.