2019-2020 Promotion/ Reclassification Guidelines (to Assistant Professor)

Faculty at the rank of Lecturer may request promotion (or "reclassification" for PhD faculty) to the rank of Assistant Professor based on advanced education or sustained commitment to academic mission.

Reference documents related to promotion/ reclassification

Documentation Checklist

LMP 2019-2020 Junior Promotion/ Reclassification Timeline

April 2019

  • Call for junior promotion/ reclassification


  • Friday, May 31, 2019 - deadline to submit promotion dossier


  • LMP solicits reference letters


  • LMP Promotion Committee adjudication meeting
  • LMP submits promotion dossier to Faculty of Medicine Faculty Appointments Advisory Committee (FAAC)
  • Promotion will be effective after Dean's approval


LMP Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) Membership (as of April 2019)

Catherine Streutker, Chair, DAC/DPC & Associate Professor, St. Michael's Hospital
Hong Chang, Professor, University Health Network
Harry Elsholtz, Associate Professor-Tenured & Graduate Coordinator
Barry Hoffman, Associate Professor, Mount Sinai Hospital
Rita Kandel, Professor & Chair
Richard Kirsch, Associate Professor, Mount Sinai Hospital
Anna Marie Mulligan, Associate Professor, University Health Network
Sharon Nofech-Mozes, Associate Professor, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Michael Pollanen, Professor, Ontario Forensic Pathology Service
Susan Poutanen, Associate Professor, Mount Sinai Hospital
Margaret Rand, Professor, Hospital for Sick Children
Janice Robertson, Professor, Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases