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Queen's University
 

Teaching Fellowships will be assigned in accordance to Article 12.08 of the CA as outlined below:

Appointment of Teaching Fellows

12.08

In the appointment to TFships within the Bargaining Unit, the Employer shall follow the four level preference system outlined below. No TFships shall be offered to candidates in Group B until the qualified candidates in Group A have been exhausted. No TFships shall be offered to candidates in Group C until the qualified candidates in Group B have been exhausted. TFships may only be offered to candidates in Group D when there remain no qualified candidates in any other Group.
A. First Preference – Group A
Is for qualified graduate students registered as:
(i) students in a department or program in which the TFship will be offered; or
(ii) students in an interdisciplinary program with TF budget resources;
and
(iii) for whom the Employer, at the time of admission to graduate studies, has made a commitment to provide a TFship to the graduate student during her/his program of study and for whom the appointment to a TFship will serve to fulfill that commitment.
B. Second Preference – Group B
Is for qualified graduate students registered as:
(i) students in a department or program in which the TFship will be offered; or
(ii) students in an interdisciplinary program with TF budget resources. C. Third Preference – Group C
Is for qualified graduate students that have previously held a TFship for the Employer.
D. Fourth Preference – Group D
Is for qualified graduate students that have not met the criteria as set out in 12.08 A, or B, or C.
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12.10
12.11
With regard to the assignment of TFships to graduate students: a) Graduate students must submit:
(i) a copy of their transcript(s);
(ii) a curriculum vitae; and
(iii) other relevant material as requested by the Department setting out their academic accomplishments, relevant experience, and courses for which they are applying for a TFship, by a date set by the Department which shall be no later than thirty (30) Calendar Days before the start of the Academic Term.
b) The Department or Program shall evaluate all submissions and will create pools of qualified applicants in each of Groups A, B, C, and D. The course preferences of applicants shall be considered.
Withdrawal of Assigned TFships
Where a TFship is withdrawn subsequent to the assignment of a TFship due to course cancellation:
a) The TF will be paid 15% of their salary if the course is cancelled within two (2) weeks of the start of the Academic Term.
b) The TF will be paid an additional 7% to the percentage in 12.10 a) of her/his salary per partial or full week if the course is cancelled after the second week of the Academic Term.
Unanticipated TFships
Where a TFship is created within the Bargaining Unit for unanticipated reasons, a Department or Program, in order to fill the TFship in a timely fashion relative to the work needing to be performed, will to the extent possible assign the TFship in accordance with Article 12.08.
 

 

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