These are part-time appointments in the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry and in the School of Nursing made in the case of those who have some special professional skill or learning of value to the University but who are primarily engaged in the practice of their professions outside the university.
Please refer to the appointment checklist for honorary appointments for the list of documents that must be submitted to Faculty Relations. These appointees are not members of the Faculty Association.
If the appointee is a not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, please review the requirements for recruiting foreign academics.
These positions are often non-salaried. However, if a salary is paid, such appointments are eligible for pension and benefits if the salary meets the minimum required for benefits’ eligibility. Otherwise, statutory benefits apply (Canada Pension Plan, Employment Insurance and WorkSafeBC).