Criteria for Associate Professor

Application of Knowledge

Essential Criteria

1.  Regular and consistently publishes (1-2 papers per year for at least 3 years) case reports/case series/quality improvements/clinical reviews/expert consensus statements evidence based guidelines/book chapters/invited editorials.
     A) Consistently as a primary author (first/second/last, or with explanation).
     B) In peer-reviewed regional/national/international professional journals.
2. Teaches a variety of learners (undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, peer, continuing or public education (including media interviews)).
3.  Excellent role model for students and colleagues.
4.  Regularly and consistently presents clinical observations at regional/national/international meetings (platform or poster).
5. Very good to excellent evaluations of teaching/educational activities by learners, peers, and/or external agencies.
6. Administrative contributions within the Maritime Provinces:
     A) Contributions to clinical or related committees at affiliated health authorities and/or;
     B) Contributions to Dalhousie University Committees.
7. Service to the community outside Dalhousie: (one or more of the following)
     A) Organized provincial/national/international clinical care meetings and/or symposia for one's field.
     B) Provides professional service and/or advocacy to the broader community.
     C) Reviewer of clinical/practice-based papers of national/international clinical/scientific/practice-based journals.
     D) Editorial board of national/international peer reviewed journal.
     E) Role in licensing, accreditation or practice standards development at the national/international level.
     F) Member of a clinical trial data monitoring/patient safety committee.
     G) Reviewer of grants of provincial/national/international granting agencies.
     H) Other service to the community, with explanation of significance.

Additional Criteria


1. Excellent mentor for students
2. Contributes to the development of innovative and effective protocols or patient care services/pathways that are nationally recognized.
3. Book author/editor (other non-peer reviewed).
4. Invited lectureships attributable to the individual's reputation.
5. Recognized by a professional body for contributions in healthcare or a related field.

 

Transmission and Transformation of Knowledge

Essential Criteria


1. Regularly and consistently publishes (1-2 papers per year for at least 3 years) innovative educational research or methodology:
     A) Consistently as a primary author (first/second/last, or with explanation).
     B) In peer reviewed regional/national/international education journals.
2. Development of an innovative curriculum/program noted for its excellence as a learning environment by formal evaluation.
3. Regularly and consistently presents educational observations/research/program description at regional/national/international meetings.
4. Teaches a variety of learners (undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, peer, continuing or public education (including media interviews)).
5. Receives grants with an education mandate.
6. Very good to excellent evaluations of teaching/educational activities by learners, peers, and/or external agencies.
7. Administrative teaching contribution within Dalhousie University

Additional Criteria

1. Effectively mentors others in the conduct of education related activities.
2. Development of learning resources (e.g. textbooks, computer programs, etc.) which have been widely employed nationally or internationally.
3. Extended experience, by invitation, to present to a wide academic audience where the focus is on education (regionally, nationally or internationally) including undergraduate, postgraduate, graduate, continuing or public education.
4. Consistent productivity by directly supervised trainees (during and post-supervision).
5. Recipient of faculty, university or external teaching award.
6. Administrative teaching contribution with a provincial/national/international agency/organization.
7. Organizes national/international education meetings and/or symposia.

Discovery and Advancement of Knowledge

Essential Criteria

1. Regularly and consistently publishes (1 – 2 papers per year for at least 3 years) research papers with:
     A) Sound scientific method or use of methodology and appropriate for one’s field.
     B) Consistent significant contribution (first or last author, or with explanation).
     C) In peer-reviewed regional/national/international professional journals that are highly regarded in their respective fields.
2. Teaches a variety of learners (undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, peer, continuing or public education (including media interviews)).
3. Effectively mentors others in the conduct of discovery related activities
4. Recognition of published work by consistent or repeated positive citation in the relevant literature for one’s field.
5. Consistent record of external grant support.
6. Regular or repeated reviewer of research proposals.
7. Reviewer of scientific papers of national/international/scientific journals.
8. Administrative contribution within department and/or faculty at Dalhousie University.

Additional Criteria

1. Publishes within the secondary literature: book author/editor/book chapters/invited editorials as a primary author in a recognized authoritative work.
2. Involvement in technology transfer, patents.
3. Invited lectureships attributable to the individual’s reputation as a researcher.
4. National research commendation from professional organizations.
5. Administrative contribution outside Dalhousie University (One or more of the following):
     A) Editorial board of national/international peer reviewed journal.
     B) Member of scientific/research review committee of provincial/national/international research agency.
     C) Leadership role in a provincial or regional professional body.
     D) Member of a clinical trial data monitoring/patient safety committee.
     E) Leadership role on an organizing committee or symposium leadership of regional/national/international meeting.
     F) Other administrative contribution, with explanation of significance.

Integration of Knowledge

Essential Criteria


1. Regularly and consistently publishes (1 – 2 papers per year for at least 3 years) in the peer-reviewed literature on administrative strategies/interventions, or program development.
2. Consistently demonstrates effective leadership and administrative skills.
3. Regularly presents on administrative strategies/interventions, or program development at regional/ national/ international meetings.
4. Invited experience, by invitation to provide consultation or facilitation to other health care organizations, attributable to the individual’s reputation in the realm of integration.
5. Administrative contribution within department and/or faculty at Dalhousie University.

Additional Criteria

1. Implements new strategies/governance within an existing organization that causes effective major change as confirmed by external review/assessment.
2. Teaches a variety of learners (undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, peer, continuing or public education (Including media interviews)).
3. Effectively mentors others in the realm of integration.
4. Innovates and/or implements new structures and programs to facilitate clinical, educational, or research activities (Organizes multidisciplinary/multicentre trials/institutes/programs/symposia).
5. Invited lectureships attributable to the individual’s reputation in the realm of integration
6. Cited by a professional body inside/outside their primary field for contributions in the realm of integration.
7. Administrative contribution outside Dalhousie University / Maritime health care organizations. (One or more of the following):
8. Leadership role within a provincial or national professional body.
9. Membership within a national/professional committee/organization.
10. Organizing committee of provincial/national/international administrative meetings.
11. Other administrative contribution, with explanation of significance.