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Tenure & Promotion Information Session 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
9:00 am - 11:30 am
via Zoom

This workshop is intended to provide information to tenure-track and teaching-track faculty members on the policy, timing, dossiers, and reference letters required for tenure and promotion or permanence.


Facilitators:  Dr. Joe McDermid, Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
                        Andrea Colbert-DeGeit, Executive Officer

Expected outcomes:  Following this workshop, participants should have an understanding of:

  • Tenure and promotion timing
  • Contents of the dossier
  • Referee letters
  • What is required of a faculty member and the department T&P Committee
  • What the Faculty T&P Committee is looking for

Any personal information you provide to McMaster University (“McMaster”) is collected, used, maintained and disclosed in accordance with the University’s Statement on Collection of Personal Information and Protection of Privacy Any questions you have about the use of your personal information should be directed to Andrea Colbert-DeGeit at