Hiring Faculty

Please contact the office of the Vice-President Fredericton  (506-453-4801) or Vice-President Saint John (506-648-5695) for more detailed information on faculty appointments and procedures.

Easy to follow Flow Chart on Hiring Faculty  Follow these required steps for hiring a new Faculty Member:

1. Complete a Personnel Requisition for Faculty form and submit to the Vice President (Fredericton or Saint John).  An email notification will be sent notifying the outcome of the request.

2. The position is advertised.  The advertisement and internal requisitions to place advertisements in the appropriate publications is sent to the Vice President (Fredericton or Saint John) for approval.  Please refer to the University's Employment Equity Policy and to the Faculty Recruitment Policy for further details.  It is recommended that the position be posted for a minimum of 30 days.  The ad should always include the following points:

  • The type of appointment (Tenure track, Term/length, Rank).
  • Ensure that the university is mentioned along with the faculty/department .
  • A full job description.
  • Immigration clause must be present (All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate current citizenship status.
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLE OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.
  • This position is subject to budgetary approval.

3.  Applications are submitted to the hiring Faculty/Department and the Dean/Chair is responsible for the interview process.

4.  When the successful candidate is chosen, a Dean's Recommendation for Full-Time Faculty Appointment form is completed and submitted to the Vice President's (Fredericton or Saint John) office.  

5.  Once approved, the Dean's recommendation goes to Human Resources for contract preparation under the VP's (Fredericton or Saint John) signature. 

6.  The contract, collective agreement and payroll documents are sent to the candidate by the VP's (Fredericton or Saint John) office.

7.  Once returned from the candidate, the contract will be distributed to the appropriate areas.

8.  The VP's (Fredericton or Saint John) office should be notified of a Faculty/Departmental mentor(s) to assist the new employee.