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Intent

The intention of IPP is that all hiring and employment practices are consistent and equitable. The practices of the IPP must comply with applicable government legislation; NSERC agreements, policies and regulations (Policy #10); and the policies, regulations and contractual agreements with the host university (Policy #4).

General Principle

All salaries and benefits of IPP RS are administered by the appropriate department (e.g. Human Resources or equivalent) of the host university or institute.

Procedure

  • All appointments must be agreed to in writing by NSERC.
  • All new positions and replacement positions must be agreed to by Council and the Board of Trustees.
  • Recruitment is governed by Policy #2. A description of the Term and Principal RS positions are given in Policy #6.

Offer of Employment

Each individual being offered a position of Term RS shall receive a letter of “Offer of Employment” that shall contain the following information:

  • Title of the position
  • Effective date of hire
  • Length of the contract
  • Starting salary
  • Date of the next salary review
  • Eligibility for employee benefits and pension
  • Specific employment conditions
  • Terms and conditions relating to relocation expenses
  • The requirement that the person is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant or that the offer is contingent on the person meeting any requirements of Canadian Immigration and on becoming a landed immigrant
  • The requirement that the person provide proof of a Ph.D.
  • The Offer of Employment will be considered complete on receipt of a letter from the candidate accepting the terms including the choice of a host university that is agreed by the candidate, the Director and the proposed University. The Offer of Employment will be considered complete on receipt of a letter from the candidate accepting the terms including the choice of a host university that is agreed by the candidate, the Director and the proposed University.