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Tenure and promotion

Whether you are in the early or advanced stage of your academic career you will find all the tools and resources to help you navigate the path towards tenure and/or promotion at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV).

Process for candidates, Deans, and Review Committee Members

There are several resources available to faculty applying for tenure and/or promotion, designed to familiarize candidates with the UFV tenure and promotion procedures and provide guidance on how to prepare, compile and format the tenure and promotion dossier.

Guidelines and supporting documents have also been developed to assist all academic staff, including Deans and Administrators, who participate in the evaluation and review of applications for tenure and/or promotion at UFV.

Prepare for tenure and promotion
Understand the tenure-track cycle


Upcoming deadlines


August 16 - September 30
Candidates complete requirements for TPF and their application is opened for review by Division Review Committee (DRC).


August 16 - September 15
Deans send written assessments of progress since the end of the initial probationary period to Chairs of DRCs, copies to candidates.


September 30

  • Last day for candidates to respond to Dean’s written assessment of progress since the end of the initial probationary period.
  • Last day for candidates to indicate conflicts of interest with members of URC.



For questions regarding tenure and promotion and/or to discuss the specifics of your application, please email Lisa Bavington at

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