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Supporting Faculty

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Teaching students how to build a brighter world

Our faculty members teach, mentor and inspire students, helping them tackle some of the world’s toughest challenges. The Office of the Provost dedicates resources to supporting faculty and recognizing teaching excellence in and outside of the traditional classroom.

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Faculty Association (MUFA) Learn More

The Office of the Provost collaborates closely with the McMaster University Faculty Association (MUFA), which represents the interests of all faculty members and senior academic librarians.

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Faculty Relations Learn More

The Faculty Relations Office is the primary contact and consult for anything related to all classes of Academic Appointments. This includes academic policies; instructor recruitment, appointment and immigration; tenure and promotion; and more.

Faculty Leadership and Development Resource Hub Visit the Hub

Learn about workshops, events and other opportunities for faculty members at each stage of their academic life. From new faculty orientation to sessions on tenure, permanence and promotion, as well as mental health resources.

Frequently Used Forms View All

Find forms and documents for academic administrators, from recruitment guidelines to leave applications.

Policies and Guides View All

Read the policies and guides related to faculty members, such as the Recruitment and Relocation Policy, the New Compassionate Leave policy, and more.

Recognizing Excellence in Teaching and Research

The University Scholar and Distinguished University Professor are bestowed on those who have achieved national or international prominence and a distinguished reputation within his or her discipline, and are administered by the Office of the Provost.

Meet our Leaders who Support Faculty