As per the Procedures Guide for Recruitment and Appointment of Academic Staff
An adjunct professor is an individual from outside the University of Regina who has been identified as
having a particular contribution to make to the teaching or research mandate of the university. This is an
honorary position, and the University of Regina has no financial obligation to this individual. Adjunct
Professors have no voting privileges within the University.
There are two categories of Adjunct Professors, depending on whether they are serving at the graduate
or undergraduate levels.
1. Adjunct Professor (Graduate Studies and Research)
Adjunct Professors (Graduate Studies and Research) are appointed by the Dean of FGSR and
are qualified to take an active role at the graduate level. They must be active researchers, and
normally have a Ph.D. (or equivalent). Appointees aid in the supervision of graduate students,
teach graduate courses, conduct research, and provide specialized expertise. (Adjunct
Professors normally serve as members of committees supervising graduate students.
Supervision of students must be approved on a case-by-case basis, based on the Adjunct's
Adjunct Professors (Graduate Studies and Research) may also, if the academic area wishes,
teach at the undergraduate level and perform other duties in the area. A second appointment as
Departmental/ Faculty Adjunct is unnecessary.