McMaster University

McMaster University

Health Sciences Faculty Relations

About FHS Faculty Relations

The Dean and Vice-President of the Faculty of Health Sciences is responsible for academic activities in the Faculty of Health Sciences in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Faculty and University.

The FHSFR team is housed within the Faculty of Health Science's Human Resources office and facilitates the work of the Dean and Vice-President and senior academic officers of the Faculty by providing administrative, advisory and secretariat support. Additionally, the Faculty Relations office provides advice and guidance to the academic departments and schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences regarding academic processes and provides advice to individual faculty members through individualized orietntions and via several Program for Faculty Development sessions.

The FHS Faculty Relations office manages the following processes within the Faculty:

  • Recruitment of faculty members
  • Academic appointments (full time, part time, visitors)
  • Academic reviews/promotions
  • Research (sabbatical) leaves
  • Licensing and Immigration for full time faculty members
  • Elections to Faculty and University Committees
  • Selection Committees for Associate Deans, Department Chairs and other leadership roles
  • Meeting coordination for the Faculty Executive Council and the Council of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine
  • Coordination of the Faculty Awards and Nomination Committee
  • Maintenance of faculty records

Contact Us

1280 Main Street West, Health Sciences Centre, Room 2J1A
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1

Phone:(905) 525-9140 x 24063
Fax:(905) 526-6623



Jessica Arnett, Coordinator
ext 20368

Please contact Jessica with questions related to faculty leadership searches and recruitment, and full-time faculty recruitment and appointments.

Alicia Shipway, Administrative Assistant
ext 24063

Please contact Alicia with questions related to part-time faculty and scheduling.

Rebecca Collier, Manager
ext 22175

Please contact Rebecca for all other inquiries related to faculty relations.


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