Procedure

New Application Submissions
  1. A letter of interest including the objectives of the appointment and current CV; 
  2. A letter of support or a signed Support Declaration Form from the Dean of the respective faculty; 
  3. A letter of support from the respective NSHA Departmental Director and Physician Co-lead as appropriate; 
  4. Preplacement Screening (Refer to applicable DHA policies regarding immunization); 
  5. Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sectors Search (Refer to applicable NSHA policies regarding Criminal Records Checks); 
  6. Child Abuse Registry Check (If you are working with individuals under 19yrs);
  7. Confirmation of Liability Coverage;
  8. Proof of Credentialing/Licensure (Refer to applicable NSHA policies regarding Proof of Credentialing/Licensure);
  9. A completed application form. 
  10. A signed Nova Scotia Health Authority Pledge of Confidentiality.
Application Processing
  • The Scientific Affiliate Appointments Committee reviews new applications.
  • The Scientific Affiliate Appointments Committee makes recommendations on appointments to the President and CEO NSHA through the Vice President of Research & Innovation /Vice President People and Organizational Development.
  • Appointments will be granted for a period of up to 3 years.
Application Acceptance
  • Upon accepting an offer of a scientific/affiliated appointment, the Appointee agrees to comply with the terms as outlined in the policy NSHA-AD-A0-005
Re-Appointment Applications
  • Three months prior to the appointment expiry date, submit the following information to: scientificappointments@nshealth.ca
  • The reappointment request submission includes:
    1. A letter that summarizes the accomplishments of your current appointment and the objectives of a continued appointment; 
    2. A letter of support from the NSH Departmental Director/ Physician Co-Lead (the person you work most closely with as part of your research program); and 
    3. A current CV
    4. Confirmation of liability coverage (if applicable)
    5. Current proof of credentiality/licensure (if applicable)
    6. Signed NSH Pledge of Confidentiality