Membership

Environmental Sustainability Research Centre




Membership

Membership Categories & Application Requirements
(as of September 2015)

Please send all required application materials for the appropriate membership category to our Project Coordinator, Luaine Hathaway.

Member, Associate, and Affiliate Membership (student membership below)

 

Member

Associate

Individual Affiliate

Institutional

Adjunct Professor

Who

Brock academic staff (faculty, librarians)

People who have some kind of (temporary) affiliation with Brock, including LTA, PDF, research assistants, undergraduate and graduate students

Individuals who are not members of Brock academic staff or not PDF’s or LTA’s; may work in collaboration with ESRC members

Academic Institutions or community partners (may have formal MOUs or not)

Are not faculty or employees of the University. Will have educational and professional standing comparable of a faculty member

Term

3 years (can be renewed)

As long as formal affiliation with Brock; or 3 years

As long as their collaboration with ESRC projects lasts; or 3 years

As long as MOU or research projects last

Honorary appointment and carries no remuneration. Renewed normally up to 3 years

Eligible to Participate on Executive Committee

x

 

 

 

 

Expected to Participate on Sub -committees

x

x

 

 

 

Have Voting rights on ESRC motions

x

 

 

 

 

Eligible to be Principal Applicant on Seed Grant Proposals

x

 

 

 

 

Expected to attend ESRC meetings

x

x

x

 

 

Application
 Requirements

Letter (research suitability, research plans, how they fit in ESRC missions) & Current CV.

Screening, recommendations, and final decisions are made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee.

Letter (research suitability, research plans, how they fit in ESRC missions) & Current CV.

Screening, recommendations, and final decisions are made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee.

Letter (research suitability, research plans, how they fit in ESRC missions) & Current CV.

Screening, recommendations, and final decisions are made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee.

In the case of a formal relationship, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) must be in place (or anticipated). In the case of an informal relationship, a letter from the community partner showing support for ESRC’s goals and interests and how they fit with the community partner’s interests.

Must be nominated by a Member of the ESRC.

Current CV and a 1-2 page statement of intent outlining their research and expertise to the SSAS program.

Screening, recommendations, and final decisions are made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee.

Renewal

Every 3 years; Letter (self evaluation); the Final decision is made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee

Generally not renewable but if applicant still has a formal affiliation with Brock, then Letter (self evaluation); the Final decision is made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee

Every 3 years; Letter (self evaluation); the Final decision is made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee

In the case of informal partners, every 3 years; Letter (self evaluation); the Final decision is made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee.

In the case of formal partnership, as long as MOU is still in place, renewal  through Letter (self evaluation); the Final decision is made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee

Recommendation made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee by majority vote.
Final decision must be approved by the Dean and confirmed by the President.
Renewal normally up to 3 years.
 

 

Student Membership

 

Student Associate

Individual Student Affiliate

Who

Brock students (undergraduate or graduate)

Students attending other post-secondary institutions

Term

As long as you are a Brock University student in good standing

As long as you are a post-secondary student in good standing 

Expected to Participate on Sub -committees

 x

Expected to attend ESRC meetings

 x

 x

Application
 *Please click on the "Current CV" link in the category you would like to apply to use our CV template for your application*

Letter (research suitability, research plans, how they fit in ESRC missions) & Current CV*; Screening and recommendations are made by the Membership Committee members; the Final decision is made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee 

Letter (research suitability, research plans, how they fit in ESRC missions) & Current CV*; Screening and recommendations are made by the Membership Committee members; the Final decision is made by the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee 

Renewal

As long as you are a student in good standing at Brock University

As long as you are a student in good standing at a post-secondary institution