(Excerpt from Collective Agreement, Articles 23.05 & 23.07)
A teaching term appointment is a term appointment under which the appointee's duties and responsibilities are restricted to teaching. Notwithstanding the teaching norms for Academic Units as listed in Appendix E, the maximum teaching assignment shall be four (4) lecture courses, two (2) lecture courses plus one (1) laboratory course, or three (3) laboratory courses per semester. At least fifty (50) percent of the teaching term appointments shall be for a minimum period of two (2) consecutive semesters.
A teaching term appointee shall be a member of the bargaining unit when he or she is required to teach a minimum of three (3) lecture courses, one (1) lecture plus one (1) laboratory course, or two (2) laboratory courses per semester.