Continuing Appointment System of FRIB-NSCL

07. Continuing Status in the CA System

7.1. A probationary Engineer (FRIB/NSCL), Physicist (FRIB/NSCL) or Assistant Professor (FRIB/NSCL) may be recommended for Continuing Status after successfully completing his/her probationary periods, or by being promoted to the rank of Staff Engineer (FRIB/NSCL), Staff Physicist (FRIB/NSCL), or Associate Professor (FRIB/NSCL) at any time during her/his probationary appointment periods.

7.2. A probationary Staff Engineer (FRIB/NSCL), Staff Physicist (FRIB/NSCL) or Associate Professor (FRIB/NSCL) may be recommended for Continuing Status after successfully completing her/his probationary period or by being promoted to the rank of Senior Engineer (FRIB/NSCL), Senior Physicist (FRIB/NSCL), or Professor (FRIB/NSCL) at any time during her/his probationary appointment period.

7.3. A probationary Senior Engineer (FRIB/NSCL), Senior Physicist (FRIB/NSCL), or Professor (FRIB/NSCL) may be recommended for Continuing Status after successfully completing his/her probationary period. At the option of the Director, Continuing Status may be recommended at the time of the initial appointment as Senior Engineer (FRIB/NSCL), Senior Physicist (FRIB/NSCL), or Professor (FRIB/NSCL).

7.4. In addition to their basic rank, CA staff may have administrative roles (Project Leader, Department Head, Director, etc.). Administrative positions are subject to change at any time and do not have continuing status.

7.5. Continuation of CA System appointments is in all circumstances contingent on availability of funds, the funding base supporting CA appointments being the composite of grants and contracts administered by the Laboratory, plus University allocations to the Laboratory.

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