Continuing Appointment System of FRIB-NSCL

06. Probationary Appointments in the CA System

8/08/2019

6.1. Probationary appointments normally precede the granting of continuing appointment status.

6.2. Engineer (FRIB/NSCL), Physicist (FRIB/NSCL) and Assistant Professor (FRIB/NSCL): The initial appointment is for a probationary period of four years. Reappointment for a second probationary period may be recommended. This second probationary period shall be three years in length.

6.3. Staff Engineer (FRIB/NSCL), Staff Physicist (FRIB/NSCL) and Associate Professor (FRIB/NSCL): The initial appointment is for one probationary period of four years. Reappointment upon successful completion of the probationary period will result in the award of Continuing Status1.

6.4. Senior Engineer (FRIB/NSCL) Senior Physicist (FRIB/NSCL), and Professor (FRIB/NSCL): The initial appointment is for a probationary period of two to four years. Reappointment upon successful completion of the probationary period will result in the award of Continuing Status1.  

6.5. Probationary appointments in the CA System will begin on August 16 of the calendar year in which the staff member's first CA System appointment begins and will end on August 15 of the appropriate later calendar year. If any probationary period is interrupted by leaves of absence of six months or more, the probationary appointment will automatically be extended by one additional year.

6.6. In cases where an extension is not automatic, the Director may request an extension of a probationary appointment from the Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources.


 



[1] Continuing status is awarded upon successful completion of probationary period provided that appropriate permanent residency status is obtained by CA staff member. In circumstances where permanent residency status is not obtained at time of successful completion of probation; the probationary period may be extended.  

 


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