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Appointments, Visiting Faculty

    Title:

    Appointments, Visiting Faculty

    Publication date:

    4/21/2015

    Effective date:

    1/26/2000

    BRIEF

    Policy Summary

    Visiting Faculty is a position for faculty members from universities and colleges outside the University of California (UC) system. The appointment is a limited appointment. Visiting Faculty are eligible for benefits, vacation, and/or sick leave in accordance with this appointment. Qualifications for Visiting Faculty are appropriate to the work to be performed. In most cases, they will be analogous to the qualifications for one of the Research Scientist/Engineer-, Staff Scientist/Engineer-, or Senior Scientist/Engineer-level positions.

    Who Should Read This Policy

    • This policy applies to visiting faculty.
    • This policy applies to nonrepresented employees. Represented employees should consult their collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

    To Read the Full Policy, Go To:

    The POLICY tab on this wiki page

    Contact Information

    For more information, contact your division's Human Resources (HR) Center.

    Feedback on HR policies or procedures is welcomed. Send comments to hrpolicies@lbl.gov.

    Title:

    Appointments, Visiting Faculty

    Publication date:

    4/21/2015

    Effective date:

    1/26/2000

    POLICY

    A. Purpose

    Visiting Faculty is a position for faculty members from universities and colleges outside the University of California (UC) system. The appointment is a limited appointment. Visiting Faculty are eligible for benefits, vacation, and/or sick leave in accordance with this appointment. Qualifications for Visiting Faculty are appropriate to the work to be performed. In most cases, they will be analogous to the qualifications for one of the Research Scientist/Engineer-, Staff Scientist/Engineer-, or Senior Scientist/Engineer-level positions.

    B. Persons Affected

    • This policy applies to visiting faculty.
    • This policy applies to nonrepresented employees. Represented employees should consult their collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

    C. Exceptions

    Request for exceptions that exceed what is allowed under current policy or that are not expressly addressed by current policy are considered exceptions to policy. A request for an exception to policy requires, at minimum, approval by the Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer (CHRO). Depending on the circumstances, some exceptions may require University of California Office of the President (UCOP) and/or Department of Energy (DOE) approval.

    D. Policy Statement

    1. Visiting Faculty and Visiting Researcher
      1. Visiting Faculty. Visiting Faculty is a position for faculty members from universities and colleges outside the University of California system. The appointment is a limited appointment (See the Limited Appointments policy).
      2. Visiting Researcher. A Visiting Researcher is on an approved leave from his or her home institution. The home institution does not need to be a university or college, nor does the individual have to be a faculty member of any institution. Appointments are for one year but may be extended for a second year on an exception basis with the approval of the Laboratory Deputy Director. 
    2. Qualifications. Qualifications for both Visiting Faculty and Visiting Researcher positions are appropriate to the work to be performed. In most cases, they will be analogous to the qualifications for one of the Research Scientist/Engineer-, Staff Scientist/Engineer-, or Senior Scientist/Engineer-level positions listed above.
    3. Appointment. Appointments to both Visiting Faculty and Visiting Researcher positions are made by the division director. A search is not required.
    4. Termination of Appointment. Termination of an appointment as Visiting Faculty or Visiting Researcher may be made at any time by the division director. In the case of a Visiting Researcher member in a term appointment, the procedures in the Release of Non-Career Employees policy must be followed.

    E. Roles and Responsibilities

    Managers, supervisors, and employees have the responsibility to adhere to the provisions of this policy.

    F. Definitions/Acronyms

    None

    G. Recordkeeping Requirements

    None

    H. Implementing Documents

    None

    I. Contact Information

    For more information, contact your division's Human Resources Center.

    Feedback on HR policies and procedures is welcomed. Send comments to hrpolicies@lbl.gov.

    J. Revision History

    Date

    Revision

    By whom

    Revision Description

    Section(s) affected

    Change Type

    1/2/2012

    0

    M. Bello

    Rewrite for wiki (brief)

    All

    Minor

    4/21/2015

    1

    L. Westphal

    Rewrite for wiki (policy)

    All

    Minor

    DOCUMENT INFORMATION

    Title:

    Appointments, Visiting Faculty

    Document number

    02.03.015.000

    Revision number

    1

    Publication date:

    4/21/2015

    Effective date:

    1/26/2000

    Next review date:

    4/21/2018

    Policy Area:

    Types of Appointments

    RPM Section (home)

    Human Resources

    RPM Section (cross-reference)

    Section 2.01(F)(2)(b)

    Functional Division

    Human Resources

    Prior reference information (optional)

    RPM Chapter 2.01(F)(2)(b), 2.01(F)(5), 2.07(C)(11)

    Source Requirements Documents

    • University of California Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) 3, Types of Appointment

    Implementing Documents

    None

     

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