FACULTY LETTER OF OFFER: Rank/Salary Contingent Upon Completion of by 4G8D0j


									FACULTY LETTER OF OFFER: Rank/Salary Contingent Upon Completion of



Dear name,

On behalf of my colleagues, I am pleased to offer you a full-time, nine month, tenure
earning faculty position as a rank in the department in the college/school at Florida
International University effective date. Your academic year salary will be $amount.

As a tenure-earning faculty member, your assignment generally includes instruction,
research, and service. Your specific assignment will be determined by your
supervisor/Chairperson. The location will be your principal place of employment,
although it is possible that you will have assignments at other locations.

Your appointment is contingent upon our receiving confirmation of your Ph.D. degree
from the awarding institution. Should you not complete your doctorate by the effective
date of your Florida International University contract, you will be hired on a non-tenure-
earning contract at the rank of Instructor with a salary of $________; however, such
employment would not extend beyond the _____ Fall semester. When we have received
official notification from the awarding institution that you have fulfilled all the
requirements, a new contract will be issued at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective
the beginning of the following academic semester at the original salary.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended, requires that the
University verify your eligibility to work in the United States. This offer of employment
and your hiring are contingent upon your submitting original documents to verify your
identity and your employment eligibility. If you have not completed this verification
procedure within three (3) days of your employment, the University will be required by
Federal law to stop your employment.

Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre-employment
requirements, and the University making a final determination regarding the suitability
for employment, per the University pre-employment requirements policy
http://policies.fiu.edu/files/76.pdf . Pre-employment requirements should be completed
prior to the effective date of the employment. In the event they are not, the employment
may be terminated if negative results from any pre-employment requirement are received
after the hire date.
Additionally, your employment is contingent upon our receipt of official transcripts from
the awarding institution of your highest degree and your participation in our direct
deposit program. The transcripts must be received within 60 days from the effective date
of the appointment, and come directly to FIU from the awarding institution. If you are
unable to comply with either of these two requirements, please contact me immediately.

University employees are required to report any outside activity which might be a
conflict of interest with university employment or any outside professional activity for
which compensation is received. If you are involved in compensated outside activity, or
any other activity which may present a potential conflict of interest, please notify me in

Please confirm your acceptance of this offer by returning a signed copy of this letter and
a completed HR sign-on package to my office within the next two weeks. You may find
this package at http://www.fiu.edu/hr/signon/Orientationreg.html .

Your acceptance of this offer shall not be deemed a waiver of the right to process a
grievance with respect thereto in compliance with the Board of Trustee-United Faculty of
Florida Agreement (BOT-UFF) or a complaint in compliance with the BOT-UFF Process
for Neutral, Internal Resolution of Disputes. Upon employment, the BOT-UFF
Collective Bargaining Agreement prohibits discrimination against any employee based
upon race, color, sex, religious creed, national origin, age, veteran status, disability,
political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or employee rights related to union
activity as granted under Chapter 447, Florida Statutes. Claims of such discrimination by
the Board or the university may be presented as grievances pursuant to the Grievance
Procedure set forth in the BOT-UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement. (Paragraph for
IN UNIT appointments ONLY).

On behalf of the faculty of the College of _______, we sincerely hope you will accept
this offer. Should you have questions about the appointment, please do not hesitate to
contact me or ______ (name of Chair).




 ACCEPTED_______________________                DATE________________
c: Provost, Academic Affairs

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