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									  Letter of Offer Sample w/Intellectual Property Policy - A/P Searches
             (Submit 2 original letters to the Dean’s office)
                                        Please do not duplex

August 1, 2003

Mr. Chris Barnes
2020 Beach Road
Miami, FL 12345

Dear Chris:

I am pleased to offer you a position with Washington State University. The terms of the offer are as

Title :               Scientific Assistant, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences. This is an
                      Administrative Professional position located in Pullman, WA or other location
                      as assigned.

Working Title:        Add working title here, if applicable.

Salary:               The appointment is 1.0 FTE at a monthly salary of $2,375.00.

Effective Date:       The appointment is effective August 15, 2003. (indicate an end date if a
                      temporary appointment)

Conditions:           This is a temporary appointment which will terminate on the date specified
                      and will not be renewed unless positive action is taken to renew your
                      appointment. Accumulated annual leave must be used prior to the termination
                      date unless you obtain a written exception from the College Dean and
                      Department Chair. (Add this paragraph only if this appointment is

                      The WSU Intellectual Property policy, which is included in the Administrative
                      Professional and Administrative Faculty Handbook is a condition of your
                      employment, provides that certain intellectual properties developed within the
                      scope of your employment or association, or developed with substantial use of
                      university facilities, or developed under third party funding agreements are
                      considered to be the property of the University. For any intellectual property
                      in which the University has an interest, you are hereby agreeing to execute
                      promptly all assignments, waivers and other legal documents necessary to vest
                      in the University or its assignee any and all rights to the intellectual property
                      developed during this employment. You may access this Intellectual Property
                      policy in the Business Policies and Procedures Manual:
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Washington State University employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens.
All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship
and Immigration Services to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. You will need to
show this documentation to your department office within three business days after duties begin.
Failure to do so will result in employment termination.

The Administrative Professional and Administrative Faculty Handbook is one guide to policies and
procedures. Although this handbook contains a compilation of current policies relating to your
employment, these policies evolve over time. For this reason, the University reserves the right to
revise this handbook or any of its policies or benefits or to institute new policies or benefits, which
will apply to you during your employment with the University. You may access it at the Human
Resource Services web site: http://www.hrs.wsu.edu/general/aphandbook.pdf. Additional policies
may be accessed via http://www.wsu.edu/~forms/links.html.

We look forward to you joining our department. I trust these conditions are faithful to our
discussions. Please sign and return one letter to the Department Office by August 12, 2003.
(Washington State University, Physical Location Here, P.O. Box 64XXXX, Pullman, WA 99164-


Daniel J. Bernardo                                             Department Chair Name
Dean                                                           Title
College of Agricultural, Human, and
Natural Resource Sciences

I         accept           decline the terms of this offer.

__________________________________                                      ___________________
NEW HIRE NAME HERE                                                      Date

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