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2013 POSTDOCTORAL OFFICERS HANDBOOK

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appointment

Initial Appointment Letters

Postdocs should receive an offer letter from you – their faculty mentor/advisor as soon as the offer has been discussed. The letter should clearly state the terms of your proposed future working relationship. Framing this letter correctly allows you and the postdoc to ensure that the terms of your future working relationship are clear and should, minimally include the following information:

You should sign this letter. It also needs to signed by the chair of the department/director of the institute and center, and dean/vice president, as required.

Please visit our Forms section for sample appointment letters for Postdoc Research Scientists/Scholars and Postdoc Research Fellows

The letter should be included in a packet that contains:

 

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