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This section provides information for incoming and newly hired individuals as well as current academic personnel employees.

If you have specific questions about working at UW that are not addressed in this section, contact your individual department for additional resources. You can also contact the Office of Academic Personnel.

Forms

Academic Personnel Categories

Academic personnel is defined by UW APS 40.1. In some cases policies within this section relate to some, but not all categories of academic personnel. Discrete academic personnel categories will be called out when relevant.

Academic Personnel Policy Resources

UW Faculty Code
The University of Washington’s Faculty Code outlines key information about faculty responsibilities, appointments, promotions and tenure matters, and more.

Librarian Personnel Code
All facets of University of Washington librarian appointments are outlined in the Librarian Personnel Code.

Collective Bargaining Agreements

UAW and UW Collective Bargaining Agreement
This document outlines terms and conditions for postdoctoral scholars positions.

UW Housestaff Association Collective Bargaining Agreement
This document outlines terms and conditions for residents and fellows in medicine and dentistry.

American Federation of Teachers and UW Collective Bargaining Agreement
This document outlines terms and conditions for extension lecturers.