As a new University of Washington employee, you will receive an appointment confirmation in the form of an official job offer from the academic unit for which you will be affiliated.

Certain incoming academic personnel will also receive a confirmation from UW Academic Human Resources via email. This document will state your title and effective appointment start date. You will find the Patent, Invention, and Copyright Statement and Statement of Policy on Non-Discrimination and Sexual Harassment on your confirmation notice. This document is also sent to your primary appointing unit’s dean’s/chancellor’s office for their records.

The appointment confirmation is an important aspect of your employment with the University of Washington. You should keep a copy of this document for your records.

Communicate with your unit’s dean’s/chancellor’s office regarding any questions or concerns regarding the details of your appointment.

UW Faculty Code – Chapters 24 and 25

The University of Washington’s Faculty Code Chapter 24 outlines the specifics of all faculty appointments and promotions, while Faculty Code Chapter 25 describes matters pertaining to the tenure of the faculty.

Librarian Personnel Code

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

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