Guest Investigator appointments are initiated by written request, with the candidate’s curriculum vitae and an Authorization to Invite a Guest Investigator form from the hosting member of the Scientific or Technical Staff. If the Department Chair or Center Director approves the appointment, the materials are forwarded to Human Resources for review and approval.
The Authorization to Invite a Guest Investigator form must indicate if the appointment will have a fixed expiration date or if it is anticipated that there will be a long-term relationship between the host and the Guest Investigator. Long-term appointments will not expire, but Human Resources will, on an annual basis, require the Department Administrator or Manager to confirm that the relationship still exists. A report of Guest Investigator appointments is sent by Human Resources to the Director of Research for information purposes annually.
Under special circumstances and with advance approval, Guest Investigators may receive one or more of the following:
A Guest Investigator may be considered for employment via the appropriate employment procedures.