Research Personnel

Benefits Eligibility:

Research Personnel – Salaried employees who perform work primarily related to scientific research, engineering design and analysis, problem solving, technology transfer to industry, or special education and human services field based programs.

A full time schedule for research personnel requires a minimum of 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year or 2080 hours per year.  For benefit purposes, an individual in a regular salaried research position is eligible for full benefits if he or she is scheduled to work a minimum of 1,560 hours per year or 75 percent of a full time schedule. Visiting research personnel are not eligible for University funded benefits.

Research Scientist/Engineer/Scholar – Performs work primarily related to scientific or scholarly research, engineering design and analysis, problem solving or technology transfer with industry.

Research Associate – Performs work primarily related to scientific or scholarly research to gain professional experience and additional advanced research training.

Research Intern – Performs work in the special education and human services field based programs in the College of Education. These positions may be exempt or nonexempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Visiting Research Personnel – Appointed on a temporary basis to perform work primarily related to scientific or scholarly research.

 

 

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