SAMPLE OFFER LETTER: MODIFIED SERVICE FACULTY POSITION
Dear Professor <Candidate’s name>:
The University Administration has authorized me to offer you an appointment to the following faculty position in the College/School of at The University of Texas at Austin:
Title: Professor (Modified Service)
Period of Appointment: 9/1/11 – 1/15/12
Percent Time: 50.00%
Nine-month Academic Rate: $80,000
Total Stipend: $20,000
appointment is without tenure and for the above-stated period only.
This appointment is
without tenure and is subject to confirmation by the
Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. All faculty, administrators, and staff
are subject to the relevant provisions of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents and the Handbook of Operating Procedures of The
University of Texas at Austin. The salary figure represents the gross salary
and is subject to deductions as required by federal and state law and, if
permitted by law, such other deductions as you may authorize.
assignment will be <number>
section(s) of <course number and
title>. Should enrollment fluctuate, causing cancellation of any
course section you have been assigned to teach, the percent time of your
appointment or your assignment may be adjusted in accordance with <college/school> policy. As a member of our teaching faculty,
you will be expected to participate in the course-instructor evaluations.
is recommended that you check with Human Resource Services – Insurance
and Retirement concerning your insurance status while on modified service
appointment. Normally, as long as
your appointment is half time for the semester, your primary insurance coverage
will be through your UT Austin insurance plan.
This offer is
contingent upon satisfactory completion of a credentialing requirement that the
University must satisfy for institutional accreditation. If you have not previously completed
the enclosed Official Degree Certification Authorization for Current Faculty
form, you will need to do so at this time and return it to the department for
forwarding to the provost's office for processing. If you have completed the form previously, please let me
know this, so we can so advise the provost's office.
Please indicate your acceptance of this appointment by
signing the original of this letter and returning it to me. The copy should be retained for your
records. Don’t hesitate to contact
me if you have any questions about this appointment.
Vice President and Provost Gregory L. Fenves
I accept this offer