UAH

Faculty Handbook

This handbook and the policies and procedures described herein do not in any way constitute, and shall not be construed to be, a contract of employment between the University of Alabama in Huntsville and any employee nor an offer to create an employment contract.

Although the handbook intends to reflect currently any policies or rules of the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama referred to or incorporated herein, users are cautioned that changes or additions to such policies or rules may have become effective since the publication of this material. In the event of such a conflict the current statement of Board policy contained in the official minutes and manual of rules, bylaws, and guidelines shall prevail.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville reserves the right in its sole discretion and at any time, to modify any policy, procedure, or benefit set forth in this handbook and to make any other changes it deems necessary or appropriate.

This handbook supersedes all previous editions.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education. Pursuant to that commitment, it does not unlawfully discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, (including marital or parental status), pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, or status as a Vietnam-era, special disabled, or other eligible veteran. It maintains an affirmative action program for protected minorities, women, individuals with a disability, and Vietnam era, special disabled and other eligible veterans.


CHAPTER 1 - MISSION, HISTORY, AND SYMBOLS

CHAPTER 2 - EXTERNAL GOVERNANCE AND OVERSIGHT

CHAPTER 3 - ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 4 - ORGANIZATION OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

CHAPTER 5 - ORGANIZATION OF RESEARCH

CHAPTER 6 - SHARED GOVERNANCE

CHAPTER 7 - FACULTY PERSONNEL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

CHAPTER 8 - INSTRUCTIONAL AND STUDENT POLICIES

CHAPTER 9 - COMPENSATION, BENEFITS, AND FACULTY RESOURCES

APPENDIX A - Selection, Appointment, Evaluation and Reassignment of a Dean

APPENDIX B - Selection, Appointment, Evaluation and Reassignment of a Department Chair

APPENDIX C - Prestigious and Named Professorships

APPENDIX D - Policy and Procedures for Review of Eminent Scholars

APPENDIX E - General Grievance Procedure

APPENDIX F - Discrimination Grievance Procedure

APPENDIX G - Patent Policy

APPENDIX H - Copyright Policy (1994)

APPENDIX I - Conflict of Interest

APPENDIX J - Disclosure and Request for Consulting Activities Forms (doc)

APPENDIX K - Institutional Goals

APPENDIX L - By-Laws Of The Faculty Senate

APPENDIX M - Publications Board

APPENDIX N - Policy Regarding Ethical Standards In Research