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Appointment Basis

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Appointment basis (term of service) is the number of months the employee will work during a full year.

Appointment Type Appointment Basis May Be:
Academic Teaching/Research Faculty* 9 or 12 month

 

Administrative/Professional Faculty* 9 or 12 month
Academic Wage/Short Term 12 month only
Classified Staff 9, 10, 11 or 12-month (see below)

 

Clinical Fellow Typically 12-month; could be 9-month
Research Associate (Post Doc) Typically 12-month; could be 9-month
Temporary Staff 12 month only

On a 9-month appointment basis, the job begin date and job end date must correlate with term start and end dates.

* For unclassified appointments, the Banner employee class (ECLS) designation will indicate whether the appointment basis is 9 or 12 month. Examples:

  • UA employee class: 9-month teaching/research position
  • UF employee class: 12-month non-teaching/research position

Classified Staff Appointment Basis:
(often called “appointment type” in OSCAR online tasks for classified staff)

9-month (Academic Year Employment Category): employment conforms generally to the school or academic year (i.e. September 16 to June 15; on leave without pay in the summer).

10-month (Academic Year Employment Category): employment conforms generally to the school or academic year (i.e. September 1 to June 30 or August 16 to June 15; on leave without pay in the summer).

11 month (Academic Year Employment Category): employment conforms generally to the school or academic year (i.e. August 1 to June 30; on leave without pay in the summer).

12-month (Regular Employment Category): employment is continuous throughout the calendar year.