Definitions of Human Resources Terminology

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P & T

Promotion and Tenure


Position Description


Post Doctorate Research Associate (Post Doctoral or Post Doc is also used)


Public Employee Benefits Board, State of Oregon

permanent partial disability

When you are determined to be medically stationary, your claim is ready for closure. An examination is done to determine whether you have a loss of use or function as a result of your injury. This loss of function is determined as a percentage of whole body impairment for benefit calculations.

permanent total disability

If you are unable to return to any form of gainful and suitable employment held in the past, you may qualify for PTD benefits. These benefits are based on your average weekly wage at the time of the injury but are paid monthly instead of biweekly. Generally, they are for significant and serious injuries, such as paraplegia, quadriplegia, or traumatic brain injuries.


Public Employees Retirement System, State of Oregon

Post Doc

Post Doctorate/Doctoral


Periodic Review of Faculty


Personal or Professional Services Contract


Banner Time Entry


Employee Verification Form