University of Pittsburgh

Procedure Non-Renewal of Research Associate Appointment

  1. Department chair must submit to the Office of Faculty Affairs, a Research Associate Non-Renewal Request: https://facaffairs.wufoo.com/forms/research-associate-nonrenewal-request/
    Request for non-renewal of Research Associate appointment with supporting documentation relating to the reason(s) for non-renewal.
    • These materials will be reviewed to assure compliance with University and School of Medicine policy and to determine if legal consultation is necessary.
  2. After review and approval, the Office of Faculty Affairs will notify the department that it can proceed with written notification to the research associate, using the template letter. The non-renewal letter must be signed by the department chair.
  3. The department must submit a copy of the chair's signed non-renewal letter to the Office of Faculty Affairs.

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