I am pleased to invite you to join our faculty as __________Professor in the Department of ____________ at Florida International University. This is a tenure-earning appointment which would commence on _____. Your appointment will carry a nine-month salary rate of $______. As a tenure-earning faculty member, your assignment generally include instruction, research, and service. Your specific assignment will be determined by your chairperson.
Your appointment is contingent upon our receiving confirmation of your Ph.D. degree from ____________. Should you not complete your doctorate by the effective date of your Florida International University contract, you will be hired on a non-tenure-earning contract at the rank of Instructor with a salary of $________; however, such employment would not extend beyond the _____ Fall semester. When we have received official notification from ______ University that you have fulfilled all the requirements, a new contract will be issued at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective the beginning of the following academic semester at the original salary.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended, requires that the University verify your eligibility to work in the United States. This offer of employment and your hiring are contingent upon your submitting original documents to verify your identity and your employment eligibility. If you have not completed this verification procedure within one (1) day of your employment, the University will be required by Federal law to stop your employment. Please confirm your acceptance of this offer by returning a signed copy of this letter and a completed copy of the enclosed Pre-Employment Requirement form and the Employment Information form.
University employees are required to report any outside activity which might be a conflict of interest with university employment or any outside professional activity for which compensation is received. If you are involved in compensated outside activity, or any other activity which may present a potential conflict of interest, please notify me in advance.
On behalf of the faculty of the College of _______, we
sincerely hope you will accept this offer. I look forward to hearing from
you within two weeks. To indicate your acceptance, please sign and return
the enclosed copy of this letter. Should you have questions about the appointment,
please do not hesitate to contact me.
c: Provost, Academic Affairs