If you are a benefits-eligible faculty or staff on U.S. payroll and plan to work abroad for 180 days or less, Stanford can provide you medical and dental services through Cigna. This applies to faculty working abroad for a quarter. Click here for more information.
If the period is longer than a quarter then contact UHR Benefits at 736-2985 to discuss international benefits, managed by Fran Kaspar.
The following dates have been set for new faculty benefits orientation, it is recommended that faculty new to Stanford attend one of these sessions:
Wednesday, August 21 – 10-12 PM – Redwood Hall, Room G19
Thursday, September 5 – 10-12 PM – Redwood Hall, Room G19
Registration required – contact Gary Sharp (email@example.com or 650-736-2985, Option 4)
Tuesday, September 10 – 1 – 3 PM, no registration required, see Faculty Orientation Letter for login instructions
The New Faculty Benefits Orientation is designed specifically for faculty. Other academic staff, including lecturers, should attend the Welcome Center orientation held on Mondays. For assistance with enrolling academic or other teaching staff into the Welcome Center, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions? Contact Jim Jezyk at 650-725-8157.
The Faculty Handbook (https://facultyhandbook.stanford.edu) has been redesigned, making it easier and more efficient to use and print. Please contact Ashwini Gujar at email@example.com for further details.
Nominations should be received in the Office of Faculty Affairs by the dates in the table below. All chairs must be approved by the Board of Trustees and materials must be submitted by the deadlines to ensure that the appointments take place at the Board meeting. More information and 2019 dates can be found here (login required).
|Board of Trustees Meeting||Submit Nominations by:|
|June 12-13, 2019||May 23, 2019|
|October 13-15, 2019||September 19, 2019|
|December 1-3, 2019||November 7, 2019|
|February 9-11, 2020||January 16, 2020|
|April 19-21, 2020*||March 26, 2020|
|June 10-11, 2020||May 21, 2020|
|October 4-6, 2020||September 10, 2020|
|December 6-8, 2020||November 12, 2020|
|*Nominations are accepted only for already established chairs at the April meeting|
Also, a new consent form for conducting background checks is also required as of January 1, 2018. The new form can be found here: https://hr.stanford.edu/processes/background-checks
Ban the Box (AB 1008)
This law provides job applicants with prior conviction history a fair chance to obtain employment.
Salary History (AB 168)
This law is designed to narrow the gender pay gap.
Academic Staff and Other Teaching Titles require an offer letter when hired. Effective January 1, 2018, please use one of the revised offer letter templates - paid or unpaid (log in below to view).
Deadlines for long forms are located on the FAO page (log in below to view). Please plan your file submissions accordingly, and notify Valerie Meeks at firstname.lastname@example.org, of retention issues, competitive offers, or any other situations that require urgent review of a file.
The form for appointments, reappointments & promotions (log in below to view) has been redesigned to combine different versions of the current forms into a single document, making it easier and more efficient to use. Please contact Scott Walters at email@example.com for further details.
The privileges and benefits for emeriti faculty have been updated, and the description of benefits is on the Retirement page. This document is sent out directly to each retiring faculty member after they have submitted a Notice of Intent to Retire. For further information, please contact Cristen Shinbashi at firstname.lastname@example.org.