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7.4.2 Postdoctoral Scholar Support: Implementation

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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7.4.1 Postdoctoral Scholar Support: Policy

1. Postdoctoral Scholar Support

1. Determines the support to be provided to a postdoctoral scholar and includes in the offer letter. Department
2. Term-Activates the scholar in PeopleSoft Student Administration. Postdoc Office
3. After the postdoc has been term-activated in PeopleSoft, and before processing any financial support, aid-year activates the scholar in GFS (TAL category is “PD”). Department
4. For new externally-sponsored research awards, processes the notice of award and establishes the appropriate PTAs. Office of Sponsored Research
5. Before processing any financial support for a postdoc, creates the necessary item types in GFS for the accounts to be used. Department
6.  Determines the appropriate levels of appointment and salary enter these as paylines in GFS. Finalizes the associated TAL payment, if any.  Department
7. Approves in Workflow in a timely manner.  Home Department and Financial Approvers 
8. Monitors overall levels of funding.  Department 
9. When a postdoctoral appointment is terminated, terminates all aid lines in GFS. Department

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