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Scholarly Leave of Absence

School of Medicine Basic Sciences Scholarly Leave of Absence Policy

Procedure: Any tenured or tenure-track faculty member who desires a scholarly leave of absence (SLOA) will make that request in writing to include the following items:

  1. Beginning and ending dates of the SLOA
  2. Location of the SLOA
  3. Reason for the leave, including benefits to yourself and the School
  4. Sources of funding that will be used to pay for the SLOA
  5. Arrangements that will be made to maintain functionality of your laboratory while you’re gone
  6. Arrangement that will be made for your roles on student committees or other departmental/university committees you have obligations to

The request will be addressed to the Department Chair, who will forward the request to the Dean of the SOM, Basic Sciences if the Chair approves the request.