EPA Policies and Procedures

UNC Chapel Hill EPA Policies: Institutional Conflict of Interest; EPA Faculty and Non-Faculty Personnel Policies, Procedures, & Guidelines; Post-Doc and Student Polices; Overload Policy; and much more; New Hire Termination Checklists and Confidentiality Statements.

UNC Chapel Hill EPA Policies:

  • Postdoctoral Scholar Policies - Introduction, Definition, Appointment & Discontinuation Policies, Performance Evaluation, Compensation, Leave, Grievances.
    • EPA Student & Postdoc Initial Appointments Required Documents - AP2s, PR-100, I-9, etc.
    • The maximum term of appointment for a Postdoctoral Scholar is five years.  Following this five-year training period, a Postdoctoral Scholar must either be moved into an established position or separated with a minimum ninety calendar days notice in advance of the five year maximum.
    • UNC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs - Postdoc Openings, Postdoc Resources, Getting Started as a New Postdoc, etc.
  • Faculty Conduct, Governance, and External Activities - Nepotism, Harrassment and Discrimination, Political Activities, Regulations for External Professional Activities of Faculty and Other Professional Staff, etc.
  • UNC-CH Research Conflict of Interest - for use by UNC-Chapel Hill Investigators, Inventors, and Administrators in identifying circumstances that may give rise to potential conflicts of interest related to research, technology transfer, or administrative responsibilities.
  • Overload Policy for EPA Employees, Division of Health Affairs - additional duties undertaken by an EPA employee within the University that are beyond the employee's regular responsibilities, activity has a beginning and ending date, and must be approved in advance.

New Hire &Termination Checklists:

  • Exit/Termination/Transfer Checklist for all SOM employees (EPA Faculty & Non-Faculty, SPA, Temporary/Student/Visitor, and Post-Doc/Fellows) - to be completed by the employee's last workday.  The HR Facilitator should begin working to complete the form within thirty days of the employee's planned departure date or as soon as a departure date is known.

New Hire Confidentiality Statements: