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230 - Personnel-Academic

Section: 230-355
Effective: 07/01/2017
Supersedes: N/A New
Next Review Date: 07/01/2020
Issuance Date: 04/27/2020
Issuing Office: Academic Personnel Services

PPM 230-355 Policy [pdf format]



PPM 230-355, Non-Salary Research Positions, relates to matters subject to Academic Personnel Manual (APM) Section 355, Non-Salary Research Positions. For reference, subsections of PPM 230-355 include citations to associated subsections of the APM; in all cases, the APM is operative where referenced.


PPM 230-355-4 Definitions

APM 355-2


PPM 230-355-10 Criteria

APM 355-10


PPM 230-355-17 Terms of Service


Appointments may be made for a maximum of three years and may be renewed following academic review. Appointment or reappointment period may be for a shorter term.


Post-retirement appointment must be for one year or less, but may be renewed following academic review.

PPM 230-355-24 Authority


No appointment, reappointment or academic review action is final until there has been an academic review and the individual with final authority has approved the action.


The UC San Diego Authority and Review Chart sets forth the individual(s) and/or committees responsible for review, as well as the final authority for approval.


PPM 230-355-80 Procedures


Procedural guidelines are available in the Academic Personnel Process Manual.




July 01, 2017 This policy was made effective.


April 20, 2018 Minor technical edits to update names and policy hyperlinks.


April 27, 2020 This policy was reviewed for gender neutral language.