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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Departures

The content on this page applies to the following career tracks:

  • Clinician-Educators
  • Investigators
  • Team Scientists

 

Retirement

 Retirement (retaining netID, Wildcard and email address)
Eligible at 55 years of age

Submit paper copies of the following documents to the Faculty Affairs Office:

 Retirement (relinquishing netID, Wildcard and email address)
Eligible at 55 years of age

Submit paper copies of the following documents to the Faculty Affairs Office:

  • Faculty Departure Checklist (Word)
  • Position Data/Appointment Forms, printed from myHR and updated
    NOTE: Print ALL active records and update as needed
  • Faculty member's letter of retirement (optional)

     

 Phased Retirement
Eligible at 60 years of age with at least 15 years of service

Submit the following paper documents to the Faculty Affairs Office:

Exiting Northwestern

 Resignation
Voluntary departure initiated by the faculty member

Submit paper copies of the following documents to the Faculty Affairs Office:

  • Faculty Departure Checklist 
  • Position Data / Appointment Forms, printed from myHR and updated
    NOTE: Print ALL active records and updated as needed
  • Faculty member's letter of resignation (optional, but recommended)

 Termination
Involuntary departure initiated by the department

NOTE: Regular faculty must receive advance written notice from the Department Chair that the appointment will not be renewed.

To process a termination after providing advance notice to the faculty member, submit paper copies of the following documents to the Faculty Affairs Office:

  • Departure Checklist 
  • Position Data/Appointment Forms, printed from myHR and updated
    NOTE: Print ALL active records and update as needed
  • Copy of written notification provided to faculty member

 Death

Submit paper copies of the following documents to the Faculty Affairs Office:

  • Departure Checklist 
  • Position Data/Appointment Forms, printed from myHR and updated
    NOTE: Print ALL active records and update as needed
  • Obituary (if available)
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