The hiring package is reviewed and approved by the office of Faculty Affairs.
Once the hiring package is approved, offer the position to the candidate
The office of Faculty Affairs will review the hiring package. GT-TRACS will send an approval notice through the system. The approval date will serve as the effective date for the package.
Submit a Personal Services Form (PSF) for final approval
No Position Vacancy Announcement (PVA) or Affirmative Action Tracking sheets are needed.
Postdoctoral Fellow appointments require evidence of the Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in the form of an official transcript.
A candidate may also be appointed if the he/she has completed all of the requirements for the degree (coursework, defense, final dissertation submitted, etc.), but the degree has not yet been formally conferred. In this case, the candidate must provide evidence that all of the degree requirements have been met, along with a date of graduation. This may be stated on the official transcript or in an official letter from the institution.
In all cases, the final, official transcript must be on file once the degree has been awarded.
Required documents and signatures
Copy of Offer/Invitation Letter
Funding letter from sponsoring agency
Completed Background Check or Security Clearance
Visiting Research Faculty or Students
Visiting Research Faculty and Visiting Research Students are also hired through the EVPR's office. View more information about the required documents and the hiring process: