Due to the financial crisis resulting from the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, The University of Arizona has implemented an economic mitigation plan that includes a furlough and pay reduction program. For specific information about how this may impact Postdoctoral scholars, please refer to the following resources:
Employee Furlough and Furlough-Based Reduction Programs Website: this is the central location for updates and thorough descriptions of the economic mitigation plan.
UArizona Human Resources FAQ: this is a list of frequently asked questions the human resources department has gotten about employment under the current circumstances.
Recording of Live Q&A session with RII Representatives: this is the full audio recording of the Q&A session held on May 5 to answer questions about the impact of the current situation at UArizona and the possible consequences for postdocs. Postdocs had a 35-minute session with Sangita Panwar, vice president for research operations, Lori Schultz, senior director, and Joanne “Jo” Cannalli, director for employee services.
Grant-Funded: Furlough Program: here you can find information about how the furlough program applies to individuals who are grant-funded.