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Recruiting ongoing staff

An ongoing employee is an employee other than a fixed-term or casual employee who may be employed on a full or part-time basis.

To initiate this process please contact the HR Services team.

Fixed-term to ongoing conversions

A staff member on a fixed-term contract is eligible to apply to convert his or her employment to continuing employment in circumstances where the University has determined that continuing work of the same or substantially similar duties and requisite funding are available.

Continuing Contingent Funded Employment

A staff member who is appointed to a position that is contingent funded for a period of three (3) years or more, and who is to be appointed to at least their second consecutive contract, shall be eligible to be employed on a continuing contingent funded contract of employment, or CCFE.

Varying an Employment Contract on Temporary Basis (Temporary Variation)

If you would like to vary an existing employment contract on a temporary basis, please contact your relevant HR Adviser or HR Business Partner.

Request for Permanent Variation

If you would like to vary an existing ongoing employment contract on a permanent basis, HR will issue a new written contract once receiving the approved request. To initiate this process please contact your relevant HR Adviser or HR Business Partner.

ECU Professorial Research Fellowships Recruitment Campaign

These guidelines outline the procedures for the appointment of outstanding academic staff under ‘ECU’s Professorial Research Fellowships recruitment campaign’ (focusing on Professors (ALEVE) and Research Fellows including ARC and NHMRC Fellows) to enable the University to respond rapidly to opportunities to recruit academic staff of outstanding quality.

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