Leaving Employment - Academic/Research Staff

Academic/Research staff wishing to resign from the University are required to give 3 months' notice ending on 31 January or 31 July, in writing to the Vice-Chancellor, and copied to the Head of School and the HR Director. Your letter of resignation should be accompanied by a completed Resignation Form.

In the case of fixed term contracts employment is terminated on the date specified on the letter of appointment.

Employment may be terminated by the University by giving 3 months' notice of termination in writing for reasons which comply with the provisions of Education (Academic Tenure) (Northern Ireland) Order 1988, namely good cause or redundancy as defined in that order.

Employment may be terminated summarily on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor by the HR Director in the event of gross misconduct.