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DELAY IN SCIENCE CLOCK

Scientific staff members may request a one-year delay of the tenure clock for:

Subsequent status reviews will take place one-year later than would have occurred without such a delay. Delay may be granted only once during the appointment period.

For complete details on the delay of the tenure and science clocks, refer to Section B-1-11 of AURA’s policies and procedures found at: www.aura-astronomy.org.

FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULES

Our lives are not always organized around a 9 to 5 work schedule. We allow you, in conjunction with your supervisor, to determine flexible schedules, which may include teleworking, a compressed work week, or a part-time schedule.

In general, meeting and program schedules for many Institute activities are scheduled to respect the demands of working parents with childcare responsibilities.