Summary 15: Sample Letter of Invitation to Assistant Professors

Dear _________________________:

It gives me great pleasure to invite you to accept appointment as
Assistant Professor, Step __________, in the Department of _________________________ at UCLA at an annual salary rate of $____________ on a _____ month basis, effective July 1, 20__,
under the general conditions outlined in the attached statement.*

Since initial appointment as Assistant Professor in the University of California is for a two-year term, this offer involves a commitment of employment through June 30, 20__.

If a citizen: In order to indicate your official acceptance of appointment, it will be necessary for you to sign the enclosed forms. Please be certain that the oath has been notarized.

If not a citizen: In order to indicate your official acceptance of appointment, it will be necessary for you to sign the enclosed forms.

If you should become a naturalized citizen of the United States while you are employed by the University of California, you will be required to sign the California State Oath of allegiance immediately upon naturalization in order that the University may continue any salary payments.

Please return the completed forms in the enclosed, self-addressed envelope.

Sincerely,

cc: Chancellor
Chair

*See Appendix 6 for referenced statement.
 

Revised 04/19/12