Information Regarding Employment of non-US Citizens
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Some General Information Regarding Employment at the Martinos Center
Hiring new employees - Martinos Center Investigators who
wish to hire new employees should first contact Deedee Correia. For non
professional appointments, please provide a job description and
suggested rate of pay. Professional appointments will be brought
before the Director's committee by arrangement with the Director.
Visiting Scientist position - Visiting Scientist is an MGH
(not and HMS) title bestowed upon certain professionals conducting
work at the center who are not paid via MGH and have their primary
appointment elsewhere. A Visiting Scientist may be principal
investigator on IRB protocol submission. Visiting Scientists do not
have hiring privileges, do not receive benefits from MGH, cannot apply
for grants through MGH.
Research Fellow position -
The title of research fellow is reserved for
individuals with a Ph.D. or M.D. degree. The applicant must also meet all
MGH and US Department of Homeland Security requirements.
Primary affiliation for MGH employees with Harvard
appointments - Except for those who receive a paycheck from
Harvard University, Harvard Medical School or Harvard School of Public
Health, the first affiliation of those with dual MGH/Harvard
appointments is MGH.
Resignations - Professional staff (research fellow and up)
planning to resign their appointment at the Center, must give at least
one month notice in writing. The resignation letter should be
addressed to the employee's supervisor and copies should be sent to
Dee Dee Correia and Carol Barnstead.
Terminations - A Professional staff member whose position is
to be terminated is entitled to at least 3 months notice. It is
suggested that termination is discussed with the employee prior to
written notification. It is also suggested that a witness, such as a
member of the administrative staff, be present at the verbal
Grant submission privileges - Only faculty with MGH
appointments at the Assistant level or higher may apply for grants
through MGH. Obtaining a position may require a search. Only the
Center Director may offer faculty appointments.
Health insurance - Everyone working at MGH must be covered
by health insurance. Only employees who are paid $10,000 annually and
work at least 87 hours per month at MGH are eligible to purchase
health insurance through MGH. Others will have to buy private health
insurance. Lack of health insurance is grounds for termination of
employment and for those here on a visa, deportation from the US.