- Course Reductions and Buyouts
Faculty may buy out their teaching with money from grants. They may also reduce their normal teaching load by accepting a reduction in pay.
- Salary Grant Coverage and Teaching Load Reductions
An outline of the policy on academic year salary grant coverage and teaching load reductions based on such coverage.
- Senior Faculty Research Semester
Competitive awards that provide faculty with a nonteaching semester and research funds to focus on a scholarly or creative project or initiative.
- Family and Medical Leave Act
Faculty and staff may apply for leaves of absence covered under the FMLA.
- Theodore and Jane Norman Junior Faculty Research Leave
All full-time, tenure-track faculty whose teaching load is at least two courses per year are guaranteed one semester of paid research leave in either the fourth or fifth year of residence at the university.
- Paid Leaves for Faculty
Faculty outside the tenure structure who have completed 14 semesters may be eligible for paid leave.
Faculty are eligible for sabbatical leave in the seventh academic year after completion of 12 semesters of full-time service at Brandeis. Sabbatical leave is granted by the provost, with the advice of the department chair and the appropriate academic dean, to faculty who have held rank of associate professor with tenure or professor with tenure for at least two semesters of full-time service.