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Questions?

If you have questions about your benefits eligibility, please contact:

Benefits Department
Office of Human Resources
(781) 736-4468

Eligibility

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Full Time

Regular full-time staff may participate in the benefits program unless otherwise stated. Full-time staff are defined as:

  • Non-union staff members scheduled to work 35 hours per week for 52 weeks a year.
  • Union staff members who work in the library and are scheduled to work 35 hours per week for 52 weeks a year.
  • All other union employees who are scheduled to work 40 hours per week for 52 weeks a year.
Part Time

Regular part-time staff who work the following schedules may participate in the benefits program unless otherwise stated:

  • Non-union staff scheduled to work 17.5 hours or more per week for at least 39 weeks a year.
  • Union staff members who work in the library and are scheduled to work 17.5 hours or more per week for at least 39 weeks a year.
  • All other union employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week for at least 39 weeks a year.
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Faculty

Faculty members who have appointments of at least half-time status for one semester or more may participate in the benefits program unless otherwise stated.

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Postdoctoral Fellows | Research Associates | Visiting Scholars

Eligible postdoctoral fellows/research associates and visiting scholars except those who have an affiliation only with a center or institute may participate in the medical insurance, dental insurance and voluntary 403(b) retirement plan.

Appointments of at least half-time status for a period of six months or more and who receive salary through the university payroll office may enroll in a medical and/or dental insurance plan. The university will contribute toward the cost of monthly premiums.

Appointments of at least half-time status for a period of six months or more and who are not paid directly by the university may enroll in a medical and/or dental insurance plan, but must assume 100 percent of the monthly premiums cost.

Appointments at Brandeis University for a period of less than six months are not eligible to participate in the university benefits plan.