Terms and conditions of employment

Under the Agreement for the Implementation of the Framework Agreement at the University of Exeter agreed in July 2006, the following conditions of employment apply to all staff of the University, except those engaged on a casual/claims basis, Graduate Teaching Assistants and those engaged on NHS Clinical Grades.

Under the terms of the above agreement, some staff enjoy protected benefits over and above those detailed below.

These pages detail the core conditions of employment which apply equally to all staff, as well as detailing the conditions of employment which are specific to appointments in each job family.

Search the Terms and Conditions by subject using the links to the right.

You can also download a hardcopy of the Conditions of Employment in pdf format (updated May 2015).

Glossary

University means the Council of the University of Exeter or any committees or officers who have been delegated authority to make decisions on grading and remuneration.

Staff in the academic job families means staff employed in the Education and Research job family, Education and Scholarship job family and Research job family.

Education and Research job family means staff employed as Lecturers, Senior Lecturers and Associate Professors progressing through the Education and Research route.

Education and Scholarship job family means staff employed as Associate Lecturers, Lecturers and Senior Lecturers and Associate Professors progressing through the Education and Scholarship route.

Research job family means staff employed as Associate Research Fellows, Research Fellows and Senior Research Fellows and Associate Professors progressing through the Research route.

Professorial and Professorial related means staff employed as Professors and Heads of Professional Services and other senior staff designated as Professorial-related. Professors are covered by the conditions of employment detailed for staff in the Education and Research job family; Professorial-related staff are covered by the conditions of employment detailed for staff in the Professional Services job family.

Professional Services staff means all other staff employed by the University.

Term-time staff means staff who work less than 52 weeks per year (including holidays).

Bank/public holidays means the New Year’s Day bank holiday, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May Day bank holiday, Spring bank holiday (normally in May), Summer bank holiday (normally in August), Christmas Day bank holiday and Boxing Day bank holiday, or alternative days designated by the Government.

Fellow workers means “another of the employer’s workers”, in accordance with the ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures.

General conditions

The salary scales and conditions of employment for staff are agreed between the University of Exeter and recognised trade unions in the University of Exeter Joint Committee for Consultation and Negotiation.

The University may from time to time amend the conditions of service through the Joint Committee for Consultation and Negotiation. Changes will be notified to members of staff.

Members of staff employed in the Education and Research job family are also subject to the University’s Charter and to the Statutes and Ordinances of the University, which may be amended from time to time by the Council of the University.

These pages must be read in conjunction with individual letters and such other documents as may be specific to any particular person, post or appointment.