Personnel & Payroll

Personnel and payroll are divided into 3 categories: academic personnel (faculty and researchers), staff personnel, and student personnel. Each category is managed by a separate staff member, as described below.

Academic Personnel

Facilitates a wide variety of complex academic and administrative matters including recruitment, appointment, and advancement (merit and promotion) for both faculty appointments (including affiliated, adjunct, and emeriti) as well as researchers.

Staff contacts: Karla Leiva-Palacios: faculty appointments, merit/promotion cases for researchers: Timothy King: researchers, project scientists, specialists, postdocs.

Staff Personnel

Provides assistance on a variety of personnel matters including staff and researcher (non-faculty) appointments, hourly student appointments, timecard procedures, job description facilitation, benefits questions, vacation and sick accruals, faculty summer salary, budget projections, payroll issues, and affiliate appointments.

Staff contact: Timothy King

Student Personnel

Assists with all student academic appointments, including TA’s, Readers, Associates, and Graduate student researchers, as well as all lecturer appointments.

Staff contacts: Kathryn Ficke: TA's, readers, associates, GSR's, lecturers; Timothy King: all other student positions.


Personnel Analyst
Student Programs Manager
Graduate Program Advisor
Academic Personnel & Space Management Analyst


For all personnel matters, please email: