Benefit Summaries

Benefit summaries provide a comprehensive list of benefits available to employees of Notre Dame based upon each type of benefit-eligible employment: faculty, administrators (exempt employees), and staff (non-exempt employees).


Full-Time: Working at least 30 hours per week.

Part-Time: Working at least 20 but less than 30 hours per week.


Appointments for faculty are defined in the Faculty Handbook; eligibility for benefits may be contingent on receiving a salary from Notre Dame.

Affiliate Appointments:

Non-Faculty Researchers

Full-Time Paid and Unpaid status as defined by the Office of Research.

  • Full-Time Paid Appointments (PDF). Includes Senior Research Associate, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Research Fellow, and Teaching Scholar.
  • Full-Time Unpaid Appointments (PDF). Includes ND Research Associate, Externally Funded Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Visitor, Visiting Scholar, and unpaid Senior Research Associate.

Position Classification Changes

Summaries of important pay and benefit information resulting from a change in position classification:

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