SAMPLE LETTER OF OFFER FOR AGCENTER FACULTY POSITIONS
NOTE: The information in italics should be included only if applicable to the position
Additional instructions are included in brackets and in the lefthand column. (Makes more
sense if you print it out.)
Include italicized statement for extension parish
positions if appropriate.
$_______________. By accepting this position, you
This paragraph for
extension agent appointments only
You will serve an initial one-year probationary
performance will be closely evaluated. At the end of
that period, your continuation will be based upon a
organizational needs, and availability of funds.
This paragraph for
This position is funded with grant funds through
_____________ only. This letter is your official notice
that your appointment will terminate on that date.
This paragraph for research appointments only.
Italicized information for joint teaching appointments
The initial appointment is __% research in the
Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station and __%
teaching in the LSU College of Agriculture. You will
be expected to develop a research program in the area
of __________________________. You will also be
expected to develop a graduate student program and to
teach a graduate level course in _________________
We will provide you with
limited funds to support your program of research, but
you will also be expected to diligently seek grant funds
to help support your research. You will also be required
to submit for review and approval a research project
within six months of your initial appointment date and
to have an approved research project in place at all
Include italicized information only for joint
As an employee of the LSU System, you will be
appointments with LSU A&M campus.
required to familiarize yourself with and comply with
the policies and procedures governing the faculty and
staff of the LSU Agricultural Center campus and LSU
and A&M campus. If you wish to accept this position,
please sign and date on the lines provided at the end of
this letter and return to me immediately.