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Recruitment and absorption

Research Team

Employing an employee as part of a research team

A research team is comprised of employees employed as full-time or part-time researchers, within the framework of funded research by members of the academic staff.

A staff member interested in hiring an employee for the research team (a candidate who was already found suitable for the position) shall submit an application for the appointment of the research team member. Applications are to be submitted as follows:

1. The employment application must reach the Human Resources Department about a month before the date the candidate’s employment begins. As of May 2019, for each new employee, you are requested to attach the Hiring of a New Unit Employee form + the Risk Declaration form. Please note: employment applications shall only be handled after the Risk Declaration form is received.
2. The employee’s information, the rank requested, the employment period, the number of the budget to be charged, and the gross wage (must be coordinated in advance with the Human Resources Department) must be stated on the application.
3. Scan all the documents detailed in Section 4, and submit them by email, attached to the application form.
4. The staff member shall transfer the form for approval by the Dean / Department Head. Afterwards it shall be transferred to the Human Resources Department for the Appointments Committee for Research Staff for the approval of the appointment.
5. Candidates must hold, at the very least, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution.

For additional information, contact Ela Kohn.

If there are no candidates for the position, and a suitable candidate is requested to serve as part of the research team – refer an application to staff the position to the Recruitment and Hiring Section.

The Recruitment Section shall ensure the position is publicized in the existing recruitment sources and assist in identifying a suitable candidate, including conducting telephone interviews, personality interviews, and appropriate exams.

After a suitable candidate is identified and selected, follow the hiring process as detailed above.


Students

Employing an employee with Student Status

Whoever wishes to employ a student (a candidate already found suitable for employment) during their studies must do as follows:
1. Submit an orderly application using the “Application to Employ a Student” form, at least two weeks in advance.
As of May 2019, you are requested to attach a Risk Declaration form to the employment application for each new employee. Please note: employment applications shall only be handled after the Risk Declaration form is received.
2. The Application Applicant must state the employee’s personal details and requested employment details such as the employment period, scope of employment (quota of monthly hours), the budget to be charged, and the hourly pay or title and academic year.
3. Attach confirmation that the student is attending an accredited academic institution to the application.
4. Submit the application to the Human Resources Department signed by the Applicant and with the approval of the Administration Head.
5. The Human Resources Department shall examine the application. After it is approved, a hiring meeting shall be held at the Human Resources office with the employee. After the hiring meeting, it will be possible to begin employment at the faculty / unit.

For additional information, contact Ahuva Mishali.

If the student is not the candidate for a job, and you wish to find a suitable candidate – submit an application to staff the position to the Recruitment and Hiring Section.

The Recruitment Section shall ensure the position is publicized in the existing recruitment sources and assist in identifying a suitable candidate.

After identifying and choosing a suitable candidate, the hiring process must be executed as detailed above.

For additional information, contact Jenny Chipnasky.


Temporary Employees

Hiring a Temporary Employee

Temporary employees are employees employed temporarily and in any case for a period not exceeding one year to substitute employees who took maternity leave or unpaid leave, or for the purpose of a temporary/ seasonal project only.
Temporary employees shall receive their wages based on their actual hours worked.

Whoever wishes to hire a temporary employee (a candidate who has already been found suitable for the position) must do as follows:
1. Submit an orderly application on an “Application to Employ a Temporary Employee” form to the Human Resources Department.
As of May 2019, you are requested to attach a Risk Declaration form to the employment application for each new employee. Please note: employment applications shall only be handled after the Risk Declaration form is received.
2. The person making the request must state the employee’s personal information and the details of the requested employment, including employment period, scope of employment (quota of monthly hours), the budget to be charged, and the hourly pay.
3. The employee’s diploma and orderly curriculum vitae shall be attached to the application.
4. Submit the application to the Human Resources Department with the Applicant’s signature and with the approval of the Administration Head of the department.
5. The Human Resources Department shall examine the application. The employment of the worker may only begin following its approval.
6. If there is an option in the future for the employee to become a 2nd Generation employee, a full recruitment process shall be carried out before the employee is hired, including conducting a personality interview and exams.

If there is no candidate for the position, and a suitable candidate is requested to serve as a temporary employee – refer the application to staff the position to the Recruitment and Hiring Section.

The Recruitment Section shall ensure the position is advertised in existing recruitment sources and shall help identify a suitable candidate including conducting telephone interviews, personality interviews, and appropriate exams.

After a suitable candidate is identified and selected, follow the hiring process as detailed above.

For additional information, contact Vered Palit-Olshevitz.


One-Time Employment

Anyone interested in hiring employees for one-time employment shall notify the Human Resources Department.
One-Time Employment can be submitted for work performed for a short period of up to one month. In an exceptional case, employment shall be approved for an additional month, with advance approval from Human Resources.
Please note – additional employment shall not be approved beyond the stated two months unless employee-employer relations were severed for at least 6 months.
A one-time payment can be made provided that the employee is not employed under any other status at the Technion Institute and is not a scholar.
At the end of the work, employees shall submit a “request for one-time payment” form together with a photocopy of their ID + appendix to the Human Resources Department.
This form is comprised of two pages. On the first page, employees shall fill in their personal information and bank account number. Similarly, employees shall fill out the tax declaration (at the bottom of the first page); in the event of additional work, they shall attach tax coordination.
On the second page of the form, the Administration Manager or Member of Staff shall approve the request and state the budget number charged for the salary. One-time employment can be paid out only from the institutional budget.

When filling out the form, please choose one of the two payment methods:
1. Marking the first option (at the bottom of the table) – specifying the number of hours and hourly tariff (including in the table.)
or
2. Marking the second and third options (at the bottom of the table) – global gross sum to be paid without specification of the hours, in cases when there is no hourly supervision over the employee.

The form must reach the Human Resources Department immediately upon the end of the employment/ the end of the month and no later than the 1st of the month for employees to be able to receive their wage on time (the 10th of each month.)

For additional information, contact Galit Segev.


2nd Generation

Hiring an Employee under a Collective Agreement

A 2nd Generation employee is an employee hired by virtue of the collective agreement applicable to the employees at the Technion Institute for Research and Development. A 2nd Generation employee shall start employment as a temporary employee. After the employee has worked for 5 years, the possibility of transferring the employee to the status of permanent employee shall be considered.

A temporary employee shall only be hired after he undergoes a sorting and recruitment process.
Therefore, whenever it is necessary to hire a 2nd Generation employee, do as follows:

1. File an application to staff the position and specify the requested position.
2. Once the application is received, a proposal for an internal tender shall be prepared for publication to all Technion and Technion Institute employees.
3. After internal candidates submit their candidacy for that position, the Internal Tender Committee shall convene within the framework of which it shall hold a personality and professional interview for all candidates.
4. If a suitable candidate is identified from among the internal candidates, this candidate shall be hired for the position.
5. If an internal candidate is not identified – the position shall be advertised in external recruitment sources.
6. External candidates who are found suitable for the position shall undergo a professional interview with the recruiting manager.
7. If more than one suitable candidate is identified at a professional level, a Tender Committee will convene for the external candidates and select the most suitable candidate/s to continue the process.
8. The final candidates shall undergo examinations and tests vis-a-vis references before a final recruiting decision is made.

For additional information, contact Yaffa Mesika.

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