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With an approval from the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) to offer a position to an individual, the department may now proceed with providing the candidate a final offer letter.   

Additional items needed for candidate signature include:

  • Faculty Criminal Background Check (CBC) requests must be submitted using the online "Electronic CBC Application" located at https://webapps1.healthcare.uiowa.edu/HRBackground. The Criminal Background Check Application requires appropriate permissions and your Healthcare ID and Password to access.  If you have trouble accessing the application - please contact your department human resources representative for assistance.  Faculty HR reps will be notified by the electronic CBC application system when the background check has been concluded. 

Additional items needed for Clinical Faculty:

When all materials are gathered and the CBC has been completed, the department may initiate the appointment form in workflow. 


  • The effective date of the appointment may not precede the date of the OIE approval to offer a position. 
  • All clinical privileges should be granted and approved prior to a start date.
  • Credentials checks and verification of highest degree must have been conducted and completed.

Required attachments for a faculty appointment form: 

  • Signed Offer Letter 
  • UIP Contracts and IMMIC forms
  • Curriculum Vita

For more information on the Faculty Appointment process please review the Faculty Appointments Policies and Procedures

For more information on the Adjunct Appointment process please review the Adjunct and Adjunct Clinical Faculty Procedures