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507 PIR Current duties term code


A code that identifies the term for an academic staff member's current duties


Version: 1.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: CURRENT-TERM
Element name: Current duties term code

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (numeric)
Width: 2


Limited term, with the length at the time the current duties commenced being:

01 to 60 Number of months
61 More than 5 years
99 Casual appointment

Tenurable term (not on a limited term):

81 Probationary
82 Confirmed
91 Other term

Coding notes

  • Academic staff employed on an ongoing (permanent) FT or FFT basis, should be coded with one of the tenurable codes (82 if confirmed).
  • Non‑ongoing academic staff on a FT/FFT contract, should be reported with the number of months employed with the institution.
  • All academic staff members on casual contracts should be reported as code 99 ("Casual appointment").

Input files

Provider Information Request:

  • PIR Staff (PSF)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.

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