NEW FACULTY RESOURCES
Faculty/ Laboratory Website
The department of Anatomy and Neurobiology includes primary Faculty and secondary Faculty who have a primary appointment in another department. The updated list of Faculty can be found on the following page: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/anatneuro/our-people/faculty/. This page contains the contact information (i.e. office location and phone number) for most Faculty. From this page, you can also access each laboratory/Faculty member’s individual page.
Orientation for New Faculty/ Benefits
Special faculty orientation sessions are held at the beginning of each academic For a copy of the schedule, or to schedule a new faculty member to attend an orientation session, a member of the hiring department should contact Human Resources at 617-353-2380. All regular full- and part-time faculty members who attend new employee orientation will be instructed to report to the ID office, located at 710 Albany Street, to receive a Terrier ID Card the week of their orientation. New faculty will receive special instructions for creating your BU login name and Kerberos password from the Registrar or Human Resources. Medical Campus employees will need a Terrier Card to request an email account, UIS access, or a Kerberos password. Please contact Melissa Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org, who will help you through the process. More information about the Terrier ID card can be found at: http://www.bu.edu/terriercard/
The Department of Human Resources (HR) at Boston University is located on the Charles River Campus at 25 Buick Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215. An HR branch is also present on the Medical Campus and located on 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02118. The BU Human Resources page is at: http://www.bu.edu/hr/
BU login name and Kerberos password are used across most computing resources at the University. They are required for connecting to the secure BU wireless network, accessing BU e-mail, Faculty research, teaching and personal online resources (BUworks, Faculty Link, Blackboard Learn etc…). Setting Up Your Username and Password: http://www.bu.edu/tech/services/support/iam/authentication/kerberos/kerberos/.
Setting up BU email. Contact BUMC IT services to set up BU email account http://www.bumc.bu.edu/it/comm-collab/accounts/email/
Obtaining ID card and building access:
Parking and Transportation. Learn more about options for Parking, transportation, and MBTA passes at the BU Medical Campus Office of Parking & Transportation Services (OPTS) located at 710 Albany Street or visit: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/parking/
For information on benefits and other HR resources: http://www.bu.edu/hr/
BUworks (Salary Statements, Reporting, Grant Management)
BUworks provides the integrated administrative tools and processes needed to support BU.
BUworks can be accessed using a Kerberos password and user ID at: http://www.bu.edu/buworks/. The menu includes the following items: employee self-service, finance, reporting and procurement. You can access your benefits and salary statements on the BUworks employee self-service page.
Leaves of Absences
The policy for leaves and absences can be found in the Boston University Faculty handbook at: http://www.bu.edu/handbook/leaves-absences/. Other information about sabbaticals can be found on the BUSM bylaws (requires Kerberos and username): http://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm-facultycentral/school-of-medicine-bylaws-2/
Fitness, Health and Dental Services
FitRec at BU. Discounted gym memberships and classes is available on the Charles River Campus to BU faculty and their families at the BU Fitness and Recreation Center (FitRec) http://www.bu.edu/fitrec/.
Health services: The Boston Medical Center is a teaching affiliate of the BU School of Medicine. Patient services and resources at the BMC are accessible to faculty, staff and students at BUMC (http://www.bmc.org/patients.htm). The BU Charles River Medical Practice (http://www.bu.edu/charlesmed/) is an affiliate of BMC and is located at 930 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215.
Dental services: Two BU dental health centers provide dental services for eligible faculty, staff and students:
Charles River Campus: The dental Center is located at 930 Commonwealth Ave. (http://www.budentalcenter.com/locations/930-commonwealth-avenue-office/)
Medical Campus: 100 East Newton St, which is the teaching affiliate of the BU Dental School (http://www.budentalcenter.com/locations/100-east-newton-street-office/).
Living in Boston (Lodging & Entertainment)
There are many online resources available about Boston and its suburbs.
A few facts about Boston: http://thoughtcatalog.com/karen-noble/2012/09/11-things-you-should-know-about-living-in-boston/.
Interesting link if you relocate to Boston: http://www.boston-online.com/relocation.html
A list of the 10 best places to live in Boston and its suburbs: http://www.movoto.com/guide/boston-ma/best-boston-suburbs/.
You will find on this page a list of perks, discounts and resources available to BU Faculty: http://www.bu.edu/hr/lifebu/employee-perks-discounts-and-resources/.