The primary responsibility of university employees is the accomplishment of the duties and responsibilities assigned to their position at the university. External consulting, outside employment or other activities that interfere with those duties and responsibilities should not be accepted. At the same time, the university recognizes the benefits of employees’ participation in activities of a consultative or advisory capacity with governmental agencies, private industry or other institutions that are not in conflict with the proper discharge of their duties and responsibilities in the public interest.
In keeping with the university's mission to serve its stakeholders, the university believes these activities improve the performance of an employee by virtue of his or her continuing contact with issues/problems in the nonacademic world and serve to promote the university.
Employees of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (“university”) may not:
For more information see "Conflict of Interest, Conflict of Commitment and Outside Activities" HOOP 20.