Thomas Jefferson University has established the position of Faculty Ombudsperson to assist faculty with the satisfactory resolution of problems and conflicts arising in the workplace. The Faculty Ombudsperson serves as an independent, neutral resource. The Faculty Ombudsperson will maintain confidentiality unless directed by the consulting faculty member to do otherwise.
In assisting faculty the Ombudsperson may:
- Offer direct advice
- Provide information regarding available Thomas Jefferson University resources
- Mediate a conflict
- Engage in informal fact-finding
Learn more about the scope of the Thoms Jefferson University Faculty Ombudsperson position (PDF).
For more information about ombudspersons, in general, visit the Ombudsperson Association.
The Faculty Ombudsperson for Thomas Jefferson University is Stephen Weinstein, PhD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Weinstein may be reached through his office at 215-955-7910.
Assistance with work-place related conflicts or concerns can also be obtained through the Office of Faculty Affairs.