February 18, 2005
Conflict of Interest Update
Both Stanford University and the DOE impose requirements on SLAC
employees related to avoiding even the appearance of a conflict of
interest. Conflicts of interest occur when employees’ outside activities
could influence their professional conduct, including allocation of time
and energies, due to considerations of personal gain (financial or
Please familiarize yourself with University Administrative Guide Memo
All such work must be performed during your free time and may not be
done using SLAC/DOE resources or property. If necessary, use vacation or
leave without pay; do not do outside work on SLAC time.
The work may not interfere with your normal duties at SLAC, and the
performance of your duties at SLAC must not involve you in any way with
the potential outside employer.
Finally, you may not participate as a consultant to a company on the
preparation of a bid, offer, or unsolicited proposal for SLAC.
If you have any questions concerning this statement of policy or its
interpretation, please contact the University Counsel for SLAC, Rachel
Claus (ext. 4343), for explanation and advice.
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