Employment Staff Get an overview of the main legal principles and the regulations governing your employment as a staff member at the University of Zurich. Legal Foundations Most UZH staff are employed according to public law. Temporary Employment Employment at UZH is generally permanent, except for academic positions. Read here about possible exceptions regarding permanent and temporary employment. Secondary Occupation During your employment, you are required to report any secondary occupation, public offices or self-employment to UZH. Leaving the University Information about the termination of your employment under public law. Trial Period The first three months of employment are generally considered to be a trial period. Find out what applies during the trial period. Changing Personal Details In case of changes to your address, bank account or civil status, you must notify UZH. Retirement UZH employees retire at the latest upon reaching the age of 65, regardless of their gender and the state retirement age.