The Department of Sociology at the University of Kansas
supports the practice of protection for human subjects participating in
research. The following information is provided for you to decide whether you
wish to participate in the present study. You should be aware that even if you
agree to participate, you are free to withdraw at any time without penalty.
We are conducting this study to better understand the
experiences of parents in tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. This will entail your completion of a
questionnaire. The questionnaire packet is expected to take approximately 20-25
minutes to complete.
content of the questionnaires should cause no more discomfort than you would
experience in your everyday life. Although participation may not benefit you
directly, we believe that the information obtained from this study will help us
gain a better understanding of faculty parents’ experiences. Your participation is solicited,
although strictly voluntary. Your name will not be associated in any way with
the research findings. It is
possible, however, with internet communications, that through intent or
accident someone other than the intended recipient may see your response.
If you would like additional information concerning this
study before or after it is completed, please feel free to contact us by phone
or mail. Completion of the survey
indicates your willingness to participate in this project and that you are at
least age eighteen. This project has been approved by the University of Kansas Human Subjects Committee (HSCL #18937; expiration 9/27/2011). If you have any additional questions about your rights as a
research participant, you may call (785) 864-7429, write the Human Subjects
Committee Lawrence Campus (HSCL), University of Kansas, 2385 Irving Hill Road,
Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7563,
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laurie Petty Joey
Department of Sociology Department
716 Fraser Hall
University of Kansas University
Lawrence, KS 66045