Online PI Training

PI Program Training in Bridge

This program consists of 4 modules:

  • Principal Investigator (PI), Co-PI, and Project Director Briefing
  • Research Integrity and Compliance (RIC) Training and Resources
  • Research Commercial Agreements, Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (RCA)
  • Investigator Roles and Responsibilities for Effort Certification and Cost Allowability for Sponsored Projects
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Who can be a Principal Investigator?

A person holding any of the following academic ranks can service as a Lead PI or Principal Investigator (Co-PI):

  • Faculty (professor, associate professor, assistant professor)
  • Librarian, associate librarian
  • Research professor, research associate professor, research assistant professor
  • Research Scientist IV, research scientist III, and research scientist II
  • Deans, chairs, VPs

Others may request approval to serve as a Lead PI or Principal Investigator (Co-PI). For persons with the following job titles, Lead PI or Principal Investigator status may be requested:

  • Assistant librarian
  • Postdoctoral research associate
  • Research Scientist I
  • Director
  • Lecturer
  • Visiting professor
  • Adjunct professor
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