Notice of Clarification of Program Director/Principal Investigator Eligibility for PAR-19-219 “Maximizing Access to Research Careers (T34)”

Notice Number: NOT-GM-19-048

Key Dates
Release Date: July 30, 2019

Related Announcements
PAR-19-219

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to revise language regarding Program Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) eligibility in PAR-19-219 “Maximizing Access to Research Careers (T34)”, such that the contact PD/PI is now expected, not required, to have a full-time appointment at the applicant institution.

The following is detailed information about the modifications to the FOA.

Part 2. Full Text of Announcement

Section III. Eligibility Information

1. Eligible Applicants

Eligible Individuals (Program Director/Principal Investigator)

Current language:

The PD(s)/PI(s) must have a regular full-time appointment (i.e., not adjunct, part-time, retired, or emeritus) at the applicant institution.

Revised language:

The contact PD/PI is expected to have a full-time appointment at the applicant institution unless extremely well-justified. If the full-time status of the contact PD/PI changes after the award, the institution must obtain prior program approval to appoint a new PD/PI or request a deviation from the full-time rule.

All other aspects of this FOA remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Sailaja Koduri, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Email: Sailaja.Koduri@nih.gov

Luis A. Cubano, Ph.D.
National Institutes of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Email: luis.cubano@nih.gov