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This ten module self directed learning opportunity provides an overview of best practices to administer sponsored research at Thomas Jefferson University. The lessons offer tools to get started as an administrator of a sponsored project. The course begins with an introduction to the Office of Research Administration (which, optionally, may be accomplished in person - register for R100), and other useful TJU resources for administrators. The lessons will also cover Account Establishment, Advance Accounts, the Monthly Expense Review, Effort Reporting, Continuation Awards and Closeout as well as other topics.
An overview of best practices to conduct sponsored research at Thomas Jefferson University with an emphasis on the activities related to the Office of Research Administration (module creators).
Also, an introduction to the people and departments throughout TJU which facilitate research.
Principal Investigators and Faculty will review their general responsibility to conduct ethical sponsored projects, and discover which resources are available to assist them to fulfill research responsibilities at TJU, and how to access these resources.
Researchers completing this self directed learning module will know that certain sponsored research activities are regulated, what the regulations are, and the reasons for these regulations. The emphasis of the module is management of finances and property, the areas of expertise of the Office of Research Administration.
Staff working in technical roles on sponsored projects will understand their general responsibility to conduct ethical sponsored projects, know what resources are available to assist them to fulfill these responsibilities at TJU, and be able to describe their specific grant or contract after completing this self directed learning module.
This course will provide the fundamentals needed to ensure accuracy when assigning a purpose code to a sponsored project. After reviewing the course material, the student should understand how and why TJU utilizes the code and be able to appropriately classify a sponsored project.
Learn when to classify someone not on your staff working in research as a consultant, and when that work is considered a subaward. This course will cover subawards vs consultants from time of application through to account establishment and the paperwork associated with each.
Beginner level course, recommended for people new to managing grants; will discuss Office of Management and Budget Circulars, NIH Policy Statement, the Code of Federal Regulations, TJU policies and procedures and non-fiscal regulations
Do you know what a double-blinded, randomized study is? How about the differences between Phase I, II, III and IV studies? This module will cover the terminology used in clinical studies and will explain some of the methodologies used in clinical trials.
After reviewing the course material, the student should understand the basics of the EC adjustment process and how it impacts the management of salary distribution for non-exempt grant-funded employees.
Compare and contrast industry and the university, and become familiar with the general process at TJU for industry sponsored research. Learn different agreement types and how to avoid problematic provisions in planning and administering industry sponsored research.
Before TJU can process any applications for grants funding or other sponsorship of research, the prospective researcher must submit an electronic Proposal Transmittal Form (e-PTF) in PeopleSoft to the Office of Research Administration. Learn how to prepare the e-PTF and what to include so that your application can be successful.
This class demonstrates use of the Grants Business Intelligence Dashboard, a tool for analysis of sponsored program data. The Grantsweb Dashboard answers the following questions about Jefferson's Sponsored programs:
What Grants Proposals Were Awarded In A Period?
What Grants are Currently Active?
What Proposals are Currently Pending?
What Proposals Have Been Submitted In A Period?
What Percent of Proposals Were Funded In A Period?
for any parameters the user requires.
"Reading A Grant Projection" and "Reading a Sponsored Programs Financial Statement" are provided by the Sponsored Programs Accounting Office, a part of the Controller's office. The Office of Research Administration will give credit for learning the information in these courses if you complete the two tests for this course.
According to Thomas Jefferson University’s Conflicts of Interest Policy for Employees, all covered persons responsible for the design, conduct ,or reporting of PHS-sponsored research must complete Financial Conflicts of Interest training prior to engaging in research related to any PHS-funded grant or contract and at least every four years.
Immediate training is required under the following circumstances:
When the University’s COI policies change in a manner that affects Investigator requirements;
When an Investigator is new to the University; and
If the University finds an Investigator noncompliant with the University’s COI policy or management plan.
This tutorial is designed to satisfy the training requirements outlined in TJU Policy No. 107.03.
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