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Principal Investigator's Eligibility

To serve as PI on a grant or contract, the PI must meet the PI Eligibility requirements of the Funder and the OHSU Eligibility Requirements.

Refer to the full policies on the OHSU Research Development & Administration (RDA) web page for more information:


Summary of PI Eligibility Requirements at OHSU

Position at OHSU

Eligible as PI on Grant, Contract, or Award?

Eligible as PI on IRB, IACUC or IBC protocol?

Paid OHSU, VA, or HHMI faculty member

Yes Yes
Affiliated faculty
Yes, with letter from Department, Institute, or Unit Director
Yes, with letter from Department, Institute, or Unit Director and permission from the IRB, IACUC, or IBC chair
Postdoctoral research fellow
No R01s
No
Senior research associate
Yes No
Postgraduate medical or dental trainees (Resident, Fellow, or Housestaff)
Yes No
OHSU licensed medical professionals (sponsored project activities within the scope of licensure)
Yes Yes, with letter from Department, Institute, or Unit Director and permission from the IRB, IACUC, or IBC chair
OHSU employees (sponsored project activities within the scope of employment)
Yes, with letter from Department, Institute, or Unit Director
Yes, with letter from Department, Institute, or Unit Director and permission from the IRB, IACUC, or IBC chair
Students Yes, for grants and awards specifically directed to predoctoral students
No