Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 12:51:24 -0800
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From: David H Silberman <davidhs**At_Symbol_Here**STANFORD.EDU>
Subject: Re: Academic title wording
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At Stanford's Medical School, faculty are split into four groups (or lines:  I suppose they use that term because faculty are always waiting in line for something):
  • University Tenure Line
  • Non-Tenure Line
  • Med-Center Line
  • Clinical Educators Line

In addition, we have PhDs who are Senior Scientists (staff, not faculty) who, if they can get funding, can also be PIs.

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Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 8:22:00 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Academic title wording

For those of you in academic settings, particularly in major research institutions -

Are there documented cases of a person being a =E2=80=9CPI" and NOT being a faculty member.  That is, a "research professor" is still a faculty member.  Asked another way, is the wording

"faculty and Principal Investigators=E2=80=9D redundant?





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