Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:51:12 -0500
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From: Jeffrey Lewin <jclewin**At_Symbol_Here**MTU.EDU>
Subject: Re: Academic title wording
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As indicated by other emails, Research Scientists in Research Institutes may have a status of PI but no faculty appointment; some may have adjunct appointments, but that is primarily to allow them be a faculty advisor to students in that Department or grant them some teaching responsibilities.  Their grants are managed by the Institute.  I've also seen administrators as PI's on grants.  While most have a faculty appointment the grants are through their administrative arms not the Department they have an appointment in.

Scroll down to "PI" in this link to the Michigan Tech Research Institute (which happens to be located in Ann Arbor ca 550 miles away).

Jeff Lewin, Departmental Laboratory Supervisor
Biological Sciences
Michigan Technological University

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Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 11:22:00 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Academic title wording

For those of you in academic settings, particularly in major research institutions â•„

Are there documented cases of a person being a ╲PI╡ 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╡ redundant?



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