Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 15:32:59 -0800
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From: Lawrence M Gibbs <lgibbs**At_Symbol_Here**STANFORD.EDU>
Subject: Re: Academic title wording
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Neal, there are times when there is a difference and I suggest keeping them separate.  There are also times in large research labs where research associates are actually the first line supervisor for the lab.


We also have a very limited number of persons that can become a Principal Investigator on a grant project without being a faculty member.  (e.g., I was recently a PI (required an exception from the VP and Dean of Research) on a Department of Education grant for emergency management program development and spent way too much time on administrative paperwork issues for the grant –now have a better idea of PIs have to contend with on that end).




From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of NEAL LANGERMAN
Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 8:22 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 “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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