In order for the University to fulfill this responsibility it is necessary for PIs to have an appropriate affiliation with the University which satisfies one of the following conditions:
a. Be employed by the university as a faculty member (all ranks) including "research" faculty.
b. Exempt staff members including technical staff, administrative staff, and research staff, and retired faculty or staff member having emeritus may also apply with the approval of the appropriate department chairperson and senior University officer.
c. Be employed by an affiliated hospital, and hold a full-time appointment in a section of the Program in Biology or in a department of the Program in Medicine. Although generally employed by affiliated hospitals, medical faculty are considered University faculty for the purpose of serving as PIs and submitting proposals for external support. If the proposal requests compensation from the University for released time from an affiliated hospital, the hospital will be asked to concur and to provide the University with an assurance of compliance with AA and EEO regulations during the initial hiring process. Adjunct faculty, visiting as a graduate student at the University and have the proposal approved by the department chairperson and senior University officer.
d. Be enrolled as a graduate student at the University and have the proposal approved by the department chairperson and senior University officer.
e. Be appointed as a post-doctoral fellow, research associate, research fellow, faculty fellow or equivalent. These appointments may allow for sponsorship (financial support) from other sources that either (1) require the involvement of Fellowships, intergovernmental personnel Act Agreements, etc., or (2) do not require any University involvement e.g., Guggenheim or Fulbright Fellowships.
f. Having a "visiting" or "adjunct" appointment at the University which complies with the University's policies on Affirmative Action and Equal employment opportunity. Note: Exceptions to these policies may be made with the approval of the appropriate university officer when such an appointment is without compensation. Individuals so appointed may not receive compensation as a result of a later University action without first complying with AA and EEO requirements.