OF THE CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION
The purpose of
this policy is to inform departments within the University of
Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) of the responsibilities held
by Central Administration in regard to proposal procedures.
Administration will assist principal
investigators/project directors by providing advice
regarding potential funding agencies; facilitating
communication with those agencies; assisting with the
formation of an appropriate proposal budget; reviewing
the completed proposal; providing advice regarding
post-proposal submittal communication; and helping
negotiate all budgetary matters.
Administration personnel or the Controller's Office will
notify principal investigators/project directors of an
award and provide appropriate information, account
numbers (fund/center numbers), instructions, and copies
of award material.
Administration will review award documents to ensure that
their terms are in the best interests of principal
investigators/project directors and UAMS; obtain the
signature approval (UAMS acceptance) of the appropriate
UAMS official for an award; and ensure that UAMS receives
funding in accordance with the terms of an award.
Administration will be responsible for approving all
changes to an award to ensure that they comply with the
policies or guidelines that regulate the award;
Administration will arrange for regular computer
printouts showing charges to an award account and monthly
payroll certification forms. Arrangements will also be
made for the preparation of the final financial report
and other closing documents that are required by an
award. The principal investigator/project director will
be responsible for the preparation of the technical
- Contact the
Office of Research Administration at extension 65502 for
assistance and additional information.
Research Administration Guide