Research Administration and Development seeks to enhance the ability of Tufts University investigators to pursue their research and scholarship goals. We provide leadership and expertise in pre- and post-award and support other functions that surround applying for and managing sponsored funding.
Please see the sections of Central Pre- and Post-Award Administration, Research Administration Compliance and Risk Management, Research Development, and Local Research Administrators below to learn more about each groups’ roles and responsibilities.
The Central Pre-Award office is responsible for pre-award and non-fiscal post-award administration of awards, including:
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The Central Post-Award office is responsible for:
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Research Administration Compliance and Risk Management works closely with Pre- and Post-Award offices to perform the following functions:
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The Office of Research Development (ORD) provides support to investigators developing proposals and funding strategies for their research, teaching, infrastructure, and other related activities. Accessible to all faculty at Tufts by request and as availability allows, ORD has a focus on supporting large, multi-investigator proposals and new and inexperienced investigators.
ORD offers the following support to Tufts faculty:
Local Research Administrators (LRAs) provide pre-and post-award support to investigators who engage in sponsored activities related to research, teaching, and service. They are located at the schools and centers to provide hands-on active day-to-day support.
LRAs responsibilities include:
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Read about the Research Administration Mentoring Program (RAMP) here. The objective of RAMP is to expand and strengthen the professional research administration network at Tufts by fostering the professional development of research administration staff. The Mentor and mentee will build a relationship working towards the completion of goals identified by the mentee at the beginning of the partnership. Sign up to be a mentor by submitting online Mentor Application Form. Request a mentor by completing Mentee Application Form.
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Submit Post-Award documents for processing: email@example.com.