Certified Research Administrator (CRA): Is It for You?. Elizabeth Adams + Frank Cutting WCAS Research Administration meeting December 16, 2010. Research Administration as a Profession. Nationally Research is a national priority, and a cornerstone to our economy
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Certified Research Administrator (CRA):Is It for You?
Elizabeth Adams + Frank Cutting
WCAS Research Administration meeting
December 16, 2010
Credential bestowed by independent professional organization
Organized body of knowledge; efficient and practical
It looks good on your resume
Mark of personal commitment to the field
It’s what’s available if you want in-depth understanding of research administration
Great professional goal/challenge for yourself
Study and network within a cohort with similar professional goals
Information is power
NURAP will purchase “Guide to Managing Federal Grants for Colleges and Universities”
Follow UT review plan
15 Weekly meetings covering specific topics
Same day, time and place each week
Tuesdays 4 – 5:30pm Norris?
Using Googlegroups for discussion forum?
Each meeting has one or two facilitators
Hope to enlist OSR / ASRSP for sponsor-specific session
CRA Local Mentor is at IIT
December- Early January Info sessions
January 24-28 Classes start
Feb 11 Review at UIC
March 15Test registration deadline
May 2-6 Classes end
May 7-21 Take Test!
A. publication rights to all intellectual property
B. fixed price contracts for federally sponsored research
C. extension of collaborative business opportunities
D. ownership of intellectual property resulting from federal sponsored research
A. An ethicist
B. An attorney
C. A member of the clergy
D. A member not otherwise affiliated with the institution
Questions? Thank You!