Departments, Divisions, or Centers wishing
to select applicants for FOAs that limit the
number of applications from a given unit should
Notify Dr. Kent
Keyser, Assistant Vice President for Research (email@example.com), in the Office of the Vice President
for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED) of
the intention to manage the selection process;
Provide the OVPRED with a copy of the FOA; and
Provide the OVPRED
of the selection process if the sponsor requires one to be supplied
The unit managing the selection process
will advertise the opportunity and application process. The OVPRED will direct applicant inquiries
to the unit.
If a potential applicant
or university official becomes
aware of such an opportunity, they are asked to
contact the OVPRED. The OVPRED will make
efforts to inform other viable applicants of the opportunity, and if more than one
applicant is interested, an internal
vetting will be arranged.
The interested applicant(s) should
email documentation of your Chair and Dean's approval to apply to Dr. Richard
B. Marchase, VPRED (firstname.lastname@example.org), with a copy to Dr. Kent Keyser, Assistant VPR (email@example.com).
The OVPRED will contact you concerning materials that may be required
in order to consider your request to apply.
The OVPRED will notify you via email of the outcome of the selection process. OSP will be copied on this
Once the selection process
is complete, the chosen applicant
should submit documentation of approval to apply to the Office of Sponsored Programs
with the UAB Extramural Support Checklist and other OSP Required Documents
(see OSP Researcher's Toolkit). The application must be submitted to the OSP in accordance with established submission guidelines -- drafts seven (7) and finals three (3) business days prior to the sponsor's posted deadline.