Academic departments will be responsible for
- soliciting and certifying evidence from post-docs’ job applications about completion of RCR training prior to their Princeton hire and documenting their completion of an on-line course or enrolling them in a departmental RCR course if the timing permits,
- creating, gaining approval from the Graduate School, and staffing the RCR course or courses for graduate students,
- certifying that undergraduates and VSRCs have completed an on-line RCR training course before entering them into Labor Accounting for payment from an eligible grant, and
- submitting documentation of RCR activity—e.g., RCR course syllabi, instructors, name rosters of those who have completed the course to the Graduate School and Dean for Research.
The Graduate School will be responsible for
- reviewing and approving departmental RCR courses, and
- tracking and documenting student compliance with RCR training.
The Dean for Research will
- certify that the institution has an RCR training and oversight plan to support the submission of funding applications,
- collect and maintain records related to RCR training plans and compliance, and
- provide these records to grant agencies upon request to review training plans.
The Office of Audit and Compliance will be responsible for
- periodic review of the RCR Plan as part of the University’s three-year audit plan.