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Office of Scientific Affairs and Graduate Studies

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Office of Scientific Affairs and Graduate Studies

The Office of Scientific Affairs and Graduate Studies is responsible for promoting, supporting, and expanding the research mission within the CSOM.  The office will assist faculty in obtaining and managing external federal, state, and private foundation funding and will partner with the CCNY Office of Research Administration to provide faculty with administrative support for grant submission. The office currently facilitates the mentoring of junior faculty, provides workshops on grant writing, and helps to identify funding opportunities for faculty.  The office will provide faculty with pre and post-award services. Pre-award services will include identifying potential external funding, preparing budgets and other sponsor forms, interpreting sponsor guidelines, and handling subcontract issuance and negotiations. Post-award services will include providing guidance on Research Foundation account management, assisting with sponsor agency requirements and documentation, budget modifications, and no cost extensions, and preparing annual reports. The Interim Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs, oversees the Office of Scientific Affairs and Graduate Studies and works closely with the CCNY Associate Provost for Research and the CSOM Dean on strategic initiatives to develop research and graduate educational initiatives and on issues regarding regulatory oversight and compliance. A new research program specialists has been hired to assist with providing pre and post award services.

 

Linda Spatz, Ph.D.
Acting Deputy Dean
Department Office: H-210
Telephone: (212) 650-7703
Fax: (212) 650-7583
Lspatz@med.cuny.edu