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Principal Investigator (PI) Eligibility

Title codes permitted to submit proposals for extramural support

Summary

Not all employees of the university are eligible to serve as Principal Investigator on contracts and grants (PPM 150-10). Find out which employee job titles (appointment titles) are automatically eligible.

Employees with appointments not in this list may request an exception to serve as PI using the UCSD Request for Exception to Submit Proposal for Extramural Support form (PDF)(Excel).

Notice

To help reduce department and ORU administrative workload associated with Principal Investigator Exceptions for non-eligible employees, effective September 1, 2010, the following actions are available to departments in Health Sciences and the General Campus.

Assistant Project Scientist:
Blanket exception, up to one year in duration. Must be in place at time of initial award.;
Note: for NIH K99, PI Exception request must be reviewed in advance.
Adjunct Professor (without salary):
Exception required at time of award
New appointment proposed or pending in an Eligible series or Eligible by Exception series:
Exception required at time of award

The requirement for an approved PI exception, at time of proposal submission, remains for all other non-PI eligible series. If you have any questions, please contact PI Exceptions(piexceptions@ucsd.edu).

UCSD Title Codes automatically eligible to submit proposals for extramural support:

PPS Title Code Appointment Title
0030 CHANCELLOR
0033 VICE CHAN (FUNCTIONAL AREA)
0035 SR VICE CHAN (FUNCTIONAL AREA)
0118 UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN-EXEC
0490 REGISTRAR
1010 ASSOCIATE DEAN
1032 ASSOCIATE DIVISIONAL DEAN
1094 DEPARTMENT VICE CHAIRPERSON
1096 DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
1100 PROFESSOR - ACADEMIC YEAR
1103 PROFESSOR-ACAD YR-1/9TH PMT
1104 UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR
1106 PROFESSOR-ACAD YR-RECALLED
1109 PROFESSOR RECALLED-ACAD YR-1/9
1110 PROFESSOR - FISCAL YR
1111 ____-SENATE-AY-RECALLED-VERIP
1116 PROFESSOR-FISCAL YR-RECALLED
1143 PROFESSOR-ACAD YR-BUS/ENG
1132 PROF EMERITUS(WOS)
1145 PROFESSOR-ACAD YR-1/9-BUS/ENG
1146 PROF-ACAD YR-BUS/ENG-RECALLED
1148 PROF-AY-1/9-BUS/ENG-RECALLED
1200 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR-ACAD YR
1203 ASSOC PROFESSOR-ACAD YR-1/9TH
1206 ASSOC PROFESSOR-AY-RECALLED
1209 ASSOC PROF-RECALLED-AY-1/9TH
1210 ASSOC PROFESSOR - FISCAL YR
1243 ASSOC PROF-ACAD YR-BUS/ENG
1245 ASSOC PROF-ACAD YR-1/9TH-B/E
1300 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR-ACAD YR
1303 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR-AY-1/9TH
1343 ASST PROF-ACAD YR-BUS/ENG
1345 ASST PROF-ACAD YR-1/9 PYMT-B/E
1450 PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL___
1453 PROF OF CLIN___-MEDCOMP-A
1454 ASO PROF OF CLIN___-MEDCOMP-A
1455 AST PROF OF CLIN___-MEDCOMP-A
1506 ASSOC IN __ -ACAD YR-1/9-GSHIP
1603 SR LECT W/SEC EMPL-ACADEMIC YR
1607 LECTURER W/SEC EMPL-ACAD YR
1613 SR LECT W/SEC EMPL - FISCAL YR
1620 LECTURER W/SEC EMPL EMERITUS
1621 SR LECT W/SEC EMPL EMERITUS
1680 LECTURER-PSOE-ACAD YR-100%
1681 LECTURER-PSOE-ACAD YR-1/9-100%
1707 RESEARCH PROFESSOR
1717 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR-MEDCOMP-A
1719 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR-MEDCOMP-A
1721 PROFESSOR-MEDCOMP-A
1724 ASST PROF IN RES-MEDCOMP-A
1725 ASSOC PROF IN RES-MEDCOMP-A
1726 PROF IN RES-MEDCOMP-A
1728 ASST ADJUNCT PROF-MEDCOMP-A
1729 ASSOC ADJUNCT PROF-MEDCOMP-A
1730 ADJUNCT PROF-MEDCOMP-A
1741 PROFESSOR-GENCOMP-B
1750 ADJUNCT PROF-GENCOMP-B
1969 HUGHES INVESTIGATOR
1974 ACT ASO PRO-ACAD YR-BUS/ENG
1981 RESEARCH____ -ACADEMIC YR-B/E
1983 ASSOC RESEARCH___-ACAD YR-B/E
1984 ASO RES___-ACAD YR-1/9TH-B/E
1986 AST RES___-ACAD YR-1/9TH-B/E
1987 RES ----- -FISCAL YR-BUS/ENG
1988 ASSOC RES ----- -FISCAL YR-B/E
1989 ASST RES ----- -FISCAL YR-B/E
2030 ASSOC CLIN PROFESSOR-FISCAL YR
3200 RESEARCH _____ - FISCAL YEAR
3203 RESEARCH____ - ACADEMIC YEAR
3210 ASSOC RES ---- - FISCAL YEAR
3213 ASSOCIATE RESEARCH___-ACAD YR
3215 ASOC RES___-ACAD YR-1/9TH PYMT
3220 ASST RES ----- - FISCAL YEAR
3223 ASSISTANT RESEARCH ___-ACAD YR
3225 ASST RES___-ACAD YR-1/9TH PYMT
3249 ____-SENATE-EMERITUS
3250 PROFESSOR IN RESIDENCE-ACAD YR
3251 PROFESSOR IN RESIDENCE - FY
3258 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR-ACADEMIC YR
3261 ASSOC PROF IN RESIDENCE- FY
3268 ASSOC ADJUNCT PROFESSOR - AY
3363 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR-ACAD YR-1/9
3374 ASSO ADJ PROF-ACAD YR-BUS/ENG
3377 ADJ PROF-ACAD YR-BUS/ENG
3379 ADJ PROF-ACAD YR-1/9 PYMT-B/E
3381 PROF IN RES-ACAD YR-BUS/ENG
3387 AST PROF IN RES-ACAD YR-BUS/EN
3800 --- EMERITUS(WOS)

UCSD Title Codes conditionally eligible to submit proposals for extramural support:

PPS Title Code Appointment Title Condition
1732 ASST CLIN PROF-MEDCOMP-A There are a variety of criteria that must be met, please contact Erika Wilson for more information
1733 ASSOC CLIN PROF-MEDCOMP-A
1734 CLIN PRF-MEDCOMP-A
3279 ASST ADJ PROF-FY Salary must be greater than $0
3269 ASSOC ADJ PROF-FY
3259 ADJUNCT PROF - FY