As of September 6, 2023, the Office of Research Administration will accept and submit applications for sponsored projects where Postdoctoral Researchers serve in the role of Principal Investigator where the following criteria are met:
Please contact your ORA Grants or Contracts team member with any questions.
NIH has expanded their Data Management & Sharing FAQs to include more information about DMS budgeting, what to do if you don’t anticipate DMS direct costs, and where to include budget information in your proposal. The full list of NIH DMS budgeting FAQs can be found here.
Yes. The post-doc’s effort is an in-kind resource that needs to be disclosed on your Other Support. Please consult our Current and Pending Support page for more details.
Information and resources about NIH’s new Data Management and Sharing Policy can be found here.
F & A rates are negotiated rates and are based on activity type (Organized Research, Other Sponsored Activity, Instruction) and whether the work takes place on or off campus. Our current rates are found here.
For applications with a sponsor-imposed due date, complete and final applications are due to ORA at least 3 business days prior to submission due date. ORA cannot guarantee a thorough review of any applications submitted less than 3 business prior to the sponsor’s due date.
You can find deadline guidance here.
Generally only those with a full time paid faculty appointment can serve as Principal Investigator on a sponsored award. Consult the JHU Faculty Gold Book for information on faculty appointments.
For guidance on Postdoctoral Fellow eligibility to serve as PI, please consult the Postdoctoral PI FAQ here: https://ora.jhmi.edu/faqs/can-a-postdoctoral-fellow-serve-as-pi-on-a-sponsored-project/
Only staff in ORA who have delegated authority are authorized submitters and signatories for proposals and awards. Click here to view the signature authority letter.