Individuals, not otherwise employed by the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) who wish to conduct research or participate in a grant or contract on the KUMC campus must apply for a Courtesy Research Faculty Appointment.
The University of Kansas is legally responsible to state and Federal oversight agencies for the safety and integrity of the activities conducted on its premises and/or under its name. Therefore, all research grants and contracts conducted by or on behalf of the University of Kansas Medical Center must be duly authorized to protect both the university, the participants, staff and extramural agency. Issues that must be considered by the authorized agent include but are not limited to, risks and benefits to the university, facilities and administration fees ( F&A costs), compliance with human subjects or animal protections, intellectual property, space and equipment, bio-hazard regulations and Federal immigration laws.
Duly Authorized Agent – Department Chairs, Center Directors, Deans and Executive Vice Chancellor
Any individual not employed by the University of Kansas Medical Center
Faculty and Unclassified Staff Handbook - http://www2.kumc.edu/aa/fa/pdf/Handbook.pdf
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs – 588.1258
Vice Chancellor for Research Administration- 588.5436