Thomas Jefferson University
Office of Research Administration
Restructuring Research AdministrationYou are invited to view the new Pulse Organization, “Restructuring Research Administration,” where information related to the ongoing restructuring of research administration and finance functions is posted.
To access the site:
Making your research our priority...
Jefferson's Office of Research Administration (ORA) assists researchers in applying for, and managing sponsored funding through our mission, which is:
- To serve as the official point of contact for the various sponsors of scientific and scholarly activity.
- To facilitate the relationship between Jefferson investigators and these sponsors.
- To ensure sponsored projects are managed in accordance with sponsor regulations and Jefferson policies.
- To provide education and resources to support the management of sponsored programs.
Please take time to read POLICY 107.3,
the new Thomas Jefferson University
Conflicts of Interest Policy for Employees
- A lower dollar threshold ($5,000) for financial interests that the University will review for potential conflicts of interest;
- Public disclosure by Thomas Jefferson University of investigators' Financial Conflict of Interest Information including the name of the investigator, the conflicted company, and the amount of the financial interest provided in response to written inquiry from received from individuals who have satisfied the requirements for requesting the information;
- Enhanced Investigator training efforts related to conflicts of interest in research, including but not limited to mandatory investigator training at least every four years; and
- A process under which retrospective review of grants and financial relationships will occur when financial interests are not disclosed or reviewed in a timely manner, or management plans are not followed.