UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
To define those University personnel eligible to serve as Principal Investigator or
Co-Principal Investigator on sponsored research projects.
Principal Investigators and Co-Principal Investigators have primary institutional
responsibility for providing scientific/technical leadership and administrative and financial
management of sponsored programs. As such, the University has designated the following
personnel as eligible to serve as Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on
All full-time faculty regardless of academic rank.
Visiting faculty/visiting scientists during the time they are on the University payroll.
Full-time academic non-administrative professionals in classified positions at or above
Others as designated by the approval of the appropriate college dean and Vice Provost
for Research using the attached approval form.
*Principal Investigator/Co-Principal Investigator status may be rescinded for cause.