Research Metrics 2013-2014

Research Survey (2013-2014): How Points Are Calculated             pdf button PDF

Section 1: Percent UAB Salary Covered by Grants or Contracts

A. 40-59% = 5 points
B. 60-75% = 10 points
C. >75-85% = 15 points
D. >85% = 20 points
E. PI Role will be rewarded with 2 additional points/grant. (PIs on Multi-PI grants, or PPGs are also
eligible.)

Section 2: Peer-Reviewed Publications in a Journal Listed on PubMed

A. 0.5 points = First or Last/Senior Masthead Author
B. 1.0 points = First or Last/Senior Masthead Author, Journal Impact Factor Between 8-15
C. 3.0 points = First or Last/Senior Masthead Author, Journal Impact Factor Greater than 15
D. 0.25 points = Co-Author (Named author on the title page of the publication)
E. 0.5 points = Co-Author, Journal Impact Factor Between 8-15
F. 1.0 points = Co-Author, Journal Impact Factor Greater than 15
The 2012 Impact Factor was downloaded from ISI on 7/14/2013 for all journals with Impact
Factor > 4. You can view all 2012 impact factors on the ISI Website.

Section 3: Research Service-Related Contributions

A. Peer-reviewerfor Grants

  • 2 points - Chair of a peer-review panel
  • 2 points - Permanent member on NIH Study Section
  • 1 point - Ad hoc member on NIH Study Section
  • 1 point - College of CSR Reviewers on NIH Study Section
  • 1 point -Other grant review panels (e.g. AHA, ADA, Foundations)

B. Editorial Board memberships on a peer-reviewed Journal listed on PubMed

  • 2 points - Editor/Associate Editor
  • 0.5 point - Editorial Board Member

C. Primary or Co-Primary Mentor on a Career Dev Award (e.g. K award) - 3 points

D. Leadership role in an External Professional Society/National and International Organization/Working Group (e.g. President, Chair, Councilor, Program Committee chair or membership) - 1 point

E. NIH Advisory Council Member - 1 point

F. **Reviewer/K Award, Multi-PI Planning Grant or Bridge Funding Applications. *DOM
APPLICATIONS ONLY*-0.5 Point


Section 4: VA-Related Contributions

A. DOM Faculty with a non-physician appointment at the VA are eligible for points based on
percent effort on VA-funded grants (excluding the VA Career Development Awards). The
claimed effort MUST match the % effort listed on the Memorandum of Understanding. The
point value is the same as that for UAB salary.

B. Non-physician VA faculty are also eligible to claim primary or co-primary mentorship on VA
Career Development Awards or HRSA Geriatric Academic Career Awards (3 points).

C. All VA Career Development Award or HRSA Geriatric Academic Career Award recipients
(physician and non-physician) will receive 15 points awarded based on 75% committed effort.