Fee for Service Decision Tree

Fee for Service Decision Tree

Office of Sponsored Programs Guidance Fee for Service Decision Tree

Fee for Service Decision Tree

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Answer the questions below to determine if a project is Research or Service; and if it is Service, then whether the Service Agreement should be submitted to the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) or submitted to UAB Contracts & Vendor Compliance office.

1.) Is the aim of your project to derive generalizable new knowledge?

  • Research is defined as the creation of new knowledge and/or the use of existing knowledge in a new and creative way so as to generate new concepts, methodologies, and understandings.
    • The scope of work involves investigation or an experiment aimed at:
      • the discovery and interpretation of facts, or
      • the revision of accepted theories or laws in light of new facts, or
      • the practical application of such new or revised theories or laws.
    • UAB personnel are:
      • involved in decisions regarding the design or implementation of the scope of work and/or the interpretation of the results, and
      • credited as authors on papers that emerge from the research.
    • The work carried out by UAB personnel may result in patentable or copyrightable technology or products.

Submit to the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP).

Please submit the following documents to osp@uab.edu.

Fee for Service Required Documents:

Submit to the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP).

Please submit the following documents to osp@uab.edu.

Required Documents:

Note that each sponsored project must have its own set of documents listed above.

Submit to UAB Contracts & Vendor Compliance office.

The UAB Contracts & Vendor Compliance office facilitates the contract review process, maintains the contract database, and serves as the central repository for UAB's contracts. Departments should enter the contract in the End-User Dashboard, attach the contract routing form, and obtain the appropriate departmental signatures as indicated on the form. The contract is then ready to route to UAB Contracts & Vendor Compliance. UAB Contracts & Vendor Compliance will coordinate the central review of the contract and obtain the appropriate Board Signature.

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