Training Opportunities & Instruction Guides
For Faculty and Staff

The Research Training Utility (RTU)

This tool generates a list of mandatory trainings, which need to be completed in response to a brief series of questions, designed to identify research activities.

All faculty and staff receiving and/or managing grants must take the following compliance courses:
Cost Principles
Effort Fundamentals
Effort Management
RSH 260
RSH 220
RSH 230
Faculty and Staff
Faculty and Staff
Staff
For more information regarding compliance training visit the UF Office of Sponsored Programs (DSP) training website. The site provides information regarding the following training topics:
•Institutional Review Board (IRB)
•Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
•Environmental Health and Safety
•Export Controls
•Financial Conflict of Interests
•Responsible Conduct of Research


The site is updated frequently and will reflect current training requirements for research faculty and administrative staff.
Contact the UF Division of Human Resource Services Training and Organizational Development office for more training opportunities and requirements.

Clinical Research

Faculty and staff involved with research and clinical services are required to take the Health Science Center’s Research Billing Risks compliance course, RAC 810. The College of Medicine’s Research and Compliance office offers comprehensive training in billing compliance for studies conducted in the College of Medicine.

Research Administration
Research administration can be complex, especially in an academic environment. The following training links can assist those who work with research or contract and grants administration to navigate the layers of policies and procedures that affect awards.

UF Toolkit                       Instructions for most UF administration in myUFL
UFirst Toolkit                 Proposal and contract submissions
RAFT                                 Research Administration and Financials Training
Pro 3 Series                    Comprehensive training for administrative professionals

Other training in research administration:

CRA Certification                        Certified Research Administrators
NCURA                                            NATL Council of University Research Administrators Education Programs
Research Admin Glossary        Provided by UCLA, a comprehensive list of common acronyms

Grantsmanship
Writing Successful Grants   Online grant writing seminar (previously recorded)
NIH Grants & Funding       NIH guidance for proposal writing