This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
Positions in this family are directly
engaged in sponsored research, with salary derived from extramural funds
for the specific time period covered by the funds. Although a
professional employee, appointees possess full faculty qualifications
and ordinarily are engaged at a salary within the range for a faculty
position. Such appointments are within the academic departments of a
college, and involve professional responsibility in close coordination
with instructional faculty, graduate students, and advanced
undergraduate students. Appointments to these positions may be full-time
or part-time, calendar year or college year, depending upon the
conditions of the grant, although a full-time calendar year appointment
The (CY) indicates that the incumbent of this position has a college year professional obligation.
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (CY) provides significant professional expertise in a particular phase of a research project and may supervise support personnel in this regard.
Equivalent to those expected of an Assistant or Associate Professor in an academic department.
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