Clarification of eligibility for the I 3 research award program

Please note this clarification of eligibility for the I 3 Award Program sponsored by the Vice President for Research and Innovation
 
Instructors and other categories of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty (NTTF)  at .49 FTE or greater are eligible to apply, but must provide a letter from their Dean or Department Head stating that research is an expected component of the duties and responsibilities of their employment. This letter must be submitted with the application by the deadline of February 2, 2015, at 5:00 PM.
 
Please note that I 3 awards are for research projects and are designed to position proposed projects for extramural funding. Projects that initiate or enhance instructional programs are not eligible for awards from this program.
 
For more information on this internal research support program, please see: http://rds.uoregon.edu/content/2015-incubating-interdisciplinary-initiatives-i-3-awards.