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Policies and Procedures
The UCAR Ethics program, with its associated policies and procedures, lays a framework for behavior. But ethics are an individual decision. We are providing the framework, but each individual employee must commit to acting within that framework.
UCAR Conflict of Interests Policy Statement:
Conflicts of interest, or the appearance of such, may compromise UCAR's integrity, its standing with sponsors, and its status as a tax-exempt organization and must, therefore, be scrupulously avoided. Employees may not use their position with UCAR to make a profit or obtain any other personal advantage, either for themselves, their families, or any other person or entity in whom or in which they have a financial or other vested interest. Potential and actual conflicts of interest must be managed so that UCAR's mission is not to compromised, research conducted at UCAR is free from bias or perceived bias, the investment of the public is protected, and confidence in the integrity of UCAR's activities is maintained. The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance to UCAR employees on their involvement in activities that may result in such conflicts and to comply with Federal government requirements.
Because of the short-term nature of a postdoctoral appointment, UCAR postdoctoral fellows cannot serve as PIs on proposals submitted under the UCAR affiliation. In individual cases fellows may affiliate with another institution as a Co-PI. Please contact Susan Baltuch, email@example.com, or Julie Cross, firstname.lastname@example.org, before making this type of commitment.
For a complete description of Policies and Procedures, please contact the VSP office at 303-497-8649 or send e-mail to: email@example.com