Integrity in biomedical and behavioral research supported by U.S. federal funding is of paramount importance to the Augusta University research community. All postdocs are further advised to fully understand the ESSENTIAL Augusta University research policies (see Section 06).
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training is required of all new Augusta University postdocs.
RCR Training at Augusta University is provided through the CITI. CITI is the Collaborative
Institutional Training Initiative program administered by the University of Miami
that provides research ethics education to members of the research community. New
postdocs are given one month from the time they receive notice to complete the Augusta University CITI program
CITI is a protected site. To gain access, every new user must register.
N.B. Postdocs may be required to receive training from other CITI courses in addition to the RCR course. Once you have registered, you can login directly to the CITI site and continue with other required courses.
U.S. Policies: Office of Research Integrity The ORI monitors institutional investigations of research misconduct and facilitates the responsible conduct of research (RCR) training through educational, preventive, and regulatory activities.