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Research Officers Committee

Professional Research Officers

Manuela Buonanno, Associate Research Scientist, Center for Radiological Research (mb3591 / 914-591-9244). Senate term 2017-2019.

Nancy LoIacono, Associate Research Scientist, Environmental Health Sciences (njl2125@cumc.columbia.edu / 212-305-1623). Senate term 2018-2020.

Daniel Wolf Savin, Senior Research Scientist, Astrophysics Laboratory (dws26 / 212-854-4124). Senate term 2017-2019.

Stefaan Van Liefferinge, Associate Research Scholar, Art History and Archaeology (sv143 / 854-0054). Senate term 2017-2019.

Staff Research Officer

Angela D. Nelson, Senior Staff Associate, Nephrology (adn2006 / 305-4997). Senate term 2018-2020.

Postdoctoral Research Officer

Regina Martuscello, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Pathology (rm3419@cumc.columbia.edu). Senate term 2017-2019.

Nonsenators

Habib Borjian, Associate Research Scholar in the Center for Iranian Studies (hb146@columbia.edu / 212-851-9166)

Sylwia Trzaska, Associate Research Scientist in the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) (sat2101 / 845-365-8954)

Anna Cieslak, Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department of Medicine (aac2209@cumc.columbia.edu / 212-305-9817)

 

Mandate

The Research Officers Committee shall consist of 9 members, including all 6 elected senators representing Officers of Research, and 3 other Officers of Research, who shall be nominated by the 6 research senators with a view to achieving balance among the different ranks of officers in the constituency and among the campuses represented, and who shall be approved by the Executive Committee. The Research Officers Committee shall have jurisdiction to consider all matters relating to the terms and conditions of research officers' academic employment, including, but not limited to, promotion, leaves of absence, retirement, academic freedom, academic advancement, benefits, housing, the conduct and discipline of research officers, and other perquisites of research officers.

 

Agendas of Research Officers Committee meetings

September 4, 2018

August 7, 2018

July 10, 2018

June 12, 2018

May 8, 2018

April 17, 2018

January 23, 2018

December 13, 2017

November 14, 2017

October 17, 2017

September 12, 2017

August 15, 2017

July 18, 2017

 

Useful links

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

CUPS (Columbia University Postdoctoral Society)

Overarching page on research on CU website

Columbia University Institutional Policy on Misconduct in Research

Faculty Handbook: Officers of Research, including sections on titles, appointments and promotions, instructional assignments, leaves of absence, compensation, termination, and grievance procedures

Benefits Overview for faculty and officers

Salary Guidelines for Full-Time Officers of Research

Provost Brinkley's memorandum on additional compensation for teaching by non-instructional officers (2/11/04)

International Students and Scholars Office


Reports

Promoting Mental Well-Being for Columbia Postdocs, January 17, 2018

Salary Study of Officers of Research, August 2013

Salary Study of Officers of Research, December 2009

Survey of Staff Officers of Research, 2006

 

Committee overview

 

Funding source

 

The Research Officers Committee in Past Senate Sessions

Annual Reports

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

2010-11

2009-10

2008-09

2007-08

2006-07

2005-06

2004-05

2003-04

2002-03

2001-02

Resolutions

Press coverage

Resolve the possibility of salary inequities, Columbia Spectator, November 11, 2012