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NIH Notice: Salary Cap Increase Effective January 7, 2018

Author: Judith Ryan

On March 7, 2018, NIH released NOT-OD-18-137, which gave notice of the NIH new salary cap effective January 7, 2018. The cap increases to $189,600.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, restricts the amount of direct salary to Executive Level II of the Federal Executive pay scale. The Office of Personnel Management has recently released new salary levels for the Executive Pay Scale...

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6/5 NIH Notice: NIH Reminds Recipients to Submit Complete, Timely and Accurate Progress and Financial Reports

On 6/5, NIH issued a Notice (NOT-OD-17-074) reminding NIH recipients about the requirement to submit complete, timely and accurate progress and financial reports to the NIH. The Notice states:

NIH award recipients have a responsibility to submit complete, timely and accurate progress and financial reports as required by the NIH Grants Policy Statement, a term and condition of all NIH...

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5/30 NIH Notice: Additional Change to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Policy on Post-Submission Materials

On 5/30, NIH issued a new notice (NOT-OD-17-066) on that updates and replaces the prior NIH policy on post-submission materials:

This Notice updates and replaces the NIH, AHRQ, and NIOSH policy for post-submission materials for applications submitted for due dates on or after September 25, 2017. It expands that policy to include citations to issued patents as allowable post-...

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NIH Notice: Adjustment to Stipend Levels for Postdoctoral Trainees and Fellows on Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA)

Last Monday, NIH released a notice with positive news for recipients of Kirschstein-NRSA institutional training grant and individual fellowship awards supporting currently active postdoctoral trainees or fellows with 0, 1, or 2 years of experience as of December 1, 2016. Per NIH's notice, dated November 7, 2016, these postdoctoral trainees and fellows will receive increased stipends. The notice also provides instructions for...

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