NEW RF Personnel OnBoard System!
I-9 Verification Process during the Covid-19 Pandemic
The I-9 authorized representative (from Queens College) will send the new hire an invitation by email to complete Section 1 of the I-9 via EMPTRUST. Please contact Benjamin.Signorejr@qc.cuny.edu regarding this step.
The I-9 authorized representative will review the documentation via video conference with the new hire and complete Section 2 of the I-9. Copies of the documents will be sent to the authorized representative via the RF Digital Mailbox (click here for instructions) rfcuny-digital-mailbox-user-guide (002).pdf and uploaded to the I-9 system.
Welcome, Dr. Yongwu Rong!
ORSP welcomes the new associate provost for Research and International Programs, Dr. Youngwu Rong. He provides us with insights and support for promoting research and other funding opportunities for Queens College faculty. Check out the CUNY Research Updates docs page. Dr. Rong will be launching a new website, as well. Be on the lookout for it!
NEW NSF Proposal Guide and New Biosketch Requirements!
NSF will issue a new PAPPG in January 2020; a new biosketch format will be required for all submissions after January 1, 2020. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has designated the National Institutes of Health’s SciENcv (Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae) as an approved format for submission of biographical sketch(es) and encourages its use for preparation of a biographical sketch for inclusion in proposals to NSF.
Beginning with the next iteration of the PAPPG (anticipated effective date, January 2020), NSF will only accept PDFs for biographical sketches that are generated through use of an NSF-approved format. A description of NSF-approved format(s) will be posted on the NSF website when the PAPPG is issued. A draft version of the PAPPG was published in thefor public comment. The deadline for submitting comments is COB July 29, 2019.