The Office of Sponsored Programs offers a variety of training options to ensure that principal investigators, centers and institutes, departments and colleges are well-informed regarding effort commitments, reporting and certification.
HR Training and Development Classroom Sessions
Please find below available classroom sessions through HR.
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Workshops & Professional Development Opportunities
UTSA’s Faculty Center is a centralized hub for professional development workshops, serving all the university’s teachers and researchers including tenured, tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty. Offerings include a new slate of professional development workshops each semester, allowing faculty to advance their skills and knowledge. Programming will be offered at the Downtown Campus as well as the Faculty Center facility on the Main Campus.
Faculty Center Training Calendar
Research Integrity Classes
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training (FS 223 and FS 224)
Contact ORI at (210) 458-4233 or via email at email@example.com.
IRB Training & Development
Human Subjects Protections Training Requirement for All Investigators
All Researchers are required to complete the following trainings PRIOR to submission of new studies.
- Human Research Ethics Training: All UTSA Faculty, staff, employees, or/and students engaged in human research (this includes people or their private, identifiable information) are required to complete one of the three basic CITI courses prior to submitting a new study OR being added as research staff. A refresher course is required every 3 years. Information about the training requirement can be obtained at Introduction to the CITI Course.
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All UTSA employees and students have a MyUTSA ID (abc123) and should use Single Sign-On (SSO) to ensure that the course record is linked to your UTSA Training Log. Log in via SSO
If you have used CITI prior to UTSA having SSO, please proceed to login to CITI and select UTSA for SSO login instructions. Please check your CITI account profile and verify that the UTSA network account ID is your MyUTSA ID.
- Conflict of Interest, Conflict of Commitment, and Outside Activities: All UTSA Faculty, staff, employees, or/and students engaged in research are required to disclose and report. Disclosures must be updated annually between January 1st and March 1st. The Office of Institutional Compliance and Risk Services has created a web page with additional resources including training materials and the Policy. For more information please visit the Conflict of Interest in Research & Intellectual Property Website.
For questions regarding the policy and the disclosure/approval process, you may contact the Office of Institutional Compliance & Risk Services by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (210) 458-2667.
Animal User Training (IACUC)
“Creating a solid foundation for good science with humane animal care”
The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) at UTSA requires all individuals engaged in animal-based research to complete the UTSA Animal User Training Program. This training requirement is in accordance with the policies and guidelines set forth in the “Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals”; the “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals”; the USDA Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations; and UTSA policies.
UTSA enjoys AAALAC International accreditation, that is recognized around the world as the “Gold Standard” of animal care and use.
The IACUC, in partnership with the Laboratory Animal Resources Center (LARC), is pleased to offer this training program to investigators and research staff to promote safe, humane handling of animals as well as teach the latest techniques that are often required in experimental studies.
Frequently Asked Questions
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For additional information, please visit the LARC Training website.
Researchers must complete training on the UTSA conflict of interest (COI) policy; applicable federal regulations; and requirements for disclosure of significant financial interests (SFIs) when the following activities occur:
- The individual becomes a researcher (i.e., has direct responsibility for the design, conduct, or reporting of funded or unfunded research or of sponsored projects),
- The researcher is new to UTSA, or
- The researcher is found to be non-compliant with the disclosure requirements.
Researchers must complete this training at least every four years thereafter.
Online Training Options:
Export Control Training
UTSA Export Controls Online Training Briefings
These training modules introduces export controls to researchers, staff and administrators and highlights existing processes and procedures that we use to assess export control related activities at UTSA and abroad.
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Other Training Opportunities
Bureau of Industry and Security Online Training Room – view training modules on the export control regulations and recordings of webinars.
BIS Online Training Room