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Re: How to become a Director of a research office? -Reply Paul Parker 13 Jun 1998 08:57 EST

Sorry, I stand by my initial response.  Good luck in whatever your mission is.

>Hello resadm-l folks,
>I am really saddened that a few people would not understand that an
>up-and-coming research administrator, who is experienced in the field,
>who is a member of professional research administration organizations,
>and who works at one of the top research universities in the nation...
>would NOT want their contracts and grants director thinking that the
>person is after their job.  The only way to keep that at bay is
>anonymity.  I need to have good relations with that person, because I
>need the help of them and their staff.
>This is a serious and legitimate career question and I am grateful to
>the people who are taking the time to answer it seriously.  And I have
>heard from many already who are keenly interested in the answers to
>the questions in the earlier post.  I will make a summary of the
>responses I receive and then post that single summary, so keep them
>coming, either to me or to the list.
>I am extremely disappointed by the other responses below.
>Lastly, a hoax is usually something involving 5th graders and their
>internet research project or Craig Shergold...  not something like this!
>Paul Parker <xxxxxx@BINGHAMTON.EDU>
>In my opinion anyone who responds to this "no name" person and campus is
>wasting his/her time.
>And Evelyn Ford <xxxxxx@PGH.AUHS.EDU> wrote:
>> What question here requires anonymity?  This is probably a hoax!
>> Don't reply.
>Get your free address at

Paul C. Parker, Director
Sponsored Funds Administration
State University of New York
Binghamton, NY  13902-6000
ph (607-777-6752)  fax (607-777-4354)