An agreement for the acquisition of the professional services of a person with knowledge and expertise in a particular area. Consultants are considered independent contractors and not subcontractors or employees. Consultant contracts are not executed in OSP, but are treated as acquired and coordinated services through the Office of Purchasing. Gifts are a voluntary transfer of valuables to a person or organization in which no physical quantity of goods or services is expected. A gift is usually motivated by a charitable intent and is irrevocable. Gifts, sometimes called charitable funds, share many functions with sponsored projects/agreements, including requirements for progress and financial reporting or results, as well as a clear volume of work. The types of gifts include: contract or sub-price: a contract or sub-price is a premium for a prescribed or defined project with a specified period for a specified amount with defined delivery elements. There are two types of contracts – refund and fixed price. In a fee reimbursement agreement, the promoter agrees to bear all eligible costs incurred by the university in the work or research process up to an agreed maximum. A fixed-price contract requires the (s) principal controller (s) to a defined level of work for a specified amount; that is, the sponsor pays the university a fixed amount to complete a specific task, regardless of the actual cost. If the cost of the project exceeds the contract amount, the lead investigator must cover the cost overrun with the division head, the dean and the research, Discovery – Innovation. Examples of contracts are: If there is both a government and a local agreement, use the local agreement. There may also be government framework agreements in which we have on-demand university contracts.
In these cases, you must first use the appeal agreement, which is a priority. Since these agreements are not legally binding, they should not cover the issues that would be contained in most treaties. This may include compensation for the parties and confidentiality. A term best known for a declaration of intent is a gentleman`s agreement. In general, these agreements take place between higher education institutions such as higher education institutions or universities. A legally binding agreement to treat certain common information such as confidential, proprietary or trade secrets and not to have it communicated to third parties without proper authorization. It is Mason`s policy to require lead investigators to sign these agreements by recognizing their responsibility to protect this confidential information during preliminary interviews or research projects. In cooperation with outside agencies, it is often appropriate to provide a copy of a standard university of Arizona services agreement to avoid agreements with conditions that the university cannot accept.