Office of Science Quality and Integrity

Research Grade Evaluation

The USGS Office of Science Quality and Integrity—in conjunction with the Office of Human Resources—is responsible for administering the USGS Research Grade Evaluation (RGE), Equipment Development Grade Evaluation (EDGE), and Senior Scientist (ST) review processes.

Announcements

The new Research Scientist Record (RSR) template and accompanying guidance for writing your RSR are now available!

Additional training materials for changes to the RGE-EDGE process and the new RSR/DSR will be available on the website soon. We are holding several training sessions in January. Upcoming dates are as follows:

Wednesday, January 8 @ 2 - 3:30 pm Eastern Time
Thursday, January 16 @ 3 – 4:30 pm Eastern Time
Tuesday, January 21 @ 3 – 4:30 pm Eastern Time

To join a training call:

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
https://doilearn2.webex.com/doilearn2/j.php?MTID=m3b0eec4e60b3e9a3b3208247664506ae
Password: RGeeDGe
+1-415-527-5035 US Toll
Access code: 900 884 552

Thursday, January 16, 2020
https://doilearn2.webex.com/doilearn2/j.php?MTID=m1740f89eab7279d7d1fc3aadac258719
Password: RGeeDGe
+1-415-527-5035 US Toll
Access code: 901 174 712

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
https://doilearn2.webex.com/doilearn2/j.php?MTID=ma20025d1f528fdc3f85f8ee6641d444b
Password: RGeeDGe
+1-415-527-5035 US Toll
Access code: 904 419 726

Are you interested in serving on a panel? We are always looking for volunteers! Just e-mail RGE-EDGE@usgs.gov to let us know and we will add you to our volunteer list!

 

General Information

  • USGS Research and Equipment Development Grade Evaluation Process Handbook (pending revisions)

RGE:

EDGE:

ST:

For RGE, EDGE and ST Scientists Being Reviewed

For Panelists

RGE:

EDGE:

Training

Questions may be sent to the RGE-EDGE e-mail box: RGE-EDGE@usgs.gov

Contacts

Christopher J Johnson

Deputy Director and Bureau Scientific Integrity Officer
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-6643

Steven Hilburger

RGE-EDGE Senior Scientist
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-4036

Cara Campbell

RGE-EDGE Senior Scientist
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-6459

Kevin B Jones

RGE/EDGE Staff Scientist
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-6448

RGE-EDGE Program