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Frontiers Seeking Career Development Award Applications

July 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Awards and honors, Life Sciences

Frontiers_2c_long_CMYK[The following was provided by Frontiers.]

Frontiers is looking for applications for its Frontiers KL2 Clinical and Translational Mentored Career Development Award.

The career development award is intended for junior faculty, and recipients generally receive two years of funding, renewed annually based on satisfactory progress. Funding contributes to:

  • Salary support for up to 75 percent protected time to dedicate to clinical and translational research
  • A mentored research experience
  • Formal training in clinical and translational research
  • Research and travel support
  • Mentor support.

A letter of intent is due August 15, with a complete application due November 14. Eligibility requirements and detailed instructions on how to apply are found within the RFA document.

Frontiers is a collaborative network of three academic institutions including University Of Missouri-Kansas City, 10 health systems and 15 community organizations. Frontiers is part of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) consortium, a national group of medical research institutions funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, a division of the National Institutes of Health. The program goals are to speed the translation of laboratory discoveries into treatments for patients, to engage communities in clinical research efforts and to train a new generation of clinical and translational researchers.

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