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New Investigator and "K" Opportunities

 List of Funding Opportunties for Junior Faculty
(see attachment at bottom of this page)

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 American Association for Cancer Research

Fight Colorectal Cancer-AACR Career Development Award, in memory of Lisa Dubow
This award is open to junior faculty who are in the first four years of a faculty appointment at the start of the grant term on Sunday, July 1. The award provides $100,000 over two years ($50,000 per year) for direct research expenses. Research projects are restricted to translational or clinical cancer research that has an ultimate goal of developing or improving therapeutic interventions for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Award for Cancer Prevention Research
This award was established to recognize the outstanding achievement of a junior faculty-level scientist working in the field of cancer prevention, and support his or her novel and innovative research that, if successful, will have strong potential for high impact in the cancer prevention field. The award is open to junior faculty who are in the first four years of a faculty appointment at the start of the grant term on Sunday, July 1 and provides $100,000 over two years ($50,000 per year) for direct research expenses.

Caring for Carcinoid Foundation-AACR Grants for Carcinoid Tumor and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Research
These grants are available to independent junior and senior investigators to develop and study new ideas and approaches that have direct application and relevance to carcinoid tumors or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Proposed research may be in any discipline of basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiologic cancer research. These two-year grants will provide $250,000 over the grant term ($125,000 per year).

Applications will be accepted from independent investigators at all levels who are affiliated with an academic, medical or research institution. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements.  

 

AACP Opportunities

NIH Awards

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2012
Notice #:  NOT-OD-12-033
This Notice establishes new stipend levels for fiscal year (FY) 2012 Kirschstein-NRSA awards for undergraduate, predoctoral, and postdoctoral trainees and fellows, as shown in the table below. The Tuition and Fees, Training Related Expenses for trainees, and the Institutional Allowance for individual fellows remain unchanged, and are also provided.

 AHRQ Mentored Career Enhancement Award in Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) for Mid-Career and Senior Investigators (K18)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by AHRQ, invites applications for Mentored Career Enhancement grant awards (K18) in Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR). The program targets established mid-career and senior investigators who are interested in developing new skills in comparative effectiveness research methodology and applying these methods to patient-centered outcome research (PCOR).

Announcement #:PAR-12-115  
Posted:  March 1, 2012
Funding Level: $275,000 per year for 6 months through 2 years
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:   December 18, 2013, December 18, 2014

 
Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Faculty Diversity/Re-Entry in Biomedical Research (K01)

This FOA issued by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), invites applications to increase the number of highly trained investigators, from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in research areas of interest to the NHLBI or who wish to re-enter their research careers (e.g., after a hiatus due to family circumstances). It is targeted toward individuals whose basic and clinical research interests are grounded in the advanced methods and experimental approaches needed to solve problems related to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases in the general and health disparities populations.

Announcement #:  RFA-HL-13-019
Posted:  May 9, 2012
Funding Level: $75,000 plus fringe toward salary
Letter of Intent:June 9, 2012; January 7, 2013; January 7, 2014
Due Date:  February 7, 2013; February 7, 2014

Cancer Prevention, Control, Behavioral Sciences, and Population Sciences Career Development Award (K07)

The purpose of the Cancer Prevention, Control, Behavioral Sciences, and Population Sciences Career Development Award (K07) is to support the career development of junior investigators with research or health professional doctoral degrees who want to become cancer-focused academic researchers in cancer prevention, cancer control, or the behavioral or population sciences.

Announcement #: PAR-12-067
Posted:  December 22, 2011
Funding Level: $30,000 per year  for one year
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12; exp. Jan 8, 2015

Senior Scientist Research Award (K05)

The purpose of the Senior Scientist Research (K05) is intended to
provide protected time for outstanding senior scientists who have
demonstrated a sustained high level of productivity conducting
biomedical research relevant to the scientific mission of the
appropriate institute to focus on their research and to provide
mentoring of new investigators.    

Announcement #:PA-12-048
Posted:  March 30, 2012
Funding Level: $25,00 per year plus 75% salary (capped at $90,000)
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12, February 12; exp May 8, 2015

 

Cancer Prevention, Control, Behavioral Sciences, and Population Sciences Career Development Award (K07)

The purpose of the Cancer Prevention, Control, Behavioral Sciences, and Population Sciences Career Development Award (K07) is to support the career development of junior investigators with research or health professional doctoral degrees who want to become cancer-focused academic researchers in cancer prevention, cancer control, or the behavioral or population sciences.
Announcement #: PAR-12-067
Posted:  December 22, 2011
Funding Level: see announcement
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12; exp Jan 8, 2015

NCI Established Investigator Award in Cancer Prevention and Control (K05)

The purpose of the NCI Established Investigator Award in Cancer Prevention and Control (K05) is to provide protected time to senior investigators with exceptional mentoring records and sustained, high levels of research productivity in cancer prevention, cancer control, or the behavioral or population sciences to devote to research and mentoring.
Announcement #: PAR-12-065
Posted:  December 21, 2011
Funding Level:  $25,000 per year (see announcement)
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12; exp Jan 8, 2015

The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) represents the continuation of an NCI program to facilitate the transition of investigators in mentored, non-independent cancer research positions to independent faculty cancer research positions. This goal is achieved by providing protected time through salary and research support for the initial 3 years of the first independent tenure-track faculty position, or its equivalent.

Announcement #:PAR-12-121
Posted:  March 15, 2012
Funding Level: $100,000 per year salary
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12, February 12; exp. May 8, 2015

NCI Established Investigator Award in Cancer Prevention and Control (K05)

The purpose of the NCI Established Investigator Award in Cancer Prevention and Control (K05) is to provide protected time to senior investigators with exceptional mentoring records and sustained, high levels of research productivity in cancer prevention, cancer control, or the behavioral or population sciences to devote to research and mentoring.

Announcement #: PAR-12-065
Posted:  December 21, 2011
Funding Level: $25,000 per year up to 5 years
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12; exp. Jan. 8, 2015

The NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22)

The purpose of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Career Transition Award (K22) is to help ensure that a diverse pool of highly trained scientists are available in adequate numbers and in appropriate research areas to address the nation's biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs. The Diversity Training Branch (DTB), the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) (http://crchd.cancer.gov/) invites applications from recipients of the NCI Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Diversity, or from advanced postdoctoral and/or newly independent research scientists representative of groups that are underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and/or social sciences (see Section III, Eligible Individuals). This award will provide "protected time" for recipients to develop and receive support for their initial cancer research program. In addition, this award can provide a two-year mentored experience in NCI intramural programs for interested individuals.

Announcement #: PAR-12-062
Posted:  December 16, 2011
Funding Level: $100,000 per year up to 3 years
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12; exp. Jan. 8, 2015

NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01)

he purpose of the NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) is to provide support and protected time (three, four, or five years) for an intensive, supervised career development experience in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences leading to research independence. Awards are not renewable and they are not transferable from one principal investigator (PI) to another. The Diversity Training Branch (DTB) of the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD), at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), invites career development award applications (K01) from individuals representative of groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in health-related science, who have been recipients of an NIH Research Supplement to Promote Diversity Award, any Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (individual F31/F32 or institutional T32), or can demonstrate that they have been supported in a mentored capacity within any research grant equivalent to an NIH peer-reviewed research grant (e.g., American Cancer Society [ACS] research grant).  Candidates with clinical degrees (e.g., MD) may wish to consider the NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Award to Promote Diversity Award (K08) and candidates interested in patient-oriented research may wish to consider the NCI Mentored Patient-Oriented Research to Promote Diversity Award (K23) as more appropriate alternatives relative to their stage of development and career goals.

Announcement #: PAR-12-050
Posted:  December 15, 2011
Funding Level: $100,000 per year up to 5 years
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12; exp. Jan. 8, 2015

NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08)

The primary purpose of the NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Awards (K08) program is to prepare individuals for careers that have a significant impact on the health-related research needs of the Nation. This program represents the continuation of a long-standing NIH program that provides support and protected time to individuals with a clinical doctoral degree for an intensive, supervised research career development experience in the fields of biomedical and behavioral research, including translational research. This NCI-sponsored K08 award is specifically designed to promote career development of clinical scientists from diverse backgrounds that have been shown to be underrepresented in health-related science and for those who are committed to a career in  basic biomedical, behavioral or translational cancer research, including research on cancer health disparities.

Announcement #: PAR-12-051
Posted:  December 15, 2011
Funding Level: $100,000 per year up to 5 years
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12; exp. Jan. 8, 2015

NCI Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K23)

The Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) supports clinically trained professionals who have made a commitment to focus on patient-oriented research. NCI K23 provides Clinician-Scientists with clinical duties protected time to develop cancer-focused patient-oriented research career.

Announcement #: PAR-12-060
Posted:  
Funding Level: $100,000 per year up to 5 years
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12; exp. Jan. 8, 2015
Posted:  December 15, 2011
Funding Level: $100,000 per year up to 5 years
Letter of Intent Due:  NA
Due Date:  June 12, October 12; exp. Jan. 8, 2015

All Open "K" Awards

 

Dept. of Defense Awards (CDMRP)