Division of Biomedical Research Workforce

Research Career Development Awards

To provide institutional research training opportunities (including international) to trainees at the undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral levels.

Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award

For support of a postdoctoral or early career research scientists committed to research, in need of both advanced research training and additional experience.

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Senior Research Scientist Award

For the support of a senior research scientist with research funding, to pursue independent research, and to serve as a mentor to more junior research scientists.

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Academic Career Development Award

To support either a mentored or independent investigator to develop or enhance curricula, foster academic career development of promising young teacher-investigators, and to strengthen existing teaching programs.

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Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award

To support the career development of investigators with quantitative scientific and engineering backgrounds outside of biology or medicine who have made a commitment to focus their research endeavors on basic or clinical biomedical research.

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Midcareer Investigator Award in Biomedical and Behavioral Research

To provide grant support for biomedical and behavioral scientists to allow them protected time to devote to their research and mentoring.

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Emerging Global Leader Award

To provide research support and protected time to a junior scientist with a faculty position at an LMIC institution leading to an independently funded research career.

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Emerging Leaders Career Development Award

To advance the development of physician-scientists prepared to take an active role in addressing present and future challenges of a global biomedical research enterprise.

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Pathway to Independence Award

To support both an initial mentored research experience (K99) followed by independent research (R00) for highly qualified, postdoctoral researchers, to secure an independent research position. Award recipients are expected to compete successfully for independent R01 support during the R00 phase.

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