National Institutes of Health
NIH: NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)
The purpose of the FOA is to invite applications for mentoring and professional activities to advance the careers and neuroscience development of diverse neuroscience researchers. The goal of the NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (NDACDRW) is to support mission relevant development and/or implementation of programs to: (1) increase the pool of Ph.D.-level research scientists from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research who are neuroscience researchers- participation is limited to graduate, post-doctoral and/or junior-faculty career levels only; and (2) facilitate career advancement/transition of the participants to the next step of their neuroscience careers.
NINDS support for R25 program relies equally on scientific merit and programmatic considerations. Consequently, we recommend that potential applicants contact program officials at NINDS before preparing an application. NINDS will not support projects if they do not fulfill current programmatic priorities at NINDS.
Only one application per institution is allowed.
Direct costs are limited to $250,000 per year. The total project period for an application submitted in response to this funding opportunity may not exceed 5 years.
Internal Selection Procedure
The UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the Carver College of Medicine have established an internal review procedure to select the UI nominee. Applications will be reviewed according to the sponsor's selection criteria. Consideration will also be given to UI institutional strengths and strategic directions. Potential applicants must submit, using the preselection link below, the following information:
A two page CV; and
A description of the proposed project. It should have the following elements:
A cover sheet with the project title, your name and department, and the title of the program you are responding to.
A brief description of the proposed project (no more than three pages in length) addressing the following sponsor-identified
Additional pages may be added for references.
Please be sure the project is identified on each page and number the pages.
The above materials must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on
Friday, November 8, 2013
. The selected nominee will be asked to complete the full application package in accordance with the sponsor's deadline of Saturday, January 25, 2014.
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