Nephrotic Syndrome KL2 Career Development Award
The UMB ICTR Announces a Special Call for Applications for a Funding Opportunity for a KL2 Mentored Career Development Award Focused on the Physiology, Pathophysiology and/or Treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome
University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB), Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (ICTR) is seeking applications for one institutional KL2 Mentored Translational/Clinical Research Scholar Award for innovative research on the prevention and/or treatment of nephrotic syndrome (NS). This award will support the career development of one early-career faculty investigator through an inter- or multi-disciplinary mentored research experience so they can become an independent, extramurally funded investigator.
This request for applications is for one scholar from University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB). Support, including salary, research funds, tuition fees, and travel funds, is provided for up to three years. Based upon satisfactory progress and submission of an independent career development grant proposal, support for a third year will be provided. Fundamental elements of the award include: structured, core didactic coursework; training in the design, conduct, and analysis of translational and clinical research in team settings (protocol development, preparation of IRB applications, clinical research/trial management, patient accrual, data collection, analysis, and manuscript writing); conduct of a research project under the supervision of mentors and engagement in related career development activities and seminars that include introduction to innovative methodologic approaches to translational science and regular grant-in-progress presentations.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 6, 2023, 5 pm EST
START DATE: January 2, 2024
See "How to Apply" section below.
How to Apply
To be considered for the NS KL2 Mentored Career Development Award opportunity, your application and ALL required documents must be submitted electronically no later than October 6, 2023, 5:00 PM EST. Late or incomplete applications cannot be considered.
Use your UMID to log into the electronic application. Please review FOA carefully before initiating your electronic application.
Helpful Tips for Preparing a K-type Grant Application
Tips for preparing a competitive application, see https://www.niaid.nih.gov/grants-contracts/career-development-awards.
Tips for preparing a good career development plan, see https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Funding/Training-Career-Awards/Mentored-Career-Awards/Suggestions-Good-Career-Development-Plan
Instructions for PA-19-119 (K23): https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-119.html