NIH Career Development Award Workshops

A series of K Award workshops have been designed to meet your career development needs based upon your scientific path and your career stage, i.e., early career, mid career, or senior investigator. Sessions are offered at various times and locations throughout the year. Select the workshops that best meet your professional goals.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
S100 Starzl BST
Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP
Professor and Chair
Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Professor of Medicine, Industrial Engineering and Clinical and Translational Science

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) primary grant mechanisms for supporting new and mid-career investigators is the Mentored Career Development Award (a.k.a. K Award). This workshop explores the range of K Award options available, provides an overview of the K Award application process and review criteria, and includes a step-by-step guide to preparing an outstanding and successful application. With the exception of the K99/R00 mechanism, K award applicants must be citizens of the US or permanent residents.

 

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 8:30am - 10:30am
S120 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Bruce A. Freeman, PhD
Irwin Fridovich Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Peter A. Friedman, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Academics, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Securing research funding in the present economic climate requires more than producing good science – you must communicate transformative objectives within the context of a highly competitive research proposal. This workshop takes the mystery out of grant preparation and provides a pathway for success.

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