To prepare qualified faculty for careers that have a significant
impact on the health-related research needs of the nation.
The Research Career Development Program aims to promote the development and advancement of early career faculty to become independently-funded investigators and leaders of transformative scientific research. The Program provides qualified faculty with a tailored framework and resources to advance their research career goals.
Program resources to support faculty include:
- Protected research time
- Start-up funding for research
- Research training
- Core research support staff
The three-year program is designed for faculty (MDs and PhDs) who are highly-motivated to pursue independent research careers. Faculty will have the opportunity to apply for participation in the program once a year and selected participants will have access to a team of experienced clinical investigators, statisticians, and core research support staff.
Core program components include:
- Individualized research career development plan
- Engagement in research pilot projects
- Career and research project mentorship
- Research education training opportunities
Average Timeline to Becoming an Independent Investigator
For more information on the Research Career Development Program, please contact Nicole Donoghue, MPH at firstname.lastname@example.org.