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Junior Faculty Career Development and Pre/Post Doc Programs Seek Applicants

November 21, 2016

The Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) KL2-Mentored Clinical and Translational Research Scholars program supports career development for junior faculty from prestigious programs at Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine, Georgia Institute of Technology, and now, PharmD or PharmD/PhD junior faculty at UGA’s College of Pharmacy. The program assists junior faculty in becoming independent, established and ethical clinical and/or translational research investigators. Trainees accepted into the program will receive salary support to enable them to spend at least 75% of their professional time on clinical and/or translational research and research training and a $25,000 technical budget for research-related expenses. A free two-session workshop for applicants will be held on Nov. 29 and Dec. 6 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. To register for this free workshop, e-mail Dr. Janet Gross and Cheryl Sroka with name, position, department, school, title of research study and NIH bio sketch. For more information on this career development opportunity, see ACTSI.

In addition, ACTSI has a RFA for the TL1 predoctoral (Medical, PhD and PharmD students) and postdoctotal (Medical/Pharmacy residents and fellows, and post-PhD fellows) clinical/translational research training award. Applicants from the UGA College of Pharmacy, who meet the specific eligibility requirements of any NIH-NRSA training awards, also are eligible to compete for the ACTSI TL1 predoctoral and postdoctoral training fellowships. A TL1 application writing workshop will be held on Dec. 2 from 1-3 pm with lunch provided. To register for this free workshop, e-mail Dr. Janet Gross and Cheryl Sroka. Additional details regarding the applicant and mentor eligibility, stipend as well as supplement for travel and research can be obtained here.

The College of Pharmacy contact for ACTSI is Dr. Somanath Shenoy, CAP associate professor and co-director for the KL2/TL1 Program of ACTSI. Email Dr. Shenoy at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Deadline for applications for both programs is March 1, 2017.