CTSI announces RFA for the 2013 Clinical Research Scholars Program
Clinical Research Scholars Program is for junior faculty committed to pursuing careers in academic medicine as independently funded, clinical and translational investigators
Mar. 22, 2013 College News - The Clinical and Translational Science Institute is accepting Clinical Research Scholars Program applications from full-time junior faculty at CTSI affiliated institutions, including: Medical College of Wisconsin, Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Blood Center of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital and Health System, Froedtert Hospital and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. Applicants are accepted to the program based on the recommendation of the Clinical Research Scholars Program review committee.
Program participants will be exposed to an enriched academic environment, instruction in practical research skills, strategies for accessing relevant research resources, and guided development of manuscripts and research proposals. Applicants must have a minimum of 20% protected time for clinical research activities, although 40% protected time is recommended.
Recommendations to accept applicants are made on the basis of the candidate’s interest in clinical research, the candidate’s statement of commitment to participating in the program, and assurances that the applicant will have protected time to engage in research.
Applications are due by March 30, and the program begins on Sept. 10.
For more information and a link to the application, visit the Clinical Research Scholars Program page or contact Jane Kotchen, MD, Program Director, or Jennifer Kusch, PhD, Program Manager.