The Transitions to Independent Environmental Health (TIEHR) Career Award is a 3-year bridge scholar development program for newly independent faculty who intend to pursue research careers in environmental health sciences. At the conclusion of the career development period the candidates are expected to demonstrate they can successfully compete for research funding in the environmental health sciences. Note: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor. Applicants proposing a clinical trial or an ancillary study to an ongoing clinical trial as lead investigator, should apply to the companion FOA (PAR-18-261). Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor.
Applicant citizenship: United States
Host country: United States
Years since PhD:
Award Duration (years): 3
Research costs: $150000
Subjects: Medicine and Health Sciences , Environmental Sciences
Additional comments: The overall goal of the NIH Research Career Development program is to help ensure that a diverse pool of highly trained scientists is available in appropriate scientific disciplines to address the Nation's biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs. The Transitions to Independent Environmental Health Research (TIEHR) Career Development Award is a 3-year bridge scholar development program for newly independent faculty. This award is intended to provide newly independent investigators (within 3 years of their first independent faculty appointment) the pilot funding and salary support during this critical period of career development so that he/she can further develop his/her independent research program. NIEHS will contribute up to $75,000 plus fringe benefits per year toward the salary of the career award recipient and $50,000 per year toward the research development costs of the award recipient. $375,000 max over three years.
How to apply? For further eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit: Official Funding website
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